Robert Houstoun known as Robert Houstoun Rae

Partnership Role

Alexander Houstoun & Co.
Partner

West India merchant (Colonial - Caribbean)

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Firm Notes

Major Glasgow West India firm, failing in 1801.

Firm Sources

Douglas Hamilton’s ‘Scottish Trading in the Caribbean: The Rise and Fall of Houstoun & Co.’, in Ned C. Landsman (ed), Nation and Province in the First British Empire: Scotland and the Americas, 1600-1800 (Bucknell University Press, 2001), 94-126.