Manuscript list of 79 subscribers to the Company, usually giving their status or occupation, with the amounts subscribed, .
British Linen Company (subscribers)
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Administrative / Biographical History
The British Linen Company was incorporated by Royal Charter on 5 Jul 1746, 'to do everything that may conduce to the promoting and carrying on' the manufacture of linen.
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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
Manuscript folio. Bound with GL 8216.
Compiled by Sarah Smith as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.
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This manuscript is enclosed within a printed copy of Charter of the British Linen Company (Edinburgh, 1746) (Ref: GL 8216).