Copper-engraved billhead with handwritten invoice issued by John Mumford, located at the sign of the Harlequin and Pierot, Tavistock Street, Covent Garden. The billhead includes the tradesman's sign of a harlequin and pierrot within a circular medallion. Dated December 1749 to May 1750 the invoice refers to the supply of a bone hoop, blue mantua and pink coat to Mrs Harriet Hucks. Both the engraved and handwritten script are in English round hand. By 1751 this business had been taken over by…

Copper-engraved billhead with handwritten invoice issued by John Mumford, located at the sign of the Harlequin and Pierot, Tavistock Street, Covent Garden. The billhead includes the tradesman's sign of a harlequin and pierrot within a circular medallion. Dated December 1749 to May 1750 the invoice refers to the supply of a bone hoop, blue mantua and pink coat to Mrs Harriet Hucks. Both the engraved and handwritten script are in English round hand. By 1751 this business had been taken over by…

Copper-engraved billhead with handwritten invoice issued by the razor maker and cutler Joseph Baker located at Bedford Street. The billhead lists the range of items manufactured and supplied by Baker including surgeon's instruments, razors, scissors, knives and forks as notes that he also mounts handles on knives in silver and agate. The handwritten invoice dated July 1749 refers to the supply of knives and forks and the mounting of handles.

Copper-engraved billhead with handwritten invoice issued by the razor maker and cutler Joseph Baker located at Bedford Street. The billhead lists the range of items manufactured and supplied by Baker including surgeon's instruments, razors, scissors, knives and forks as notes that he also mounts handles on knives in silver and agate. The handwritten invoice dated July 1749 refers to the supply of knives and forks and the mounting of handles.

Copper-engraved billhead with handwritten invoice issued by John Aubery, with premises located at the corner of the Exeter Exchange in the Strand. The billhead includes an engraving of a metal framework cage or cabinet indicating that John Aubery was a metalworker or sold metal goods. The invoice dated 1st April 1743 refers to the supply of 'fine overwork' to the Hucks household.

Copper-engraved billhead with handwritten invoice issued by John Aubery, with premises located at the corner of the Exeter Exchange in the Strand. The billhead includes an engraving of a metal framework cage or cabinet indicating that John Aubery was a metalworker or sold metal goods. The invoice dated 1st April 1743 refers to the supply of 'fine overwork' to the Hucks household.

Copper-engraved billhead with handwritten invoice issued by the glassmaking company George Maydwell and Richard Windle located at the King's Arms against Norfolk Street, The Strand. The billhead includes an engraving of the Royal Coat of Arms referring to the company's role as glassmaker to King George III. The invoice, refers to the supply of wine, water, beer and ale glasses and decanters between 1767 and 1769 to Sir Lynch Salusbery Cotton Bart (1705-1775).

Copper-engraved billhead with handwritten invoice issued by the glassmaking company George Maydwell and Richard Windle located at the King's Arms against Norfolk Street, The Strand. The billhead includes an engraving of the Royal Coat of Arms referring to the company's role as glassmaker to King George III. The invoice, refers to the supply of wine, water, beer and ale glasses and decanters between 1767 and 1769 to Sir Lynch Salusbery Cotton Bart (1705-1775).

Copper-engraved billhead with handwritten invoice issued by the hosiery firm of Burkitt and Langdown located at the corner of Queen Street, Cheapside. The handwritten invoice refers to the supply of hose including boys fine grey hose, fine cotton hose, mens scarlet hose and boys fine cotton hose to the Hucks household between November 1747 and April 1748.

Copper-engraved billhead with handwritten invoice issued by the hosiery firm of Burkitt and Langdown located at the corner of Queen Street, Cheapside. The handwritten invoice refers to the supply of hose including boys fine grey hose, fine cotton hose, mens scarlet hose and boys fine cotton hose to the Hucks household between November 1747 and April 1748.

