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Acts regarding Merchants of the Staple.

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4129
Scope and Contents

A compendium of Acts of Parliament regarding merchants of the staple, 2 Edw. III to 20 Hen. VI, 65 folios. The title suggests the 'xxxvith yere of Kynge Henry the sixt' as the date of composition.

Dates: 1458
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Cambridgeshire Poor Rate Assessment

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6960
Scope and Contents

Assessment of payment of Cambridgeshire villages.

Dates: 1820-1835
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Charles Bromley: Dictionary of Musicians

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6336
Scope and Contents

'An Alphabetical Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Singers and Composers of both Sexes and of all Nations Vol 2nd', 98 folios. The first name is Paisiello, the last Walther. Fos 1-82 are paginated by the writer 193-255. Fos 83-90 are blank. Commencing at the other end of the book are a few notes on legal subjects.

Dates: 1826 (Circa)
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Christopher Pemberton: letters to him

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8397
Dates: 1808-1844
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Commonplace Book of Religious Poetry

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6664
Scope and Contents

Commonplace collection containing religious poetry, copies of letters, cuttings, etc., including material relating to Byron and Napoleon, written in several hands, 269 folios. There is an index of contents on pp. iv-xi.

Dates: 1750-1830 (Circa)
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Correspondence regarding John Donne's Seal

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5147
Scope and Contents 10 folios, including the following letters: (fo. 1) Augustus Jessopp to Francis Jenkinson, 20 August 1911; (fo. 2) Arthur William Crawley-Boevey to an unidentified recipient, 16 December 1895 (copy); (fo. 3) Brinsley Nicholson to Jessopp, 29 August 1891; (fo. 4) Nicholson to Jessopp, 15 September 1891; (fo. 5) John Jeremiah Daniell to an unidentified recipient, 12 June 1897; (fo. 6) Henry R. Merewether to an unidentified recipient, 5 June 1897; (fo. 7) Crawley-Boevey to Francis L.S....
Dates: 1891-1911
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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,...
Dates: 1887-1892 (Circa)
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Frederic William Maitland: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6987-7009
Scope and Contents

Printers sheets, lecture notes and notes on constitutional history and law.

Dates: 1884-1908
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George Chawner: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6094-6144
Dates: 1900-1914 (Circa)
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George Robert Graham Conway: Transcripts from National Archives of Mexico

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7226-7306
Scope and Contents Transcripts of volumes of Inquisition Records from the National Archives of Mexico. The majority of the transcripts concern legal suits and trials. There is also material describing the family and descendants of particular individuals, including Juan Suarez Davila and Diego Suarez Pacheco, 1529-1588; Martin Lopez and Geronimo Lopez; Don Tristan de Luna y Arellano and his son, Don Carlos, 1559-1611; Don Tristan de Arellano, 1575-1634; Rodrigo de Vivero, 1597-1673; and Don Rodrigo de Vivero,...
Dates: 1923-1943
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Giovanni Francisco Brocardo: Diploma

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4137
Scope and Contents

Diploma of doctorate in canon law awarded by the University of Bologna to Giovanni Francisco Brocardo, 6 August 1615, endorsed by Francisco Bocchio and Vincentio Orlandino (fo. 7v), 8 folios. On fo. 8 is 'Hieronymous Grillus scripsit et miniauit'. Inside the front cover is the bookplate of Samuel Sandars.

Dates: 1615
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Henry Elsynge: Judicature in Parliament

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6577
Scope and Contents

Henry Elsynge, 'Judicature in Parliament', 81 folios. On folio i v is 'E Libris MSS Geo. Pryme Hospit: Lincol: Westmon. AD 1806'. The entry at front of the volume is to George Pryme, M.A. (1781-1868), the only son of Christopher Pryme of Hull. George attended Trinity College, Cambridge, and was admitted to Lincoln's Inn in 1803. He was Professor of Political Economy at Cambridge University, 1828-1863.

Dates: 1627 (Circa)
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Irish legal records

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3104
Scope and Contents

Abstracts of cases, precedents, pardons, and fines, with related material, temp. Edward I - temp. Edward IV. Second hand at pp. 51-3. Third hand intermingled with main hand at pp. 147-58. Inside front cover: bookplate of Sir William Betham, Ulster King of Arms, and on p. 1 his autograph with the date 19 Sep. 1840.

