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Frederic William Maitland: Lectures on Real Property

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6173

Scope and Contents

Written in a fair hand from the notes of a student attending the lectures. The lectures probably related to Maitland's course on 'Advanced Real Property', held at Cambridge University between 1887 and 1892. There are references to chapters, indicating that the writing may have been intended for publication. Correspondence found in MS.Add.4403/247-250 suggests that the note-taker was probably Charles Samuel Jackson. The papers include typescript notes on suit of court, hundred courts, townships, feudal and manorial courts, and boroughs, at pp. 421-501, which are apparently derived from another course of lectures.


  • Creation: 1887-1892 (Circa)


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1 volume(s) (1 Volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased 1919.

Related Materials

Cambridge University Library holds other papers of F.W. Maitland, MSS.Add.4432 and 6987-7000.


For further details see J.H. Baker, A catalogue of English legal manuscripts in Cambridge University Library (The Boydell Press, Woodbridge, 1996), pp. 597-598.
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