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Forbes, John Murray

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John Murray Forbes was the brother of Robert Bennet Forbes, a ship's captain who commissioned a number of works from Lane. John Murray Forbes purchased land with his brother in Milton, Massachusetts and built a house for their mother there, known as the Robert Bennet Forbes house. According to the 1848 Boston Directory, John Murray Forbes had an office at 48 State Street. 

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photo (historical)
John Murray Forbes
Edith Perkins Cunningham
Book "Family Photographs" 1: 95.
Privately Printed; The Riverside Press
Courtesy of the Forbes House Museum.
Journal "K" 1862–64 V.III
John Murray Forbes
Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston

$150 paid to Sylvanus Smith per order of Capt. John Smith (page 509)

$100 paid on 6/30/62 to John Smith to pay his rent (page 520)

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"Masconomo", Manchester, Massachusetts, The Robert Forbes House, 1856
Edith Perkins Cunningham
Book "Family Photographs" 1:45
Privately Printed: The Riverside Press
Collection of the Forbes House Museum.
Portrait of Margaret Perkins Forbes
Collection of the Forbes House Museum, Milton, Mass.

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