West India merchant (Colonial - Caribbean)
Partnership between Lowbridge Bright, Evan Baillie and Richard Bright, active as mortgagees in St Vincent in 1775. Correspondence in the Bright papers at University of Melbourne appears to place the establishment of the new firm of Bright, Baillie & Bright in 1776.
Deed Book 1770-1776, British Library, EAP688/1/1/25, https://eap.bl.uk/archive-file/EAP688-1-1-25 pp. 282-290; 'Previous Control Number BFP19/B2F2/32. Letter to Henry Bright, Bristol, from Evan Baillie, Nevis, Jamaica. Re: Setting up of the new House, Bright, Baillie and Bright, and procedure to obtain the payment of debts', https://digitised-collections.unimelb.edu.au/handle/11343/112205?show=full