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Phillips, Williamlocked

  • H. S. Torrens


Phillips, William (1773–1828), printer and geologist, was born on 9 May 1773 at the Poultry, London, the son of James Phillips (1745–1799) and his wife, Mary, née Whiting (1747–1808). His father was a Quaker, originally from Cornwall, who had settled in London in 1768, acquiring the major Quaker printing and publishing house of ...

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