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date: 20 October 2019

Christy, Henrylocked

(1810–1865)
  • W. J. Harrison
  • , revised by A. Bowdoin Van Riper

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Christy, Henry (1810–1865), anthropologist, was born on 26 July 1810 at Woodbines, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, the second son of William Miller Christy, banker and inventor of the penny receipt stamp. Trained from boyhood to follow his father into business, he became a partner in the house of ...

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