George S. Brown papers 1816-1843 (bulk 1816-1833)
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Biography

George S. Brown (1798-1833) conducted business in Wickford, Rhode Island, and St. Marys, Georgia, in the early 1800s, trading primarily in lumber, foodstuffs, and cotton. He also owned several slaves. He did business with merchants in Georgia, New York, and Rhode Island. George S. Brown and Samuel Clarke were business partners until 1824, after which Brown became a junior partner in the firm Seabury & Brown.