The Coffee-House-Man is a Kind of Publican; he sells Coffee, but most of them sell other Liquors, of which they make large Profits. For his Qualifications I refer to the Vintner's Section.
From R. Campbell, esq. The London Tradesman. Being an Historical Account of All the Trades, Professions, Arts, both Liberal and Mechanic, now practised in the Cities of London and Westminster. Calculated for the Instruction of Youth in their Choice of Business. (London: T. Gardner, 1757). Chp. 69. Sec. 10. p. 281.