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30 January 2007

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Exeter Working Papers in British Book Trade History; 10
The London book trades of the later 18th century. Names: E

Eade, Jonathan This day is publish'd. A new and correct chart of the gulph of Finland, ... Printed for and sold by Jonathan Eade at King Edward's Stairs, Wapping (Daily Advertiser 29 May 1750)

East, Edward. Whereas Thomas Leversage, apprentice to Edward East, bookbinder, in Star-yard, Carey-street, absented himself on Tuesday the 15th inst. therefore this is to caution all persons from harbouring or employing the said Thomas Leversage ... (Daily Advertiser 25 Aug 1775)

East, John. John East, Old Bond Street, paper manufacturer to surrender the 11th, 18th of July and 12th Aug. at one at Guildhall (London Gazette 1 Jul 1797). Dividend declared for Nov. 4, 1797 (London Gazette 14 Oct 1797). John East, Brompton, paper-manufacturer, to surrender July 11, 18, Aug 12 at Guildhall (London Gazette 1 Jul 1797). The Commisioners in a Commission of Bankrupt awarded and issued forth against John East, late of Old Bond-Street, in the County of Middlesex, but now of Brompton, in the said County, Paper-Manufacturer ... intend to meet ... 17th day of December instant, at One o'Clock in the Afternoon, at Guildhall, London, in order to receive the Proof of a Debt due from the said Bankrupt to George Elliot Vinicombe (London Gazette 3 Dec 1799)

Eaton, Daniel Isaac. Geo. Houston, the author of a blasphemous book entitled Ecce homo was sentenced to be imprisoned two years in Newgate and to pay a fine of 200l. This is the person given up as the author of the infamous work in question by the late D. Isaac Eaton, who was convicted as its publisher (Morning Chron. 15 Nov 1814) Acutally the translator; the author was Paul Henri Thiry, Braron d'Holbach.

Eberall, George. Jamaican printer, son of Thomas Eberall, tailor; apprenticed to Josiah Millidge, printer of Maiden Lane, on 6 Nov 1770. (Cave, Roderick. "Printing in eighteenth-century Jamaica" Library, 5 ser., vol. 33, no. 3 (Sep 1978), p. 193, n. 29)

Eckhardt, Antoine George. Antoine George Eckhardt, late of Sloane-street, Chelsea, paper-stainer to surrender 3, 7 May and 7 Jun at 10 o'clock at Guildhall (London Gazette 26 Apr 1796). Bankruptcy enlarged to July 6, 1796 (London Gazette 4 Jun 1796).

Eckhardt, Frans Frederick. Frans Frederick, late of Sloane-street, Chelsea, paper-stainer to surrender 7, 10 May and 7 Jun at 10 o'clock at Guildhall (London Gazette 26 Apr 1796). Bankruptcy enlarged to July 5, 1796 (London Gazette 4 Jun 1796).

Edmonds and Harper. Stationers and paper hanging manufacturers in the Poultry. See Churchill Harper.

Edwards, Rebecca. See William Edwards.

Edwards, Thomas. Thomas Edwards, formerly of the Savoy Precinct, late of the Parish of St. Martin in the Fields, near Exeter Exchange, engraver, in his Majesty's Prison of the Fleet, to take benefit of the act for relief of insolvent debtors (London Gazette 4 Jun 1765

Edwards, William. On Wednesday last [29 Nov] died Mr. Edwards, stationer in the Temple (Daily Advertiser 2 Dec 1775). Rebecca Edwards, widow of William Edwards, late stationer in the Temple-Cloisters, begs leave to return thanks to the friends and customers of her late husband for all their favours; ansd she informs them and the public, that she intends to carry on the stationery business in all its branches, for the benefit of herself and children ... (Daily Advertiser 1 Jan 1776)

Egleton, Stephen. Stephen Egleton, late of Leonard-Street, Shoreditch ... but now of the Fleet Prison, London, paper-hanger and stationer ... to surrender 4th and 15th Feb, 15th Mar at Guildhall (London Gazette 1 Feb 1800)

Eglin, Septimus. ... in the Commission of Bankrupt ... against Septimus Eglin and Sarah Pepys, late of Chiswell-Street, in the Parish of St. Luke, Old-Street ... Sarah Pepys hath in all things conformed herself ... her certificate will be confirmed on or before the 13th day of August (London Gazette 23 Jul 1799)

