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Creator:
Gibson, Joseph (Merchant), creator.
Title(s):

Billhead recording purchases for repairs to a trunk and items of clothing purchased by John Hancock in 1820, from Joseph Gibson, Portsmouth.

Additional Title(s):

Bought of Joseph Gibson, Navy and Army clothier, linen & woolen draper, hosier & hatter

Published/Created:
Portsmouth, 1820.
Physical Description:
1 sheet : illustration ; 16 x 20 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TT497 .G53 1820 Box
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Archives & Manuscripts
Notes:
"Bought of Joseph Gibson, Navy and Army clothier, linen & woolen draper, hosier & hatter. Young gentlemen fitted out for the Navy & Army & a great variety of every article required for both services. An experienced foreman from London & the best taylors always employed in the house. Gosport & 88, High Street, Portsmouth."
"Sextants, quadrants, mathemaical instruments, spy glasses, swords, dirks, belts, &c. &c. &c." and "Funerals completely furnished".
"Importer of foreign wines and spirits. Sea cots & bedding."
Signed: "John Hancock."
Completed in pen and black ink.
Engraved billhead of Joseph Gibson, Portsmouth Navy and Army clothier, recording purchases made by John Hancock in 1820. Records charges made for repairs to a trunk and articles of clothing totalling £1/1/5.
Subject Terms:
Clothing trade -- Great Britain.
Drapery industry -- Great Britain.
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Great Britain.
Gibson, Joseph (Merchant)
Hancock, John, active 1820.
Hat trade -- Great Britain.
Liquor industry -- Great Britain.
Military uniforms -- Great Britain.
Nautical instruments -- Great Britain.
Portsmouth (England) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Wine industry -- Great Britain.
Woolen goods industry -- Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1820.
Invoices.
Billheads.
Blank forms.
Ephemera.
Financial records.
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