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Life and anecdotes of Jemmy Wood, the eccentric banker, merchant, & draper, of Gloucester

Charles H. Savory

Life and anecdotes of Jemmy Wood, the eccentric banker, merchant, & draper, of Gloucester

also an account of the remarkable trial with reference to his will.

by Charles H. Savory

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Published by Kent and Co., Davies and Son in London, Gloucester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wood, James, -- 1756-1836.,
  • Yellowback books -- Specimens.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLife and anecdotes of James Wood, Esq., the eccentric millionaire, banker, and draper of Goucester
    GenreSpecimens.
    ContributionsSavory, Charles H. (printer)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, [1], 10-104, [8] p. ;
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19904563M

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Life and anecdotes of Jemmy Wood, the eccentric banker, merchant & draper of Gloucester: also an account of the remarkable trial with reference to his will.

In profile Jemmy Wood bore a passing resemblance to Mr Punch following a good lunch – but James Wood esq, the eccentric banker eccentric banker, merchant and draper’ of the city of Gloucester, England who died aged 80 on this day in in his old house above the shop in Westgate Street – died very rich indeed.

His is a story of ‘not quites’. Savory, Charles H. Life and Anecdotes of Jemmy Wood, the eccentric banker, merchant and draper, of Gloucester.

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