Samuel Knight - John Ward - 1744-10-11

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Samuel Knight, Ely

Samuel Knight - John Ward - 1744-10-11
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  15442
InstitutionName of Institution. London, British Library
InventoryInventory number. Add. MS 6210, f.162 (formerly 119)
AuthorAuthor of the document. Samuel Knight
RecipientRecipient of the correspondence. John Ward
Correspondence dateDate when the correspondence was written: day - month - year . October 11, 1744
PlacePlace of publication of the book, composition of the document or institution. Ely 52° 23' 56.47" N, 0° 15' 43.34" E
Associated personsNames of Persons who are mentioned in the annotation. Roger Gale, Christopher Crowe, Mitford Crowe, Hugh Smithson, 3rd Baronet
LiteratureReference to literature. Burnett 2020b, p. 4001
KeywordNumismatic Keywords 
LanguageLanguage of the correspondence English
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Grand documentOriginal passage from the "Grand document".

'a good part of ye [Gale’s] coins were purchased in Italy some few years ago by Mr Crow (Brother to Consul Crow of Leghorn) who travelled into those parts with Sir Hugh Smithson.' (BL, Add. MS 6210, f.162 (formerly 119); Burnett 2020b, p. 400)


  1. ^  Burnett, Andrew M. (2020), The Hidden Treasures of this Happy Land. A History of Numismatics in Britain from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, BNS Special Publ. No 14 = RNS Special Publ. No 58, London, Spink & Son.