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Petitions for assistance from Benjamin Workman, 1810 - 1818

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/12: 485-494

Scope and Contents

Some were written while Workman was imprisoned in the debtor's prison at Newgate. The petitions include a poster giving details of his services as a tutor in navigation, mathematics, nautical astronomy, etc. [RGO 14/12: 494].


  • Creation: 1810 - 1818


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10 folio(s) (10 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials



Workman, Benjamin

Original geographic information

London [destination]

Original geographic information

London [origination]

Finding aid date

2011-11-24 17:06:42+00:00

Repository Details

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