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Francis Watt

revised by John Brunton

Cleeve, Bourchier (1715–1760), pewterer and writer on finance, was the tenth son of Alexander Cleeve (d. 1738), pewterer, of Cornhill, and his second wife, Anne, daughter of John Bourchier. He married Mary Haydon about 1740; she died on 28 December 1760.

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Christabel Osborne

revised by Anne Pimlott Baker

Mortimer, Thomas (1730–1810), writer on trade and finance, was born on 9 December 1730 in Carey Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, the only son of Thomas Mortimer (1706–1741), principal secretary to Sir Joseph Jekyll, master of the rolls, and grandson of John Mortimer (1656?–1736)...

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C. A. Harris

revised by Philip Carter

Rawle, Francis (c. 1660–1727), writer on trade and finance, was probably born in Plymouth, the son of Francis Rawle and his wife, Jane. He was descended from an old Cornish family of some wealth and standing, once settled near St Juliot on the north Cornish coast and later in the ...