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Johnston, Alexander (Silk mercer)
Billhead recording purchases by Mrs. Davenport from A. Johnston, silk mercer, haberdasher & lace man, Manchester.
Alternate Title(s):
Bought of A. Johnston, silk mercer, haberdasher & laceman
Manchester, 1816.
Physical Description:
1 sheet ; 12 x 20 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TT635 .J64 1816 Box
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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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.
"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.
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)
Blank forms.
Financial records.
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