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Tryon, George W.

Name Street Town State From To
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


Patent Date Remarks
     


Contract for
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


Product
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.