Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution
The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) was founded in 1860 by Alderman John Joseph Mechi as a farming charity to relieve the poverty and hardship suffered by farming families in England, Wales and Northern Ireland as they were forced out of farming through misfortune, age or sickness.
The collection consists of accounts, administrative and commercial records, legal records of companies and businesses, and publications and advertising.
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