A List of Bankrupts with their Dividends, Certificates, &c. From...
1810 Digest of English Financial Failures Smith, William & Co. A List of Bankrupts with Their Dividends, Certificates, Etc. From January 1, 1808 to August 1, 1810, Being a Continuation for the Last Twenty-Two Years, From January 1, 1808, To August 1, 1810, Inclusive, Distinguishing, At One View, The Date of Each Commission; The Number of Dividends to the Joint or Separate Estate and When Final; The Certificate, If Obtained; And the Name and Residence of the Town and Country Solicitors to Each Estate; With a Full Commission from Which Solicitors to Each Estate; With a Full Description of the Commission, From Which Solicitors May Draw Their Affidavits for Proof of Debts; The Whole Faithfully and Accurately Transcribed from the London Gazettes, And Arranged Alphabetically; Forming an Index of Commercial Information, Of the Greatest Importance and Utility to the Banker Merchant, Manufacturer, Tradesman, & Lawyer. Inscribed to the Governor and Company of the Bank of England; Directors of the Honourable East India Company: with their Patronage. London: Printed for the compiler, by W. Heseltine. 1810.  pp. Octavo (9" x 5-1/2"). Original publisher boards rebacked in paper, original spine label retained, untrimmed edges. Light rubbing to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, hinges mended. Moderate toning to text, light foxing in few places, presentation inscription, "For Wm. Smith [illegible]/ H. Clarke," to verso of half-title. $650 * An extraordinary snapshot of financial failures, both private and commercial in Regency Britain. Similar lists were published in several other years, viz. 1794, 1795, 1806, 1808, 1811 and 1812. In addition, monthly lists were included in the European Magazine. Our list is not listed on COPAC.
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