West India merchant (Colonial - Caribbean)
Partners listed c. 1795 as Robert McKay, James Gordon, John Riddell, William Robertson, John Robertson, and John Spens Munro.
The firm failed in 1818.
Devine (1978) 'An Eighteenth-Century Business elite: Glasgow-West India Merchants, c. 1750- 1815 ', The Scottish Historical Review , 57:163, Part 1, pp. 40-67.
Stephen Mullen, 'The ‘Glasgow West India interest: integration, ￼collaboration and exploitation in the British Atlantic World', PhD thesis, University of Glasgow (2015) p. 165-166.
We are grateful to Martin Sweet for his assistance in compiling this entry.