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Lot 134 of 207: Commercial Investigator's Journal [?Hughes, Augustus]Journal of an investigation into the abuses of the Porto Wine Trade, manuscript, 1829. 8vo, half leather over marbled boards; pp. 67 pages MSS.The unknown author was sent by 'Mr Lancaster' to investigate fraud committed against him by the Porto wine trade. The author appears to be writing to M'rs Horton and Peter Garton with his information. This journal is principally a record of the agent's findings, with digressions for sight-seei...

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Books, Maps & Ephemera(#172BK)  15/03/2019 10:30 AM GMT  Closed