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James Essex: Personal professional accounts

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9463

Scope and Contents

Account book. Includes references to work at, and visits to, the cathedrals of Ely, Lincoln and Winchester., and all three occur in this account book. The volume contains references also to Essexs money-lending activities. Also includes credit and debit accounts, 1769-76, mixed personal and professional transactions. Miscellaneous later notes in two different hands. From the back: Account of all the land wch I occupy, some apparently at Boxworth, Cambs.


  • Creation: 1769-1776


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1 volume(s) (1 volume, paper) : paper

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

purchased 1997


In rubbed calf backed boards, with tooled decoration and metal clasps.

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