Lavey, John, Bill for a coffin for Doctor Thompson , 1817
- Bill for a coffin for Doctor Thompson : manuscript.
- Great Britain, 1817.
- Physical Description:
- 1 sheet ; 12 x 19 cm
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- "To making a full mounted coffin and furnishing, timber and nails, for the deceased Doctor Thompson £2. 5s. 6d. To engraving the breastplate 2s." The bill is signed by the coffin maker John Lavey, and receipted October 11, 1817.
- Subject Terms:
- Coffin industry -- Great Britain.Coffins -- Great Britain.Death care industry.Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Great Britain.Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.Thompson, Doctor, -1817.
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