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[Receipt of payment for a volume of Thomas Dobson's Encyclopaedia : with blank for the amount to be enumerated in pounds].

Publication:
[Philadelphia? : s.n., 179-]
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Book
1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 8 x 20 cm.
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Other Title:
Text begins: Received of [blank] Being payment for [blank] Volume of the Encyclopaedia
Text (completed in ms.) begins: Received of Wm Simson Five Dollars Being payment for the Tenth Volume of the Encyclopaedia PU
Fingerprint:
*.A. orof 79++ ++++ (S) 1790 (Q)
Subjects:
Encyclopaedia Britannica -- Publishing -- History -- Sources.
Encyclopedias and dictionaries -- Publishing -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 18th century -- Sources.
Book industries and trade -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 18th century -- Sources.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Imprints -- History -- Sources.
Form/Genre:
Blank forms -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- 18th century.
Forms (documents)
Receipts (financial records)
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Summary:
Receipt of payment (with blanks for the date, the name of the payer and the amount paid, the volume purchased, and the receiver's signature, as well as for the amount paid to be enumerated in pounds) for a volume of the Encyclopaedia, or, A dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature (Evans 33676), published by Thomas Dobson of Philadelphia, Pa., and issued in parts from 1790-1797.
Notes:
Title devised by cataloger from content.
Broadside. To the left of the text is a border of type ornaments.
At head of sheet: Philadelphia, [blank] 179[blank].
Local notes:
Penn Libraries copy housed with: [Receipt of payment for a volume of Thomas Dobson's Encyclopaedia : with blank for the amount to be enumerated in dollars]. [Philadelphia? : s.n., 179-].
Penn Libraries copy: at head of sheet (completed in ms.): Philadelphia, Augst 31 1793.
Penn Libraries copy: "1.17.6" (i.e. the amount paid enumerated in pounds) is supplied in ms. in the blank provided.
Penn Libraries copy signed by Thomas Dobson.
Penn Provenance:
Dobson, Thomas, 1751-1823 (autograph)
Simson, William (inscription)
Penn Chronology:
179-
Contributor:
Dobson, Thomas, 1751-1823.
OCLC:
893310352