[Political miscellany; letters, memoranda, deeds, speeches, accounts, and legal notes], [1640-1660].


[Political miscellany; letters, memoranda, deeds, speeches, accounts, and legal notes], [1640-1660].

Manuscripts, in multiple hands, of copies of 19 primarily political documents. The collection includes Parliamentary speeches by John, Baron Finch, as well as those of others in House of Commons in 1640; summaries of acts of parliament, including one concerning causes of religion and another summarizing acts against foreign jurisdiction; and a letter by Bulstrode Whitelock to Parliament reporting on the office of Clerk of the Market. The volume also contains numerous legal documents, especially land deeds and numerous court cases, including a summary of the sequestered estate of John Paulet, earl of Winchester; copy of a debtor's court case; and the case of John Frederick, concerning the frigate Anne, "bought of the Comissioner for prize goods at Plymouth."

1 v. (ca. 400 p.) ; 32 x 22 cm.

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