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The Earles of LiverpoolA Georgian Merchant Dynasty$
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Peter Earle

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9781781381731

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.5949/liverpool/9781781381731.001.0001

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Thomas Earle of Hanover Street

Thomas Earle of Hanover Street

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(p.145) Chapter Seven Thomas Earle of Hanover Street
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The Earles of Liverpool
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Peter Earle

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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781781381731.003.0007

Thomas returned to Liverpool in 1766 where he remained until his death in 1781, his obituary describing him as “an eminent and worthy merchant”. He continued to supervise the Livorno partnership, being especially interested in the shipment of sculpture and paintings for aristocratic customers in Britain. His Liverpool shipping interests comprised trade to and from America and the West Indies as well as the Mediterranean, some of his imports, especially mahogany, being sold on from warehouses in Liverpool. Thomas was also a partner in a company importing glass beads from Venice for sale to slave merchants. Before he died he had arranged for the future marriage of his elder daughter Maria to her first cousin, Thomas, eldest son of William, the slave merchant.

Keywords:   art trade, Grand Tour, beads, mercantile dynasticism

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