Found in 390 Collections and/or Records:
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.
A true coppie of Mr Justice Crook's argument XIIIo Aprilis anno dom. 1638 upon the case of the scire facias out of the exchequer against John Hampden esquire'.
A notebook of various law cases between 24 Hen. VI and 39 Eliz. I. The points noticed are principally those bearing on pleading; the work itself is abruptly terminated. In one place is written 'Hors des repts de Sr Jo. Walter, kt'.
From the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.
Law cases and readings from Finch, Stone, Weare, Trotman, Jorden, Prideaux and others from 1612 to 1615, and of Mownson, Egerton, Coke and Lea from the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. The five commencing folios appear to be a continuation of another volume. Between the two classes of readings is inserted an alphabetical index to the first set of readings, after which appears a Latin couplet headed 'My saviour'.
Arranged alphabetically. A great many of the titles have no entries under them.
Nearly the whole of the pages are blank.
With an alphabetical table of contents; many of the leaves are blank. On the first leaf is a record of a money transaction between Edward Bullocke of Muche Wyborowe, Essex, and William Atwood, dated 1 May anno regni Elizabeth xxix. To f. 70 is affixed a letter of one Jos. Wood, dated 26 June 1599, begging a friend to discharge some debts. At the beginning is written a Latin distich.
On the first 40 folios the articles are numbered, and followed by an index. Folios 90-153 are occupied with cases in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Throughout the book many of the titles have no entries under them. At the end is an index to the folios after 40.
The first volume commences with 'Damages' and ends with 'Mortmayn'. The second commences with 'Nativo habendo' and ends with 'Waste'. The pages are ruled in red ink and each volume has its own index. In the printed catalogue of the manuscripts of John Moore it is said that the manuscript 'is believed to be made by the Lord Chief Justice Cooke, and to be written with his own hand'.
The entries run from 'Abridgement de plaint' to 'Wast'.
Contains entries of adjournments of cases, capias issued, etc. The first 23 leaves are missing, as appears from an old paging.
Exposition de faits stats sentences et parrolx'.
The manuscript appears to be the commonplace book of a law student; on only one page is there more than 3 or 4 lines of writing. According to some marginal notes at the corner of each page, the work was written between February 1611 and June 1612. The names of Harris, Endamore, Clarke, Peters and Starkey are affixed to the dates in some of the pages, and in one place appears 'Harris au libraire', 31 March 1612.
The contents cover various points of common law. With an index.
Begins 'Patents grants le roy' and ends with 'Servants, apprentices'. Incomplete. The last ten pages are in darker ink, and appear to belong to another commonplace book, containing matter relating to 'Bridges, brewers, boaten, watermen and barges', in a more modern hand than the preceding matter.
Alphabetically arranged, commencing with 'Abatement' and ending with 'Dutchie'.
Contains entries from 'Abator' to 'Estoppele'. See also MS Dd.05.23.
Alphabetically arranged from 'Abatement del bre.' to 'Gard, and gardein en chilry.' See also MS Dd.05.22.
Contains an index.
Arranged alphabetically from 'Abeyance' to 'Waiver des choses', and consisting of two parts, the second, from f. 220 to f. 374, being an appendix of omitted matter. There is a table of contents at the beginning.
Contains extracts from statutes, etc.
Contains extracts from statutes, under headings ranging from 'Accompt' to 'Villinage'. With an index. Five leaves are missing at the commencement.
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