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Gordon & Co Bill for Seeds, 1822

 
Gordon & Co Bill for Seeds, 1822 by GORDON, Forsyth, Thomson & Co. (1822)
Author: GORDON, Forsyth, Thomson & Co.
Title: Gordon & Co Bill for Seeds, 1822
 
Year: 1822
Publisher: Unpublished
Place: Wiltshire & London
Dust Jacket: No
Signed: Yes
 
Price: £50
 
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[4] 'Dutch turnip', 'Windsor Beans' and 'Negro dwarf kidney beans': a bill from a London nursery - 'Seedsman' - for supplying vegetable seeds to the lawyer John Thomas Batt to be planted at his country home, New Hall, near Salisbury in Wiltshire. Quarto sized bifolium with printed bill-head on the first recto, accomplished in manuscript with about 40 types of seed to be sent to 'J.T.Batt Esq, New Hall near Salisbury' at a total cost of '£6"0"9' with the company's docket title to the final blank and a note in Batt's hand. Batt was a successful London lawyer from the 1780s-1820s who was an executor of Sir Edward Gibbon and a political mover and shaker during the tumultuous years before William Pitt became Prime Minister. In addition to lodgings in Lincoln's Inn he had a country home near Salisbury
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