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Law

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 390 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

(Untitled), 17 Mar 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/110-112
Scope and Contents

Copy of a letter from WSC (Home Office) to the Lord Chief Justice concerning contradictions in police evidence given at the Central Criminal Court in the case of Stinie Morrison. He asks for the Lord Chief Justice's opinion on the possibility of conducting an enquiry into the matter. Typescript. See CHAR 12/9/104-106 and CHAR 12/9/107-109.

Dates: 17 Mar 1911
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 Item

(Untitled), 18 Mar 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/114
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lord Alverston [earlier Sir Richard Webster, Lord Chief Justice] (Hornton Lodge, Pitt Street, Kensington [London]) to [WSC] advising that an enquiry [into the contradictions in police evidence in the case of Stinie Morrison] should not be conducted. He adds that he will write again after speaking to Sir Charles Darling. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 18 Mar 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
 Item

(Untitled), 20 Jun 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/10/36-37
Scope and Contents

Copy of a letter from [WSC] concerning the execution of Garrod which was not postponed on account of the [Coronation] ceremony and which was not suitable for the exercise of the prerogative of mercy. Unsigned typescript.

Dates: 20 Jun 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
 Item

(Untitled), 26 Jun 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/10/41
Scope and Contents

Copy of a letter from WSC (Home Office) to Robert Marsham marked "confidential" thanking him for considering the suggestion [that he should retire from his position as Police Magistrate at Bow Street Court] and explaining that because of the absence of Charles Masterman [Under Secretary of State, Home Office] and the Mines Bill it would be convenient for the Home Office if there were a vacancy among the London Magistrates. Manuscript in the hand of Edward Marsh.

Dates: 26 Jun 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
 Item

(Untitled), 27 Jun 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/10/42
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Edward Troup [Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office] to WSC reporting that [Robert] Marsham is unlikely to retire from his position [as Police Magistrate at Bow Street Court] to "provide a seat for Mr [Charles] Masterman [Under Secretary of State, Home Office]". He mentions [John] Rose [Police Magistrate at Tower Bridge Court] "whose health is so bad that he might be pressed to retire". Manuscript signed with initials.

Dates: 27 Jun 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
 Item

(Untitled), 27 Jun 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/10/43
Scope and Contents

Letter from Robert Marsham (Police Court, Bow Street [London]) to WSC marked "confidential" saying that he is not prepared to retire from his position as Police Magistrate. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 27 Jun 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
 Item

(Untitled), 04 Jan 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/241A/8-10
Scope and Contents

Telegram from the Calcutta Bar Council to WSC, suggesting that the British element in the Indian High Courts should be further eliminated, and that the post of Chief Justice should not be open to members of the Indian Civil Service.

Dates: 04 Jan 1935
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Fonds

Various law collections, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.03.48
Scope and Contents

After 7 leaves of index, follow 34 leaves of a transcript of Sir John Doderidge's work on law, 'The lawyer's light'. Then follow notes under various heads, not arranged alphabetically. A large part of the book is blank. On the back of the last leaf is a letter written to a lady, signed 'R. T.', son or daughter-in-law of Sir Thomas Myddleton.

Dates: Seventeenth century
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 Fonds

Warrants for disafforestation, 1637-1639

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ii.03.05
Scope and Contents

Warrants of the lord treasurer and other commissioners for the disafforesting of lands.

Dates: 1637-1639
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 Fonds

William Lambarde on the Office of compositions for alienations, Late sixteenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ii.06.29
Scope and Contents (1) ‘Discourse of the office of compositions for alienations’, beginning ‘All the finances (or revenues) of the imperial crowne of this realme of England bee, eyther extraordinarie, or ordinary ...’; subjoined is a note, ‘Look the enlarged copie hereof in 4o. which was done in Novemb. 1595’; (2) ‘A declaration of the yearely profites of this office (prima facie) synce the first erection thereof’ [18 Eliz.]; (3) ‘The casual and standing fees theare’; (4) ‘Precedentes of the practize theare’;...
Dates: Late sixteenth century
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Writ and Claim for libel issued by WSC against the Daily Mirror, 25 Oct 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/221/64
Scope and Contents

Includes transcript of published articles including "Whose Finger?" about WSC's words on the possibility of nuclear war and that "only Russia or America was in a position to pull the trigger" and a series of articles about on WSC's possible policy of issuing a peace ultimatum to Stalin.Printed pamphlet.

Dates: 25 Oct 1951
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Fonds

Writings of Sir Thomas Littleton, Probably seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.01.02
Scope and Contents

The manuscript consists of two parts; firstly an unfinished copy of Littleton's treatise on tenures, extending only to 'Breve de intrusione'; secondly his treatise 'De natura brevium'.

Dates: Probably seventeenth century
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Writings on courts and the practice of an attorney, Undated

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.10.49
Scope and Contents

(1) 'Of the courts of this realme'; (2) 'Certaine briefe noates and instructions necessarie for such as are towards practise of an attourney in the Comon Pleas or Court of Comon Pleas with the rules and orders incident to the same courte, and alsoe what manner of accons such an attorney may pleade'; this section is on leaves numbered 1 to 64, but appears to be supplementary to (1).

Dates: Undated
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Writings on nobility and heraldry, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.03.86.08
Scope and Contents

(1) An account of the persons that are noble, and their ranks; and a few remarks on heraldry; (2) 'A consideracion of the office and duty of a herauld in England drawn out of sundry observacions by John Doddridge the kinges Solicitor Generall at the instance of H. Earle of Northampton in August 1605'; (3) 'A catalogue of the nobility of England according to their creations, temp. Jac. I.'

Dates: Seventeenth century
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 Fonds

Writings on the court of Star Chamber, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.11.58
Scope and Contents

(1) ‘Annotationes nonnullæ regulæ et feoda, Cameræ Stellatæ curiæ concernentes brevissime collectæ’; a short analysis, in English, of the forms of proceeding in the Star Chamber; (2) ‘An exact compendium of the whole course of the court of Starr Chamber’, apparently based on R. Crompton’s treatise on the jurisdiction of courts published in 1641.

Dates: Seventeenth century
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