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The Cambridge Market returns were received during this period by William Dowding, receiver of corn returns, London, and Richard Rowe, inspector. The third official was William Jacob (1762?-1851), traveller and writer. Jacob enjoyed success as a London merchant, before becoming comptroller of corn returns to the board of trade, 1822-1842.

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Cambridge Market Returns

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6268-6278
Scope and Contents

Includes certificates, tables, memoranda and other papers.

Dates: 1802-1879
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