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John Passmore Edwards


Miscellaneous Gifts and Donations
and a few that got away
Passmore Edwards was already giving large numbers of books and his name appeared on many a subscription list following disasters well before he commenced his period of "relentless Giving. These are just a few of his many other gifts and donations together with some of the offers that failed to reach completion

The English Mechanic

More than 70,000 books
Oxford university Scholarship
The English Mechanic, a life boat for Broughty Ferry
Endowment for historical teaching at University hall, Clare Market (The LSE)
Endowment for free lecturers at london Public Libraries
A Perpetual Pension for the Printers Pension Society
A pension for the Actors Benevolent Society
Ceremonial Staff, Truro Cathedral
A Pension for the Oddfellows


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