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Charles Dickens and the blacking factory

Author: Michael Allen
Publisher: St Leonards, U.K. : Oxford-Stockley, [2011] ©2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The story of Charles Dickens' childhood and work at Warren's Blacking, a boot polish factory.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Allen
ISBN: 9781463687908 1463687907
OCLC Number: 758673467
Description: 310 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Chatham and the Lamertes --
George Lamerte's wider family --
Blacking --
1824 --
Charles Dickens' account --
What happened afterwards --
Pleadings in the case of Woodd v Lamerte --
Affidavits in the case of Warren v Lamerte --
Pleadings in the case of Warren v Lamerte --
Affidavits in the case of Warren v Woodd --
Appendix One: Old Bailey embezzlement trial of Thomas Gore, employee of Abraham Lamert --
Appendix Two: Henry Worms' first trial at The Old Bailey --
Appendix Three: Henry Worms' second trial at The Old Bailey --
Appendix Four: A day at Day and Martins --
Appendix Five: Newspaper reports from the Chancery Court --
Appendix Six: Excerpt from 'Green leaves,' by John Harrison Stonehouse --
Appendix Seven: Family tree of the Lamerte family --
Appendix Eight: Family tree of the Worms family --
Appendix Nine: Family tree of the Woodd family.
Responsibility: Michael Allen.

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The story of Charles Dickens' childhood and work at Warren's Blacking, a boot polish factory.

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