London merchant, bankrupt in 1784. With his brother James Fraser who predeceased him, he purchased property on St Vincent from Evan Baillie in 1772 for £21,000, for which Baillie took back a mortgage.
London Gazette 12508 6 January 1784 p.8, which shows John Fraser as of New Court Swithins Lane trading as John Fraser & Co.
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1772 [EA] - 1784 [LA] → Joint owner
In 1772 John Fraser and his brother James Fraser bought two estates from Evan Baillie that appear to have been the precursors of the Orange Hill estate.
John Fraser & Co.
West India merchant?