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Page of pamphlet concerning tea

Page of pamphlet concerning tea

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The New Room, John Wesley’s Chapel, Bristol. Founding date 1739.

Page of pamphlet – A letter to a friend concerning tea, 1768.
Wesley considered tea to be expensive, but fashion meant people were buying it who could not afford it.Wesley also considered it to be bad for the health.

John Wesley was the founder of the Methodist Church. He was an Abolitionist and a preacher, who wrote and preached against the slave trade.

Date: 1768

Copyright: Copyright, John Wesley's Chapel

Object ID:NR 2001.393

Part of Manor of Beere survey map

Part of Manor of Beere survey map

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Part of the survey map of the Manor of Beere by De Wilstar, 1744.
De Wilstar mapped the lands belonging to the Hospital, and noted the income from rents for some of the land.

The Society of Merchant Venturers is a Bristol-based organisation, which was formed in 1552 as an elite body of merchants involved in overseas trade. The Society still exists today.

Date: 1744

Copyright: Copyright The Society of Merchant Venturers

Map of coast of Africa

Map of coast of Africa

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A new and correct map of the cost of Africa , probably based on D’Anvilles map. From The Universal Dictionary of Trade and Commerce . Translated from Monsieur Savary by Malachy Postlethwayt esq. Published London, 1757.

Date: 1757

Copyright: Copyright Bristol University

Map of the Empire of Mexico

Map of the Empire of Mexico

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A new mapp of the Empire of Mexico showing the Caribbean islands. From A New Survey of the West Indies, by Thomas Gage, published London 1677.

Date: 1677

Copyright: Copyright Bristol University

Plan for curing house

Plan for curing house

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Plan for curing house for drying out sugar. From A True and Exact History of the Island of Barbadoes , by Richard Ligon, gent. London 1673.

Date: 1673

Copyright: Copyright Bristol University

Map of the island of Barbadoes

Map of the island of Barbadoes

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Map of the island of Barbadoes. From A True and Exact History of the Island of Barbadoes , by Richard Ligon, gent. London 1673.

Date: 1673

Copyright: Copyright Bristol University

Map of St Vincent

Map of St Vincent

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Map of St Vincent . From the Atlas of the West Indies .

Date: 1775

Copyright: Copyright Bristol University

Map of St Lucia

Map of St Lucia

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Map of St Lucia . From the Atlas of the West Indies .

Date: 1775

Copyright: Copyright Bristol University

Map of Barbadoes

Map of Barbadoes

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Map of Barbadoes . From the Atlas of the West Indies .

Date: 1775

Copyright: Copyright Bristol University

Map of Antigua

Map of Antigua

Description:

Map of Antigua . From the Atlas of the West Indies .

Date: 1775

Copyright: Copyright Bristol University

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