Receipt for Cloth

£85.00

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Description

[001855] [Receipt for Cloth]. Bought of John Ellison, Woollen Draper, Near Somerset House, in the Strand. London: No Publisher, 1769. First Edition. 32mo (Oblong). Unbound. Receipt / Invoice. Good. Part printed, part manuscript receipt, approximately 205mm x 110mm in size.

Slightly browned and slightly creased, otherwise quite bright.

Dated 19th April, 1769, a receipt for a Mr Clarke, who bought eight yards of fine Wilton cloth, signed by the owner John Ellison.

Wilton was an important centre for weaving and cloth making and is still prominent in the manufacturing of carpets