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BLOSSOM, Thomas (fl 1808-1826)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/227-028
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: BLOSSOM, Thomas (fl 1808-1826)
Date(s): 1808-1826
Level of description: Collection
Extent: One production unit.
Name of creator(s): Blossom | Thomas | fl 1808-1826 | coachbuilder


Administrative/Biographical history:

Thomas Blossom was a coachbuilder who later worked in the Windward Islands for the London Missionary Society first as a carpenter, then from 1823 attempting to establish the manufacture of cotton.


Scope and content/abstract:

Account book of Thomas Blossom, coachbuilder, including costs and a detailed list of each stage of his work on repairing and building coaches and carriages of (named) gentry, 1809-14; summary entries of coach work, 1808-9; and Blossom's note of cargoes received at Tahiti and Eimeo (Windward Islands, French Polynesia) from the London Missionary Society, 1821-6.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

One item.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
January to May 2011.

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