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Drakard, Johnlocked

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Drakard, John (1774/5–1854), newspaper proprietor and publisher, was baptized on 10 February 1775 in Boston, Lincolnshire, the son of Henry and Ann Drakard. He began as a printer and bookseller at Stamford, but on 15 September 1809 he started a weekly newspaper called the ...

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