Autograph Signed Receipt, on engraved letterhead, from William Wood ('Successor to Mr. Floyer'), bookseller in the Strand, London, to '- Aylmer Esqr:', 'for Sir R. Kennedy'.

William Wood (successor to Richard Floyer), bookseller, 428 Strand, London [Sir Robert Kennedy; Aylmer]
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William Wood, 428 Strand, London. 5 November 1816.
SKU: 13449

1p., landscape 12mo. In fair condition, on lightly-aged paper, with slight traces of mount on reverse. Copperplate letterhead reading: 'Bought of Willm. Wood, | (Successor to Mr. Floyer.) | Bookseller, 428, Strand.' The receipt is headed by Wood '- Aylmer Esqr:' and reads: '1816 | Novr: 5 Turtons Linnaeus 7 Vol: £5 - - | Packing Case 0 3s 0 | [total] £5 3s 0d | Settled Novr: 4. W. Wood'. On reverse, in another hand: 'Paid for Sir R. Kennedy | £5 ..0 .. 0'. BBTI has no record of a William Wood at this address, but does list one later in Tavistock Street, Covent Garden. It lists Richard Floyer at this address between 1799 and 1817, this item proving the latter date incorrect.