Group of important documents relating to W. & H. Brown, printers, engravers and lithographers, 261 Brompton Rd., Kensington, London. William, Printers and Lithographers Henry Brown.
Group of important documents relating to W. & H. Brown, printers, engravers and lithographers, 261 Brompton Rd., Kensington, London
Group of important documents relating to W. & H. Brown, printers, engravers and lithographers, 261 Brompton Rd., Kensington, London
Group of important documents relating to W. & H. Brown, printers, engravers and lithographers, 261 Brompton Rd., Kensington, London
Group of important documents relating to W. & H. Brown, printers, engravers and lithographers, 261 Brompton Rd., Kensington, London
Group of important documents relating to W. & H. Brown, printers, engravers and lithographers, 261 Brompton Rd., Kensington, London
Group of important documents relating to W. & H. Brown, printers, engravers and lithographers, 261 Brompton Rd., Kensington, London
Group of important documents relating to W. & H. Brown, printers, engravers and lithographers, 261 Brompton Rd., Kensington, London
Group of important documents relating to W. & H. Brown, printers, engravers and lithographers, 261 Brompton Rd., Kensington, London
Group of important documents relating to W. & H. Brown, printers, engravers and lithographers, 261 Brompton Rd., Kensington, London
Group of important documents relating to W. & H. Brown, printers, engravers and lithographers, 261 Brompton Rd., Kensington, London
Group of important documents relating to W. & H. Brown, printers, engravers and lithographers, 261 Brompton Rd., Kensington, London

Group of important documents relating to W. & H. Brown, printers, engravers and lithographers, 261 Brompton Rd., Kensington, London

Group of documents relating to the business of W. & H. Brown, printers and lithographers, whose business was located at 261 Brompton Road, Kensington. Included is a lease for the property from 1872 and signed by seven trustees of the estate who were acting as landlords, the trustees being William Earl of Lovelace (spouse of the great mathematician Ada Lovelace), Richard Frederick of Burwood in Surrey, Henry Currie (the "Tsar of West Horsley"), Sir Frederick Vincent, 11th Baronet, Charles Gordon-Lennox the 8th Duke of Richmond, Charles Marsham 3rd Earl of Romney, William Pitt Amherst, 2nd Earl of Amherst, Algernon George Percy, 6th Duke of Northumberland, Francis Egerton, 3rd Earl of Ellesmere, William George Hylton Jolliffe, 1st Baron Hylton, Sir Percy Burrell, William John Evelyn, and Arthur Holme Sumner. The deed is on parchment, 28 x 22 inches, includes small surveyed drawing of the premises of the print shop. Also: 1866 indenture of apprenticeship of William Henry Brown to be apprenticed to Henry Brown as an engraver and printer, signed by both Browns and the boy's father, with the terms of payment (to Henry, and also Henry's proposed salary for William) laid out. Also a small handwritten receipt for payment from John Brown to Henry Brown for his son's room and board for five years' apprenticeship, and another receipt for the drawing up of the documents by a clerk. There is also a Memorandum of Agreement (15 x 9.5 inches) from 1885 in which the terms of Henry Brown's retirement from the business are laid out and the former apprentice and then partner, William Henry Brown, takes sole ownership of the business. There is a page included from the London Gazette, April 10, 1885, in which notice of this is given in formal public terms. Very Good. Item #H19198

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