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John Wilkes, of Birmingham, a very expert locksmit ...

Latin Text:

IOHANNES WILKES Birminghamensis, Artium ferrariarum peritissimus, Securitati hujusce Musei prospiciens, Valvas ScholŠ HistoriŠ Naturalis boreales, SerÔ varijs obicibus et ferramentis elaborata firmiter Satis munivit.

Translation:

John Wilkes, of Birmingham, a very expert locksmith, attending to the security of this Museum, satisfactorily strengthened the northern doors of the Natural History school with an elaborate bolt, bars and other ironwork.

Year:MDCCXV (1715);  Page Number:20 (verso)

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