From Jeremiah Olney
Providence, November 22, 1792. Introduces “the bearer, Mr. Geo. Benson,1 of the first mercantile House in this Town, under the firm of Brown, Benson & Ives.”
ADfS, Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence.
1. Benson had been elected a director of the Providence Bank on October 1, 1792, to replace Nicholas Brown who had resigned ([Philadelphia] Gazette of the United States, October 17, 1792).