|Author:||Ravenhill, W. L. D.|
|Title:||A short account of the Company of Grocers from their original : together with their case and condition (in their present circumstances) truly stated : as also how their revenue is settled for payment of their charities, and provision made for the well-governing their members and mystery, to preserve a succession in their society : designed for information of all, and benefit of the members, and for satisfaction and encouragement of their friends and benefactors.|
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2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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A short account of the Company of Grocers from their original : together with their case and condition (in their present circumstances) truly stated : as also how their revenue is settled for payment of their charities, and provision made for the well-governing their members and mystery, to preserve a succession in their society : designed for information of all, and benefit of the members, and for satisfaction and encouragement of their friends and benefactors.
Ravenhill, W. L. D.
London: Printed by Eliz. Holt for the Company of Grocers, MDCLXXX1X 
"The epistle dedicatory" signed: William Ravenhill, clerk of the Company of Grocers.
Reproduction of original in the Harvard University Library.
Company of Grocers.
Guilds -- England -- London.
TO THE SACRED MAJESTY OF King WILLIAM AND Queen MARY.
A short Account of the Grocers.
Which may be thus read in English:
TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE CHARLES EARL OF Dorset and Middlesex, Lord Chamberlain of his Majesty's Houshold.
To the Right Honourable, Right Worshipful, and the rest of the Worthy MEMBERS of the SOCIETY of the MYSTERY of GRO∣CERY, London. William Ravenhill, their Clerk, humbly offers and prays their Acceptance and Perusal of these following Papers; as a Testi∣mony of his Hearty Desires, and Sincere Endeavours, to vin∣dicate the Reputation, and improve the Interest of this Society.
THE COMPANY'S CASE Briefly Stated.
The several Tables, &c.
Justice and Charity Revived.
There are several other Charities (wherewith the growing Revenue of the Grocers will be charge∣able) appointed by pious and well disposed Per∣sons, who in like manner left several Summs of Money, which were laid out in improving the Company's Lands by Building, and consumed by the same unhappy Fate; particularly,
A short Account of the Original of the GRO∣CERS, and their first Incorporation: And their Condition, in their present Circumstances, truly Represented.
But their Great Debts they Contracted as followeth, viz.
THE CONCLUSION, In a few Motives to Good Works, as the very Life and Soul of Religion, and the best Evidence of a sincere Christian.