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Twelve signed manuscript receipts.

Stourbridge Free Grammar School [Worcestershire; education in eighteenth-century England]

Editorial: -1846., 1791
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The receipts are of irregular size, the smallest being 2 inches by 6 inches, and the largest 10 inches by 7 inches. The collection in very good condition overall with only a few items affected by slight spotting, creasing, fraying and discoloration from age. Occasional interesting information on the working of the rural artisan in the itemisation of some of the receipts. Item 1: cancelled receipt for rent, October 1791, from Holland Cookesey [in fact Holland Cooksey, father of Mrs Yeates, author of 'Eliza, a novel', 1800], signed by William Moseley on behalf of the school governors; on reverse, receipt for salary, November 1793, signed by R. Willets. Item 2: itemised receipt for work by the late Joshua Brettell, 1791, signed by Joshua Edwards. Item 3: receipts, 1791-2 ('for Ceiling of house in the Garden, viz Laths, Mortar, joints & workmanship') and 1794 ('for work done'), both signed by J. Pattinson. Item 4: itemised receipt for 'jobs to school', 1792, signed by Henry Richards. Item 5: itemised receipt for 'Work done at the freescooll [sic]', 1792, signed by Joshua Edwards. Item 6: itemised receipt, 1793-4, signed by W. Moseley. Item 7: itemised receipt for 'Work done at the Free school in Stourbridge, 1793-4, signed by Joseph Venables. Item 8: receipt 'to reparing The Freescool pump' [sic], December 1793, signed by James Ward. Item 9: itemised receipt 'for School', 1793-4, signed by Henry Richards. Item 10: receipt for salary, June 1794, signed by J Pattinson; on reverse, cancelled receipt for rent, signed by William Moseley, and with embossed twopenny receipt stamp. Item 11: receipt 'for work done', May 1826, signed by James Mills. Item 12: receipt from 'Mr Liquorish', November 1846, signed by George Hill. N° de ref. de la librería 3332

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Título: Twelve signed manuscript receipts.

Editorial: -1846.

Año de publicación: 1791

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

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Private premises. Autographs, manuscripts and archives on any subject. Particular interest in publishing and bookselling history. Occasional catalogues. Company number: 03785276

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