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Re: Addressing styles on 18th-century English letters

In 1762, the Westminster Paving Commission was set up and its founding Act of Parliament allowed the Commissioners to fine householders if they removed or covered up their house number. Several other paving commissions were created in the decade and their rules often specified colors and sizes of house numbers. They also required street signs be put up and regulated what could and could not be put or done on the pavement (sidewalks for the Americans). In the City, the Commissioners of the Sewers took on this kind of regulation. I can provide more specific references/citations if needed.

CFP: Colonial/Postcolonial New Researchers' Workshop 2018/19

The Colonial/Postcolonial New Researchers’ Workshop is currently inviting abstract submissions for the 2018/9 academic year. The workshop was established in 2008, to provide a forum for postgraduates and early career researchers to meet and present their work or new research in an informal environment.