Item 1968-004/001/(1)/5 - Autograph of Henry Sampson Woodfall : p. 6

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Autograph of Henry Sampson Woodfall : p. 6

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1968-004/001/(1)/5

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  • [18--?] (Creation)

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(1739-1805)

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Henry Sampson Woodfall (1739-1805) was a printer and newspaper editor. He was a freeman in the Stationers' Company from 1760, and operated from printing premises at the corner of Ivy Lane and Paternoster Row from 1761 until his retirement in 1793. Upon his father's death, Henry Woodfall (1713-1769), he appears to have inherited shares in the paper. In the following year he was also listed as a partner in the London Packet. The Public Advertiser was a successful paper under Woodfall's command. although he was involved in a couple of libel cases. Woodfall disposed of his interest in the Public Advertiser in November 1793, and retired from business in the following month when his offices burnt down. The newspaper lasted only two more years after he ceased to run it. His involvement with the print trade did not entirely cease, as he was master of the Stationers' Company in 1797. From his retirement until his death he lived in Chelsea, London, where he died on 12 December 1805.

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