|Tryon, George W.|| ||Philadelphia||Pennsylvania||1791|| |
|Tryon, George W.||134 North Second Street||Philadelphia||Pennsylvania||1829|| |
|Tryon, George W.||165 North Second Street||Philadelphia||Pennsylvania||1833|| |
|Tryon, George W.|| ||Philadelphia||Pennsylvania|| ||1878|
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|Government, May 4, 1832||550 Indian guns at $12.50 each|
|Government, March 19, 1833||510 Indian guns at $12.50 each|
|Government, April 3, 1840||1,500 Army muskets for Texas|
|Government, January 13, 1841||Indian or "Northwest" guns for the Department of the Interior, COmmissioner of Indian Affairs, which contract continued in effect for fifteen years.|
|Government, July 8, 1846||640 muskets at $12.18 each|
|Government, April 22, 1848||5,000 Model 1841 percussion rifles at $12.875 each|
Born in 1791, died in 1878. His parents arrived in America in 1773. Apprentice to
Frederick W. Goetz.
Father of Edward K. Tryon.
Partnership to later in 1811.
In 1814 George W. Tryon and John Joseph Henry contracted with George Harrison, Navy Agent, for 20 repeating swivels and 200 repeating muskets on Joseph G. Chambers patent for "repeating gunnery". Agreed was to jointly produce the entire lot for a total of $6,600, the muskets at $23 each.
George W. Tryon retired from active participation in the affais of the firm in 1841. Maker of Deringer-Style Pocket Pistols.