1799

Date: 1799

1799

In 1799, Alexander Johnston invested in international shipping to ensure his wool reached distant markets, building on his 
father's success.

Embracing the opportunities of the sea and maritime trade, he established clients in Canada and Jamaica. Considering himself both 'merchant and manufacturer', Alexander nurtured Johnstons of Elgin's spirit of global adventure.

Johnstons of Elgin Timeline 1799
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