Account and day books of John Redwood and John Wolston, merchants, of Exeter, Devon

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Account and day books of John Redwood and John Wolston, merchants, of Exeter, Devon comprising:

  • account book, called 'post book', apparently of John Redwood of Exeter, in partnership with John Wolston his brother-in-law, 1676-1721
  • day book of the same concern, 1723-25, with (fols. 1-5) some earlier entries copied in. A partial index of customers is at fols. i-xii.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Redwood (fl 1676-1725) and John Wolston (fl 1676-1725) were merchants from Exeter, Devon

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

Bought by the Library, Sotheby's, 5 July 1977, lot 9.

Note

Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.