Tuesday, May 9, 2006
Pickfords: The Careful Movers
For those of you who like visual aids for famous cases, we're pleased to bring you this ad for Pickford & Co., Carriers & Railway Agents, from the 1850-51 Post Office Glasgow Directory. Pickfords, as all thinking people know, was the carrier who in 1853 lost the mill shaft in Hadley v. Baxendale. Remember you can click on the ad to get a larger version.
This reproduction is by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Cultural and Leisure Services, Glasgow City Council. Permission is granted for classroom use.
[Frank Snyder -- hat tip to Ben Templin]