Collection of English Legal Documents of the 19th Century

Collection Summary

Title: Collection of English Legal Documents of the 19th Century
Call Number: MS 88-23
Size: 3.0 linear feet
Acquisition: Donated by Joan Renick
Processed By: LTM, 11-30-1987; JEF, 2-18-1998; MN, 11-2012
Restrictions: None

Literary Rights

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Content Note

This collection of English legal documents of the 19th century contains six legal documents such as wills, land leases and land purchases. The documents date from 1843 to 1891.

Detailed Description: Box and Folder Listing

Oversized Storage Document 1 Last will and testament of Mary Ashton: Probate of the will with a codicil of Ashton, late of the City of Lincoln, 1850.
Oversized Storage Document 2 Last will and testament of Sarah Sharpe: Probate of the will of spinster Sharpe, late of the City of Lincoln, 1854.
Oversized Storage Document 3 Lease agreement to a parcel of land, leased by James Whitaker to James Muttall, April 25, 1843. The document was written in the [illegible] Court of the Right Honorable Henry James, Lord Montagu, of the Manor of Accrington in the County of Lancaster, Scotland.
Oversized Storage Document 4 Probate of the will of John Fox of Shelton Lodge in the Parish of Shelton in the County of Nottingham, deceased, dated April 1, 1891.
Oversized Storage Document 5 Lease agreement between George Augustus Marquis of Donegaee and Thomas Ainsworth of some land in the Belfast Barony of Belfast, Ireland, December 16, 1872.
Oversized Storage Document 6 Deed of sale of land located in Park Avenue Southport in the county of Lancaster. It was sold to Messrs. Walter and Will Lord from Messrs. Shadrack Barker, Abraham Barker and others, dated February 14, 1882.