Daniel, George (1789 -1864)

George Daniel of 18 Canonbury Square, Islington, London, came from a Huguenot family. He was clerk to a stockbroker in Tokenhouse Yard, and afterwards an accountant. He was an amateur author, satirical poet and playwright, and a friend of Charles Lamb and Robert Bloomfield, who were neighbours of his. He collected a considerable library, principally of Shakespeare, black letter ballads, the drama and theatrical curiosities, which was sold at auction by Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge on the 20 July 1864 and the nine following days and totalled over £15,000.

Seat / Residence(s): Islington, London
Library Auction Details: Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge (20-30 July 1864)
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Daniel, George (1789 - 1864) (Stamp 1) Monogram: G D