The Exeter Cloth Dispatch Book, 1763-1765 (Devon and Cornwall Record Society #63) (Hardcover)

This book reproduces a newly discovered manuscript detailing the exports of Claude Passavant, a Swiss migr merchant. Passavant's dispatch book comprises the most extensive surviving collection of Devon cloth with 2,475 surviving cloth samples. Thirteen chapters discuss the local and wider contexts of eighteenth-century cloth making. This study explores the quality, range, and vibrancy of cloth that lead to Exeter becoming an internationally renowned centre for the manufacture and trade of woollen cloth.
Product Details ISBN: 9780901853639
ISBN-10: 0901853631
Publisher: Devon & Cornwall Record Society
Publication Date: February 19th, 2021
Pages: 352
Language: English
Series: Devon and Cornwall Record Society