Billhead recording purchases by Mrs. Davenport from A. Johnston, silk mercer, haberdasher & lace man, Manchester.
- Additional Title(s):
Bought of A. Johnston, silk mercer, haberdasher & laceman
- Manchester, 1816.
- Physical Description:
- 1 sheet ; 12 x 20 cm
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- "Bought of A. Johnston, silk mercer, haberdasher & laceman. Millinery, dresses, baby linen, & family mourning."
"Manchester, 19 St Anna Square. 181-. For ready money no. fancy good to order returnable."
Completed in pen and black ink.
Ms inscription on verso: "Mrs. Johnson for 1816".
The London Gazette, 7 July 1818 (page 1231) records successful bankruptcy filings of Alexander Johnston, silk mercer and haberdasher, of Manchester.
One billhead of A. Johnston, Manchester clothier, recording purchases made by Mrs. Davenport in 1816. Records purchases made in which Mrs. Davenport buys parasols totalling £3/16/0. Payment received by E. Johnston.
- Subject Terms:
- Children's clothing -- Great Britain.Clothing and dress -- Great Britain.Clothing trade -- Great Britain.Hat trade -- Great Britain -- 19th century.Hats -- Great Britain -- 19th century.Johnston, Alexander (Silk mercer)Lace industry -- Great Britain.Manchester (England) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.Millinery -- Great Britain.Mourning clothing & dress.Parasols -- Great Britain.Silk -- Great Britain.
- Receipts (financial records)
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Johnston, Alexander (Silk mercer), Billhead recording purchases by Mrs. Davenport from A. Johnston, silk mercer, haberdasher & lace man, Manchester, 1816
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