Wine trade petition

Scope and Content

Petition to Henry Pelham, First Lord of the Treasury, presented by glass makers giving 'Reasons against importing French Wine in Bottles', dating from either 1743 or 1754. Signed by Richard Ricardi, Gerard van Horn, William Jackson and Samuel Lowe.

Administrative / Biographical History

No information available at present.


Single item.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Given by André Simon, via the BRA, in 1974.

Other Finding Aids

Collection level description.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

390 x 250 mm. Bifolium.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Related Material

University of London MS 743 also consists of documents relating to the wine trade collected by André Simon.