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Auction: 19031 - The Lou Manzi and A. J. Simms Collections of British Banknotes & other properties
Lot: 2315

Watts's Charity, two vouchers dated 25th April 1779 and 28th November 1853, a charity originally set up in 1579 with funds from the will of Richard Watts, the idea being to provide 'a Night's Lodging' and 'Fourpence' to 'poor Travellers' in almshouses around Rochester, Kent, with one of these almshouses offering inspiration for Charles Dickens' story "The Seven Poor Travellers",
in very good condition for type, attractive and most interesting

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