Item 27 - Warrants for payment authorised by the 1st Marquess of Winchester

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Crewe MS/27


Warrants for payment authorised by the 1st Marquess of Winchester


  • 19th c. (Creation)
  • 1562–8 (Creation)

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1 volume (33 x 21 cm), containing 50 leaves and 1 loose sheet. Folios 3v, 4v, 18r, 20r, 22r, 24r, 26r, 28r, 30r, and 32r have documents pasted to them, and there are some notes on f. 4v. Half-bound.

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Some of the paper in this volume is watermarked 1856. An auctioneer’s receipt, dated 8 March 1858, is inserted, which may relate to the contents.

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Scope and content

See the separate descriptions of the contents. On the spine is stamped ‘Marquiss [sic] of Winchester’.

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Foliated 1–49, with a loose receipt inserted after f. 49.

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  • English

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The top of the spine is damaged.

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