Elisha, James. Amicable Society for a Perpetual Assurance ... to pay claims due by death of the several persons here undermentioned, viz. James Elsha, late of Houndsditch, London, bookbinder (Daily Advertiser 17 Jul 1753). In the Guildhall library there is a marriage allegation dated 27 Jan 1736/7 for St catherine's near the Tower. There is also a bond of the same date for James Elisha widower and bookbinder living in the parish of St Botolph Aldgate. He married Mary Jones of the St Olaves parish, Southwark. His first wife was probably Martha, and she and their four children were dead by 1735. On three of their baptisms his address is Houndsditch. Supplementary information from Sandra Caton, March 2008.

Ellis, Mr. On Thursday [25 Jan] died suddenly in his chair, at his house in St. Alban's-street, Mr. Ellis, an eminent stationer (Daily Advertiser 27 Jan 1753)

Elvey, John. The partnership between John Elvey and Thomas Green of No. 93, Oxford-street, pocket-book-makers, was dissolved March 8, 1799. Thomas Green to receive and discharge all debts. The business to be carried on by Thomas Green at No. 93, Oxford-street, on his own account and By Mr Elvey, at No. 10, New Bond-street, on his own separate account (London Gazette Mr 1799)

Esch, Louis von. Lewis von Esch, Ranelagh-street, Pimlico, music-seller, to surrender Aug. 6, 13, Sept 10 at Guildhall (London Gazette 30 Jul 1796). Certificate of bankruptcy to be granted on or before Oct. 18 1796 (London Gazette 27 Sep 1796). Dividend declared for Apr. 22, 1797 (London Gazette 21 Mar 1797)

Escher, Henry. Removed from Causeway, Newington Butts, to No. 24, Broad-street, Bloomsbury (Times 20 Jul 1785)

Etherington, Christopher. Christopher Etherington the elder, Fleet-Street, bookseller to surrender Feb 14, 22, Mar. 18 at Guildhall (London Gazette 4 Feb 1783). Dividend declared for June 24, 1783 (London Gazette 3 Jun 1783). Dividend declared for July 15, 1783 (by adjournment for the 24th inst.) (London Gazette 28 Jun 1783)

Evans, Mr. Married yesterday [23 Nov] Mr. Evans, Wych Street, stationer, to Miss Pritchard of the same place (Times 24 Nov 1797). Partner with Matthew Richard and John Watt.

Evans, Mr. On Thursday night [11 Nov] died Mr Evans [of Evans and Offerd], bookseller, stationer and librarian, at his house in Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury (Daily Advertiser 13 Nov 1779)

Evans, Benjamin Beale. Married on Saturday [12 jun], Mr. B. B. Evans, of the Poultry, to Miss Plumpton, of Wildreness-row (Oracle 16 Jun 1790)

Evans, James. Married Saturday [26 Jan] Mr. James Evans (jun.), bookseller, in Paternoster-row, to Miss Hamilton, of Falcon-court, Fleet-street (daughter of Mr Archibald Hamilton, printer (Times 28 Jan 1788, Gent. Mag. Jan 1788, 82). The bookselling business carried on by Thomas and James Evans, Paternoster-row, will in future be carried on by James Evans only as of Feb. 21, 1789. Demands to and from creditors will be discharged by Thomas Evans at No. 3, Oxford Arms-passage, Warwick-lane (London Gazette 21 Feb 1789). James Evans, Paternoster Row, bookseller, to surrender July 25, Aug 1, 29, at Guildhall (London Gazette 18 Jul 1795). Bankruptcy enlarged to Oct. 17, 1795 (London Gazette 29 Sep 1795). Dividend declared for Aug. 18, 1798 (London Gazette 24 Jul 1798)

Evans, Thomas. The bookselling business carried on by Thomas and James Evans, Paternoster-row, will in future be carried on by James Evans only as of Feb. 21, 1789. Demands to and from creditors will be discharged by Thomas Evans at No. 3, Oxford Arms-passage, Warwick-lane (London Gazette 21 Feb 1789).

Eynon, Mr. Wanted by Michaelmas next, for the winter season, in a healthy part of the county 4 to 8 miles off London, a convenient apartment ... Direct for B.B. at Mr. Eynon's, printseller, under the Royal Exchange ... (Daily Advertiser 15 Jul 1753)

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