Copper-engraved billhead and handwritten invoice issued by Samuel Hoggins, tallow chandler located 'facing' Cecil Street in the Strand. Dated April-June 1757 the invoice refers to supply of candles to a Mr Hoskins. Tallow candles were the cheapest and commonest form of domestic candle in the mid 18th century. With the arrival of brighter and less foul smelling spermaceti candles, in the late 18th century, however, they gradually fell out of favour.

Copper-engraved billhead and handwritten invoice issued by Samuel Hoggins, tallow chandler located 'facing' Cecil Street in the Strand. Dated April-June 1757 the invoice refers to supply of candles to a Mr Hoskins. Tallow candles were the cheapest and commonest form of domestic candle in the mid 18th century. With the arrival of brighter and less foul smelling spermaceti candles, in the late 18th century, however, they gradually fell out of favour.

Copper-engraved billhead with handwritten invoice issued by the woollen draper and men's mercer Gouldsmith and King located at 108 New Bond Street. The billhead includes an engraving by the engraver and printer John Robinson of the Royal Coat of Arms in acknowledgement of the firm's role as 'embroiderer to his majesty' King George III. The handwritten invoice dated 4th June 1793 refers to the supply of a pair of worsted stocking breeches to Sir James Linley Long.

Copper-engraved billhead with handwritten invoice issued by the woollen draper and men's mercer Gouldsmith and King located at 108 New Bond Street. The billhead includes an engraving by the engraver and printer John Robinson of the Royal Coat of Arms in acknowledgement of the firm's role as 'embroiderer to his majesty' King George III. The handwritten invoice dated 4th June 1793 refers to the supply of a pair of worsted stocking breeches to Sir James Linley Long.

Copper-engraved billhead with handwritten invoice issued by Joseph Greves, elastic brace manufacturer and 'glover extraordinary' located at 13 Strand, opposite St Martin's Church. The billhead engraved by Richard Silvester includes the Prince of Wales coat of arms in recognition of Joseph Greves's role as supplier of goods to the Prince's household. Dated 4th June 1805 the invoice refers to the supply of a pair of double elastic braces to Mr Booth.

Copper-engraved billhead with handwritten invoice issued by Joseph Greves, elastic brace manufacturer and 'glover extraordinary' located at 13 Strand, opposite St Martin's Church. The billhead engraved by Richard Silvester includes the Prince of Wales coat of arms in recognition of Joseph Greves's role as supplier of goods to the Prince's household. Dated 4th June 1805 the invoice refers to the supply of a pair of double elastic braces to Mr Booth.

Copper-engraved billhead with handwritten invoice issued by the linen draper Richard Day and Son, located at the Turks Head, 7 York Street, Covent Garden. Dated 10th February 1791 the invoice refers to the supply of of Scotch sheeting to the Hucks household. The engraved and handwritten script is in English round hand with Roman capitals noting that the company supplied linen to King George III.

Copper-engraved billhead with handwritten invoice issued by the linen draper Richard Day and Son, located at the Turks Head, 7 York Street, Covent Garden. Dated 10th February 1791 the invoice refers to the supply of of Scotch sheeting to the Hucks household. The engraved and handwritten script is in English round hand with Roman capitals noting that the company supplied linen to King George III.

Copper-engraved billhead with handwritten invoice issued by the linen draper Thomas Herne located at the Star, No 121 corner of King Street, Holborn. The billhead includes an engraving of the tradesman's sign of a worker operating a hand loom within a decorative cartouche headed with a star. Dated 24th June 1790 the handwritten invoice refers to the supply of linen to the Hucks household. The billhead notes that the draper also supplies linen to the Royal Household.

Copper-engraved billhead with handwritten invoice issued by the linen draper Thomas Herne located at the Star, No 121 corner of King Street, Holborn. The billhead includes an engraving of the tradesman's sign of a worker operating a hand loom within a decorative cartouche headed with a star. Dated 24th June 1790 the handwritten invoice refers to the supply of linen to the Hucks household. The billhead notes that the draper also supplies linen to the Royal Household.

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