Report on Manuscripts in Various Collections; T. B. Clarke-Thornhill, Esq., Sir T. Barrett-Lennard, Bart., Pelham R. Papillon, Esq., and W. Cleverly Alexander, Esq Volume 3

Report on Manuscripts in Various Collections; T. B. Clarke-Thornhill, Esq., Sir T. Barrett-Lennard, Bart., Pelham R. Papillon, Esq., and W. Cleverly Alexander, Esq Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...Butler, and Geo. Levens; Thos. Walter and John Andrews; fees to the counsel, viz., 20s. to Mr. Nicolls and cousin Mountegu and 10s. to Mr. Cru and Mr. Harve; 20s. to the jury, 2s. to the crier, and Gd. to " the ostlers and chamberlains." The dinners and suppers cost from 1s. 4d. to 1s. 9d. a head; those of some of the servants rather less. Some of the figures are destroyed by damp, but the total is 9/. 9s. 4/. Apparently in Leais Tresham's handwriting.' 1J pp. On the back: Memorandum, dated August 4 and 5, 1601, of payments coming to 100/., in which " the assizes" are mentioned. Francis Tresame to his father, Sir Thomas Tresame. 1601?--"Now that you find Mrs. More so wedded to her own will as that the future good of my brother cannot move her to disburse any money now, nor as the time now standeth, he cannot seek to right himself without exposing her to a great danger," I have here propounded to you what seems to me the safest way to free yourself from your debt, by raising money out of Houghton and Welldon, and by passing Ilarington away absolutely for a rent-charge of 300/. for ever. With details of the plan suggested By these means, you may have money for your needs, and may, if you pleasure, be able to finish your house this year. As to Harington, you may hope in time to make it worth 500/. a year, but not " without the overthrow of the town, for there are now 12 farms there at the least; if you should decay four and bring them to eight, these eight could not be maintained without sixteenscore acres at the least; the site of the town, streets, highways, and cottages would at the least take up fourscore more, so 400 acres would in that sort be disposed, and in the whole town you shall not find, I verily believe, two tenants that would be drawn...show more

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  • Paperback | 166 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 308g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236668030
  • 9781236668035