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Boon, John (1827)

Boon, John, 9 Duke St, Liverpool, with shop at 1 Waterloo Pl., Church St, cm and u (1827). Declared bankrupt, Liverpool Mercury, 25 May 1827. Sale of stock in trade announced, same paper, 18 May, ‘consisting of two elegant Four-post Bedsteads, tastefully fitted up with French Gray & Blue Morine Furniture, excellent Hair Mattresses, Feather Beds, etc: several pieces of Brussels Carpets & Hearth Rugs, of modern patterns, seven pieces of rich Blue Silk Damask, Striped Cotton, Sundry Fringes, etc: two sets of Mahogany Chairs, handsome Card Tables, Lady's Work Ditto, Cabinet, Chests of Drawers, Dressing Glasses, Portable Desks, imitation Rosewood framed Couch, covered with Morine, thirteen pairs of Mahogany Bedposts, a quantity of two-inch Maple Planks, four Cabinet-makers Benches etc.’. [D]

The original entry from Dictionary of English Furniture Makers, 1660-1840 can be found at British History Online.