Wine merchant manuscript accounts

Scope and Content

Account book. Entries begin in January 1789. 56 pages. Also includes 5 bank receipts from Goslings Bank. Contemporary vellum cover with inscriptions "Jonathan Michie" and "Goslings Bank".

Administrative / Biographical History

Jonathan Michie had premises at 35 Craven Street, Strand. He was a member of the Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufacture and Commerce from 1786 until 1791. Michie formed a partership with his brother John Michie (1720-1788), a director of the East India Company. After John Michie's death, Jonathan Michie had sole responsibility for the wine business.

Access Information

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