Manuscript Deeds collection, 1399-1896

Emory University

Emory Law Archives

Hugh F. MacMillan Law Library

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Atlanta, GA 30322

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Manuscript Deeds collection, 1399-1896
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 044
Extent: 27 linear ft. (147 boxes)
Abstract:Artificially created collection of manuscript legal documents, primarily from England.
Language:Materials in English, Latin, Scots, French, and Italian.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Core materials were acquired from dealer David Weatherley in two batches during 2016. Other items have been purchased through eBay.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Manuscript Deeds collection, Emory Law Archives, Hugh F. MacMillan Law Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed by Terry Gordon, 2015-2017.


Collection Description

Scope and Content Note

The Manuscript Deeds collection is an artificially created collection acquired by donation and purchase. The collection consists primarily of various types of land deeds created in England during the years 1399 to 1805. Most documents are on vellum, with a few on paper.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by year, name of first party, and document description.



Container List

Box Folder Content
1 Loft, Thomas; feoffment, 1399
2 Bankys, Thomas; deed of gift, 1439
3 Skinner, John; deed of gift, 1455/56
4 Herle, Thomas; deed of gift, 1482
5 Clerke, Henry; deed of gift, 1530/31
6 Warde, Thomas; bargain and sale, 1538/39
7 Weddell, Alexander; sentence, 1542
8 Tait, George; resignation and renunciation of land, 1544
9 Halswell, Richard; assignment of tenement, 1548
10 Salamonus, Girolamo; sale of estates, 1567
11 Gawdron, John; feoffment, 1569
12 Badbye, William; bargain and sale, 1574/75
13 Bagot, Stephen; bond for performance of covenants, 1579
14 Le Febre, Simon; vente, 1583
15 Clarke, Thomas; bargain and sale + bond for performance of covenants (2 documents), 1587
16 Powlett, George; bargain and sale, 1588
17 Pennington, Joseph; bargain and sale, 1588/89
18 Boas, Robert; final concord, 1590
19 Sheldon, Henry; lease + lease counterpart (2 documents), 1591/92
20 Parker, William; bond for performance of covenants, 1592
21 Benyon, John; sublease, 1594/95
22 Kennedy, Hugo; notary document, 1595
23 Powlett, William; licence to alienate with final concord [?], 1596
24 Cheeseman, Arthur; final concord (script & rescript – 2 documents), 1605/06
25 Jermy, Thomas; bargain and sale, 1615
26 Wareton, John; bargain and sale, 1616
27 Smythe, Simon; feoffment, 1617
28 Smythe, Nicholaus; final concord, 1625/26
29 Beale, Richard; defeasance, 1628
30 Charles I; grant of office, 1629
31 Crowe, John; bargain and sale with feoffment, 1630
32 Starkey, Arthur; lease, 1633/34
33 Guldeford, John; quitclaim, 1634
34 Nealson, Thomas; feoffment, 1635/36
35 Nutt, George; exemplification of a common recovery, 1635/36
36 Readfearne, John; lease, 1636/37
37 Courthope, Peter; strict settlement, 1640
38 Vane, Henry; commission, 1644
39 Hall, Williamus; admittance [?], 1647
40 Tynte, John; pre-nuptial settlement, 1647
41 Tynte, John; pre-nuptial settlement - counterpart, 1647
42 Campion, William; revocation of an indenture, 1648
43 Downe, Richard; admittance, 1649
44 Grey, Thomas; release [of a lease and release], 1649
45 Repton, John; bargain and sale with feoffment, 1649
46 Clenche, Edward; lease [of a lease and release], 1651/52
47 Walden, Isaac; lease [of a lease and release], 1655/56
48 Hall, Williamus; admittance [?], 1663
49 Tylie, Simon; release, 1666
50 Blodwell, John; lease, 1669
51 Watsonby, John; pre-nuptial settlement, 1671/72
52 Mountcastle, William; lease [of a lease and release], 1672
53 Curnocke, Hanna; deed to make a tenant to the praecipe for levying a fine, 1677
54 Dicer, Robert; voluntary admittance of guardian, 1677/78
55 Graindorge, Isaac; exemplification of a common recovery, 1680
56 Woodcock, Edward; mortgage by conveyance, 1680
57 Howes, John; deed to lead the uses of a fine, 1681
58 Marsh, Richard; assignment of mortgage in trust, 1681
59 Phesaunt, Mary; lease [of a lease and release], 1681
60 Strynson, William; pre-nuptial settlement + Condition (2 documents), 1681/82
61 Neale, John; bargain and sale with feoffment, 1682
62 Neale, John; post-nuptial settlement, 1682
63 Thistlethwaite, Timothy; bond for performance of covenants, 1682
64 Shippen, William; bargain and sale + Bond for performance of covenants (2 documents), 1684
65 May, Richard; feoffment, 1685
