Source of Characteristics: Athenaeum|
Characteristics: Contributed on banking, finance, political economy, trade from the early 1850s
Research Notes: There is a THOMAS, Frederick Samson, author of a pamphlet in a series on banking and currency in Britain. (Source: NUC), and a Mrs. Preston Thomas, author of "Work and Play of a Government Inspector" (Source: "The Life of the Right Hon. Sir Charles Dilke" completed and edited by Gertrude A. Tuckwell. London: Murray, 1917. 2 vols.). There is also an editorial mark in The Athenaeum which mentions a J. Thomas as co-contributor with DILKE, Charles Wentworth (Dilke the Elder) on "The Life and Times of Edmund Burke" issue 1582 in 1858. See also William Moy Thomas, staff writer on the Athenaeum from 1859.