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Collection of miscellaneous writings chiefly relating to the administration of law and justice, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.05.49

Scope and Contents

(1) Precedents relating to the office of a Justice of the Peace, containing forms of warrants, indentures, recognizances, licences, commitments, etc., with an index; (2) pages from a copybook; (3) a copy of ‘Orders agreed upon for the house of correction at Acle, the 10th of May, 1611; on the last page occurs the name of ‘Anthony Parmenter’, in whose handwriting the book appears to be.


  • Seventeenth century

Language of Materials


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Custodial History

The copybook apparently belonged to 'Lettitia Walsall'. In the Library by 1856.

Physical Facet


Repository Details

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