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COMMITTEE FOR PROMOTING AND MANAGING A SUBSCRIPTION IN LONDON
Report of the Committee for Promoting and Managing a Subscription in London for the Relief of the Sufferers by the Calamity in the Shetland Islands, in July 1832.
London:, printed by J. Unwin,, 1834.
22, [2] p.; 19.5 cm. (8º)

Stormy weather in July 1832 had led to the loss of the lives of over a hundred fishermen. Soane is listed as a subscriber for £21, one of the highest individual amounts which are generally of the order of £10 or less. Lord Dundas alone is in for £50. N.M. Rothschild is down for ten guineas and his wife for five.

Copy Notes Bound last in a collection of pamphlets.

Binding Later C19th pebble-grained maroon binder's cloth, gilt-lettered spine reading 'Insurance & Societies'. Later numbered 'B' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 5381


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