Dates: 1620 (Circa)
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Islendsk Landslaga Bók Utgefen aff Magnuse Konge [Jónsbók]

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2654
Scope and Contents Ornate pen-and-ink title page with name of writer: 'Thorleifus Arnaeas Anno 1674 scripsit librum'. Arnasson adds preface in 1686. Main text followed by 'Riettarbaetur', and by an index compiled by Thorstiern Magnusson. I initials and designs in pen-and-ink or colours. Numerous marginal notes. Title page: 'A present from the Rev. Eggert Gudmundson Dean of Borgarfiord in Iceland. Reykholt, June 26 1815. Ebenezer Henderson'. (c.f. E. Henderson, Iceland: Journal of a Residence ..., Edinburgh,...
Dates: 1674-1686
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John Frederick Stanford: Commentary on the Custom of Judicial Combat between Man and Wife in Wurtzburg

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6573.1
Scope and Contents

'Curious Custom of Judicial Combat between Man and Wife according to Statutes of the ancient City of Wurtzburg', a commentary to the Cambridge Antiquarian Society, 6 December 1841, by J.F. Stanford, 10 folios. On folios 6 and 7 are nine drawings. Folios 8-10 are blank, as is the verso. On fo. 1v is '49' (circled). The manuscript is in a box with MS.Add.6573/2.

Dates: 1841
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John Harwood: Autobiography

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6846
Scope and Contents

Autobiographical fragment, covering Harwood's life to October 1689, 95 folios. The writer's identity is not given, but has been established from internal evidence. The writing is on the recto of fos 3-17, with occasional notes or prayers on facing pages and on fo. 92v. The lower half of fo. 16 and the upper half of fo. 16a are torn out. The remainder of the volume is blank.

Dates: 1689 (Circa)
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Law reports in cipher, all central London courts, Easter 9 George II - Easter 11 George II

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.110
Scope and Contents

Ffos 1v-5v: index to cases in a second hand. fos 6, 7, 212v-16: blank. fo. 1: enciphered notes in main hand. inside front cover: 'M.3.29', in indexer's hand.

Dates: 1750 (Circa)
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Legal Commonplace and Reports of Cases

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5950
Scope and Contents 366 folios: (fos 1-150) commonplace under alphabetical titles from 'Baile' to 'Tythes', based on printed sources, c. 1720; (fos 153-189) reports of what appear to be cases at Westminster, though written in the manner of moots, c. 1720; (fos 203-360v) more commonplace, but in no particular order; (2 fos, loose) report of the attorney-general v. Ramsay and Crawford regarding customs duties; (2 fos, loose) 'Time and place necessary circumstances attending all human actions', a note in the same...
Dates: 1720 (Circa)
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Legal Notebook

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6235
Scope and Contents

Legal notebook of two attorneys, possibly Stephen Driffield and George Fothergill, containing formulary, and reports of cases in Yorkshire and Westminster, 198 pages.

Dates: 1665-1707 (Circa)
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Notebook of a law student

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3295
Scope and Contents Originally formed part II of a law commonplace book, with entries O-W in 'law French' written in 2 cols (mostly recto), and an index on fos ii-iii. A later owner has used blank leaves and spaces to insert the following copies and notes: (fos 9-40v) Readings of [Sir] Charles Calthorpe, Trin. Term 1573 - Easter Term 1575, English, afterwards published as The relation between the lord of a manor and the coppy-holder his tenant, London, 1635 (repr. 1917, Manorial Soc. publ. no. 10). The present...
Dates: 1575 (Circa)
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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.

Dates: 1680-1795 (Circa)
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Philip IV of Spain: Conveyance to Cristobal de la Fuente of Toledo

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6665
Scope and Contents

12 folios: fo. 1: title-page; fo. 2: declaration by the king that the Cortes has granted him permission to sell rights in the cattle tax; fo. 3: conveyance to de la Fuente of income from cattle tax in the town of Añover, province of Toledo, to take effect from 1 January 1644; fo. 9v: signatures of witnesses.

Dates: 1643
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Precedents for ecclesiastical courts

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4124
Scope and Contents

The volume includes (fo. 135v) 'The True Briton's Answer to a farmer's letter, April 8th 1752', and (fo. 261) a treatise on communion. Recipes and accounts are also scattered throughout.

Dates: 1575-1752 (Circa)
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Register of Instruments of an Edinburgh Notary

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6669
Scope and Contents

86 folios: (fo. i) index; (fos iv-v) index to 'instruments written in the other lytell buike' (scored through); (fos viii-ix) instrument dated 1573 (scored through). Inside the front cover: 'Liber secundus'.

Dates: 1571-1574
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Reports of cases in King's Bench etc.

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8518
Scope and Contents

Brief reports of cases in King's Bench, Mich. 1663 to Mich. 1664, probably taken at first hand, including a few 'Chequer Chamber' cases. There is also an alphabetical table of the names of cases.

Dates: 1663-1664
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