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John Bland, London merchant, who immigrated ca. 1635 to Virginia.
Returning to London, he "is known to have written *Trade Revived, or A way proposed to restore...the...trade of our English nation*...(1659); and *To the King's most excellent Majesty, the humble remonstrance of John Bland*...(1661)....He had traded in Seville...and had a half-share in the cargo of the Peter and Andrew, sent to Tangier in September ....He went to Tangier in October 1664 after failing to obtain the contract for supplying it with victuals. There he became Mayor in 1668 and 1670. [L&M, iii.158.n.1.] m. Sarah Green, daughter of Giles Green Esq; d. 8 Jun 1680.
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