Merchants Resident in Calcutta.
The British merchants resident in Calcutta are a respectable and enterprising class of men, many of whom are possessed of large and independent fortunes, in the acquisition of which they have displayed those merchant talents, and that enterprising spirit, which are the characteristic of the British nation. The following are the principal houses.
Alexander & Co Joseph Barretto & Co Robert Campbell
Campbell, Hook, & Co Mackintosh,Fullon, & Co William Hollings
Colvins, Bazett & Co Mathew & Co John King
De Verinne, Pere & Fils Palmer & Co Stephen Laprimaudaye
Downie, Crullenden & Co Peter Lumsdain & Co Robert Lawson
Fairlie Fergusson & Co Reid Price & Co John Mackenzie
Francis & Gabriel Vrignon James Scott & Co James McTaggart
Hogue Davidson & Co Sinclair,Inglis & Co E.A. Roussac
Johannes Sarkies & Co
The Armenians are considered the most numerous body of foreign merchants in Calcutta; they carry on an extensive commerce with all parts of India and China, and are extremely diligent and attentive in business. They are considered to have the most accurate information from other parts, of any body of merchants. The principal houses are
Moses C. Arackel Simon Phanoos Bagram Narcis Johannes
Sarkies Johannes Abraham Avitmall Aratoon Joseph Camell
Carrapit Chatoor Z.J. Shircore S & Petruse Carapiets
Car. Muckertich Morat Stephen Aratoon J.M.Simeon.