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Ferguson, Mary (1686)

Ferguson, Mary, address unrecorded, cm or furniture dealer (1686). Supplied for Kensington Palace ‘a fine table stand and looking-glass frame £108.6.8.’ In 1686 she presented a petition for the delivery to her of some ‘white wood boxes, Tunbridge deskes, which had been sent by her to Holland to be laquered there’. A few days later, the Customs Commissioners delivered to her ‘some cases of Dutch lacquer’. [DEF citing Calendar of Treasury Books, 8 December 1686; Conn., vol. LVII, 1920, p. 90] Possibly the wife of John Ferguson.

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