Papers and autobiographical memoirs, 1763-1786, apparently compiled for circulation amongst family and friends. Consists of an 'Account of Madeira wine for costs and charges' (ff.2v-3), 'Transactions of three years in trade [1760-63]' (ff.4-12) and 'Letters that were written to me in the progress of my misfortunes' concerning business, bankruptcy as a result of war, and personal matters (ff.13-146).
Pyott, Thomas Robert
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 96 MS 122
- Dates of Creation1760-1786
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 volume, 146 leaves
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Pyott was a wine merchant of Kingston upon Hull who lost his fortune in trade speculations.
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