Milliner

Stamford Mercury newspaper, Friday 15th February 1793

STAMP OFFICE, CAISTOR, 5th Feb. 1793
RESOLUTIONS
RESPECTING THE STAMP DUTIES on HATS, GLOVES and PERFUMERY.

At a MEETING of the Retailers of Hats, Gloves and Perfumery, this Day held at
the GEORGE INN, in CAISTOR, in the County of Lincoln, to consider of some Plan
to prevent the Practice of selling those Articles without Stamps, contrary to
Act of Parliament; Resolved, That we, whose Names are under-written, will paste,
and affix or use proper Stamps to every Hat, Pair of Gloves, or Article of
Perfumery we may sell by Retail, so long as the Stamp Duties on the several
Articles are continued. [notice continues]

Robert SWAN E. CAPES
Richard BOOTH M. CHISILL
Edward YOUNG Zachariah BORAMAN
Joseph BELL Faith GORBUTT
Samuel TURNER Vilart HACKFATH?
Ann SHAW Richard STEPHENSON
John SWAN

1828 Elizabeth Capes; Geo. Capes, postmaster

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