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Joseph Pote

(1704—1787) bookseller and printer


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After an apprenticeship with Daniel Brown, Pote opened a shop in 1725 in Charing Cross. He aided Thomas Bartlett's widow in running her Eton bookshop, and married their daughter. Bookseller to Eton College, he started a newspaper in 1745, the Eton Journal, to cover the Jacobite rebellion.

From The Oxford Companion to the Book in Oxford Reference.

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