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" ... have been beyond the means of most sippers, seeing that in 1666 a pound of tea cost sixty shillings, and money was then at a far higher value than in the present century. The multifarious ramifications of these traders, justified the application of... "
Descriptive Catalogue of a Cabinet of Roman Family Coins Belonging to His ... - Page 289
by Algernon Percy Duke of Northumberland - 1856 - 323 pages
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The Numismatic Journal, Volume 1

John Yonge Akerman - Numismatics - 1837
...sold small coins for money-changing. But tea, the staple by which grocers now make gross fortunes4, had not then obtained its footing; for this lymph...to those "engrossing" merchandize, as because they sold by the gross. Their more ancient name was Pepperers, from the drugs and spices which they sold...
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Tokens Issued in the Seventeenth Century in England, Wales, and Ireland: By ...

Tokens - 1858 - 630 pages
...which grocers now make gross fortunes, had not then obtained its footing ; for this lymph must then have been beyond the means of most sippers, seeing...present century. The multifarious ramifications of those traders justified the application of the term grocers, as well as to those ' engrossing" merchandise,...
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History of the present deanery of Bicester, Oxon, Parts 1-2

Ardley (England) - 1882
...by which grocers now " make gross fortunes, had not obtained its footing, for this lymph must then have been " beyond the means of most sippers, seeing that in 1666 a Ib. of tea cost 6os- and money "was then at a far higher value than in the present century. The multifarious...
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Trade Tokens Issued in the Seventeenth Century in England, Wales ..., Volume 2

William Boyne - Tokens - 1889
...which grocers now make gross fortunes, had not then obtained its footing ; for this lymph must then have been beyond the means of most sippers, seeing...at a far higher value than in the present century. Their more ancient name was pepperers, from the drugs and spices which they sold, a branch which was...
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Trade Tokens Issued in the Seventeenth Century in England, Wales ..., Volume 1

William Boyne - Tokens - 1889
...make gross form.fi. had not then obtained its footing ; for this lymph must then have been beyond oe means of most sippers, seeing that in 1666 a pound of tea cost sixty shillings ; IK money was then at a far higher value than in the present century. Their san ancient name was pepperers,...
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