66 Meriott, John; pre-nuptial settlement, 1687
67 Smyth, John; assignment of mortgage in trust, 1687
68 Webb, George; release [of a lease and release], 1688
69 Rathbone, Thomas; mortgage - counterpart, 1689
70 Truman, John; release [of a lease and release], 1689/90
71 Smith, Mary; probate copy will + Probate certificate (2 documents), 1691
72 Wolnough, Robert; release [of a lease and release], 1691
73 Dando, Richard; release [of a lease and release], 1691/92
74 Richards, John; lease [of a lease and release], 1691/92
75 Symes, Thomas; release, 1691/92
76 Tynte, Halswell; lease, 1691/92
77 Ewstare, Joane; release [of a lease and release], 1693
78 Musgrove, John, Jr.; lease, 1693
79 Rives, George; mortgage by demise, 1693
80 Say, John; lease [of a lease and release], 1693
81 Belson, William; surrender and assignment of tenement, 1694
82 Lee, Richard; lease [of a lease and release], 1694
83 Feltor, William; final concord (script & rescript – 2 documents), 1696
84 Lewis, Hugh; exemplification of a common recovery, 1696
85 Sikes, John; lease [of a lease and release], 1696
86 Garrard, John; lease, 1696/97
87 Walter, Thomas; bargain and sale, 1697/98
88 Gomme, Richard; lease [of a lease and release], 1698
89 Hutchison, Duncan James; assignation and disposition of land, 1698
90 Gibbord, Thomas; feoffment, 1699
91 Baker, John; release + bond for performance of covenants (2 documents), 1709
92 Tapper, Robert; admittance, 1714
93 Fisher, John; final concord, 1715
94 Aldersey, Caldecott; assignment of mortgage, 1719
95 Aldersey, Caldecott; assignment of mortgage - counterpart, 1719
96 Aldersey, Caldecott; lease [of a lease and release], 1719
97 Aldersey, Caldecott; release [of a lease and release], 1719
98 Aldersey, Caldecott; release [of a lease and release] - counterpart, 1719
99 Dewhurst, Edward; lease, 1719
100 Griffiths, Daniel; assignment of mortgage, 1721
101 Griffiths, Daniel; lease [of a lease and release], 1721
102 Athorpe, Heyrick; security for payment, 1724
103 Barns, Gilbert; lease [of a lease and release], 1726
104 Barns, Gilbert; release [of a lease and release], 1726
105 Weston, Nathaniel; assignment of mortgage, 1728
106 Wood, James; pre-nuptial settlement, 1728/29
107 Dollar, Elizabeth; admittance, 1735
108 Howett, Richard; lease [of a lease and release], 1739/40
109 Symons, Matthew; exemplification of a common recovery, 1745
110 Warner, Daniel; final concord - copy, 1749
111 Cornwallis, Charles Lord; lease [of a lease and release], 1750
112 Howell, Joshua; lease [of a lease and release], 1759
113 Elrock, Mary; release [of a lease and release], 1771
114 Wood, James; last will and testament + probate certificate (2 documents), 1772
115 Mountain, William; mortgage & related documents (5 documents), 1774
116 Smith, Edward; exemplification of a common recovery, 1774
117 Hatton, Thomas; admittance - copy, 1781
118 Wood, Thomas; lease [of a lease and release] – Solomon Walton messuage – counterpart, 1781
119 Wood, Thomas; lease [of a lease and release] – Solomon Walton messuage, 1781
120 Wood, Thomas; lease [of a lease and release] - The Tack, 1781
121 Wood, Thomas; lease [of a lease and release] - The Tack - counterpart, 1781
122 Wood, Thomas; pre-nuptial settlement, 1781
123 Hicks, George; conveyance by mortgage, 1782
124 Hicks, George; lease [of a lease and release], 1782
125 Hicks, Samuel; lease [of a lease and release], 1782
126 Hicks, Samuel; release [of a lease and release], 1782
127 Stone, Debora; assignment of lease, 1782
128 Hooke, Samuel; lease [of a lease and release], 1783
129 Hooke, Samuel; release [of a lease and release], 1783
130 Woollcombe, John North; lease [of a lease and release], 1783
131 Woollcombe, John North; release [of a lease and release], 1783
132 Hooke, Samuel; deed of charge, 1790
133 Dyers, William; lease [of a lease and release], 1792
134 Dyers, William; release [of a lease and release], 1792
135 Hicks, George; lease [of a lease and release], 1792
136 Hicks, George; release [of a lease and release], 1792
137 Howard, William; admittance, 1793
138 Cucksey, Benjamin; exemplification of a common recovery, 1794
139 Kaye, Richard; lease, 1796
140 Milnes, William; exemplification of a common recovery, 1805
141 Hunter, Leonard C.; Cherokee land lottery deed, 1832
142 Doubleday, Henry; letters Patent for invention, 1856
143 Boden, George; grant of office, 1861
144 Boden, George; photograph, 1861
145 Boden, George; slip law, 1861
146 Power, Charles M.; bargain and sale, 1890
147 American Tribune Soldiers' Colony Company; warranty deed, 1896
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