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Catalogue of books / law precedents, Late seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.02.15

Scope and Contents

A catalogue of books, arranged according to authors' names, from Mei to Zui, with the place and date of publication and the size of each work. At the other end of the book reversed are a series of law precedents, written in various hands: (1) 'An indenture tripartite of covenauntes to lease uses of a fine and recoverie with divers provisoes and limitations therein conteyned'; (2) Bargain and sale of lands, preliminary to suffering a recovery; (3) Mortgage in fee; (4) 'A lease to try a title upon an eiectione firmæ'; (5) Covenant to levy a fine; (6) 'Formes for presentations to advowsons'; (7) Lease of a house for 21 years; (8) 'The plea of John Woodward gent one of the defendants to the bill of complaint of Edward Rookwood'; (9) Writ of outlawry; (10) 'The replication of Robert Fryth gent complainant to the severall answers of Edmund Cooke Esqr and Lambard Cooke gent defendants'; (11) 'The plea and demurrer of Elizabeth Pert widdowe defendant to parte and her answer to other parts of the bill of complaint of John Buxton and Margarett his wife complainants'; (12) 'Covenants proper to houses in London'; (13) Grant of arms by Clarencieux King at Arms, dated 1612; (14) Agreement between merchants as to their shares in a mercantile adventure; (15) Lease of an impropriate parsonage for three years; (16) Letter of attorney to deliver seisin; (17) Grant of land in reversion; (18) Articles of agreement for building a ship.


  • Late seventeenth century

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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Custodial History

In the Library by 1856.

Physical Facet


Repository Details

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