Certificate of Henry Wright

Scope and Content

Printed certificate with texts in English and French testifying that Henry Wright was an Englishman, possessed a 'handsome property', and 'may be depended upon in any mercantile concern he may transact between England and France, or any other nation', signed by Wright and 16 inhabitants of the parish of Tamworth, Staffordshire. With two duty stamps, one dated 1797. Printed by 'Cotton, printer, Tamworth'.

Administrative / Biographical History

No information available at present.


Single item.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Transferred from the Goldsmiths' Library of Economic Literature in 1977.

Other Finding Aids

Collection level description.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Parchment. 258 x 265 mm.

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.