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Paul, Lewislocked

(d. 1759)
  • R. B. Prosser
  • , revised by Gillian Cookson

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Paul, Lewis (d. 1759), textile innovator, was the son of a Dr Paul, reputedly a druggist in St Paul's Churchyard and of French Huguenot extraction. Little is known of his early life, except that he was left an orphan under the guardianship of ...

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