Jonathan Thompson (Collector)
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This page is about the 19th century New York politician, for the British media personality see Jonathan Thompson.
He was the son of Isaac Thompson (1745-1816, judge of the Suffolk Court of Common Pleas, and member of the New York State Assembly in 1795) and Mary (Gardiner) Thompson (d. 1786). He married Elizabeth Havens (1773-1868), and they had six children, among them David Thompson.
It is interesting that in 1820 began the first peak of the transatlantic company "Black Ball Line" with packet-ships voyages as per schedule. The company was founded by Jeremia Thompson, Francis Thompson and others and one packet-sailing ships of the "Black Ball Line" had name "James Monroe" , - named in honor of President James Monroe.
From March 1840 until his death, he was President of the Bank of the Manhattan Company.
- The History of Long Island by Benjamin Franklin Thompson
- The Bankers' Magazine, and Statistical Register (Vol. 16, Part 2, page 689)
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