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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/227-063
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives - click here to see details of the physical location of collection
Date(s): 1779-1784
Level of description: Collection
Extent: Two production units.
Name of creator(s): Unknown.


Administrative/Biographical history:

The name of Peter Dobree is found in a number of places in these ledgers, perhaps as a partner in the business, but the bank cannot be identified from London directories. Samuel Dobree and Sons (later of 6 Tokenhouse Yard) can be found in directories at 65 Old Broad Street from 1800; Dobree and Aubin, merchants, are found at this address 1798-99.


Scope and content/abstract:

Current account ledgers of a merchant banker, perhaps a predecessor of Samuel Dobree and Sons.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Volumes in chronological order.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Purchased by Guildhall Library in 1934. 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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