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Opinions of Counsel and Precedents of Wills, Conveyancing and Pleas

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6628

Scope and Contents

Opinions of counsel and precedents of wills, conveyancing and pleas. The names of counsel are given. There are genealogical notes and monumental inscriptions on pages 155-62, 191-213, and 252-231 (reversing the volume), which, according to Ralph Griffin (fol. i r), are in the hand of Edward Hasted, the historian of Kent. However, his claim is not readily reconcilable with the dates of the legal material.


  • Creation: 1680-1795 (Circa)

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1 volume(s) (1 Volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Ralph Hare Griffin, 1929.


For further information see J.H. Baker, A catalogue of English legal manuscripts in Cambridge University Library (The Boydell Press, Woodbridge, 1996), pp. 599-601.
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