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Deeds Box from the East Indiaman Exeter

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A deeds box from the East Indiaman 'Exeter', solid oak with iron strap hinges and a fancy brass escutcheon. 

 

together with the bindings of a ledger from the Exeter, green stained velum with red morocco title; the pages now cut away and removed.

 

The Exeter was a three-decker East Indiaman built by Wells and launched in 1792. She made eight voyages for the company. She took part in the Battle of Pulo Aura and on a separate voyage captured a French frigate. Her eventual fate is unknown, however, she falls from records as of 1811.

 

w:20 in x  d:13 in x  h:8.75 in. 

 

English circa 1790,

 

Item Code: 2589

£ 980

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