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Collyer, Joseph, the elderlocked

  • Thompson Cooper
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Collyer, Joseph, the elder (1714/15–1776), translator and bookseller, was probably the son of Joseph Collyer (d. 1724), a bookseller and treasurer of the Stationers' Company. He married Mary Mitchell [see Collyer, Mary (1716/-1762)], who was also a translator and novelist; their son, ...

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