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Phillips, Sir Richard (1767-1840), author and publisher

Thomas Seccombe and Clare Loughlin-Chow

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/22167

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Phillips, Sir Richard (1767-1840), author and publisher, the son of a Leicestershire farmer, was born in London; his name at birth may have been Philip Richards. He was sent to schools in Soho Square and at Chiswick by his uncle, a brewer in Oxford Street, but his home surroundings were ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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