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Sams, Joseph (1784-1860), bookseller and dealer in antiquities

Morris Bierbrier

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/24598

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Sams, Joseph (1784-1860), bookseller and dealer in antiquities, was born on 26 February 1784 at Wellington, Somerset, the son of Joseph Sams and his wife, Esther, both members of the Society of Friends. He was educated at Ackworth School, Yorkshire, from 1794 to 1798, and was a teacher there from ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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