George Coit was one of the prominent figures in early Buffalo, and was the business partner of Charles Townsend. Townsend and Coit were two of, if not the first men in Buffalo that were wealthy.
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A. Little, “George Coit,” Digital Collections - University at Buffalo Libraries, accessed December 6, 2019, https://digital.lib.buffalo.edu/items/show/80954.