Manuscript Deeds collection, 1286-1896

Emory University

Emory Law Archives

Hugh F. MacMillan Law Library

1301 Clifton Road

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-0059

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/rx56z


Descriptive Summary

Title: Manuscript Deeds collection, 1286-1896
Call Number:L-044
Extent: 35 linear ft. (209 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 1286 to 1896. 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 Bluet, John; Exchange, 1286-1300
2 Loft, Thomas; Defeasance, 1399
3 Moore, Katherine; Quitclaim, 1412
4 Skinner, John; Deed of gift, 1455/56
5 Herle, Thomas; Deed of gift, 1482
6 Bankys, Thomas; Gift, 1502
7 Clerke, Henry; Quitclaim, 1530/31
8 Warde, Thomas, the elder; Bargain and sale, 1538/39
9 Weddell, Alexander; Instrument of sasine, 1542
10 Tait, George; Instrument of resignation, 1544
11 Halswell, Nicholas; Gift, 1548
12 Salamonus, Girolamo; Sale of estates, 1567
13 Gawdron, John; Gift with feoffment, 1569
14 Badbye, William; Bargain and sale, 1574/75
15 Bagot, Stephen; Bond for performance of covenants, 1579
16 le Febre, Simon; Vente, 1583
17 Tanner, Henry; Feoffment, 1586
18 Clarke, Thomas; Bargain and sale + Bond for performance of covenants, 1587
19 Powlett, George; Bargain and sale, 1588
20 Tanner, Henry; Quitclaim, 1588
21 Pennington, Joseph; Bargain and sale, 1588/89
22 Pendarves, Ralph Thomas alias; Final concord, 1590
23 Sheldon, Henry; Lease for years & Counterpart (2 documents), 1591/92
24 Parker, William; Bond for performance of covenants, 1592
25 Benyon, John; Sublease, 1594/95
26 Kennedy, Hugh; Precept of resignation, 1595
27 Powlett, William; Exemplification of a fine, 1597
28 David, Hugh ap Morris ap; Post-nuptial settlement with feoffment, 1598
29 Welbeck, Leonard; Feoffment, 1601
30 Cheeseman, Arthur; Final concord (Script & Rescript – 2 documents), 1605/06
31 Horsfull, Richard; Feoffment, 1609
32 Bunne, John; Admittance & surrender, 1614
33 Jermy, Thomas; Bargain and sale, 1615
34 Wareton, John; Bargain and sale, 1616
35 Smythe, Simon; Feoffment, 1617
36 Lyte, Nicholaus; Covenant to levy a fine, 1624/25
37 Beale, Richard; Defeasance, 1628
38 Charles I; Grant of office, 1629
39 Bunn, Thomas; Surrender and admittance, 1630
40 Crowe, John; Feoffment, 1630
41 Dunse, Henry; Inventory of household contents, 1633
42 Starkey, Arthur; Lease for years, 1633/34
43 Guldeford, John; Quitclaim, 1634
44 Nutt, George; Exemplification of a common recovery, 1634/35
45 Nealson, Thomas; Feoffment, 1635/36
46 Readfearne, John; Lease for years, 1636/37
47 Courthope, Peter; Strict settlement, 1640
48 Vane, Henry; Commission, 1644
49 Hall, William [the elder]; Admittance, 1647
50 Tynte, John; Pre-nuptial settlement, 1647
51 Tynte, John; Pre-nuptial settlement – draft?, 1647
52 Campion, William; Deed of revocation, 1648
53 Downe, Richard; Surrender and admittance, 1648
54 Grey, Thomas; Release, 1649
55 Repton, John; Bargain and sale with feoffment, 1649
56 Clenche, Edward; Lease for a year, 1651/52
57 Walden, Isaac; Lease for a year, 1655/56
58 Hall, William [the younger]; Admittance, 1663
59 Tylie, Simon; Release, 1666
60 Blodwell, John; Fee farm grant, 1669
61 Watsonby, John; Pre-nuptial settlement, 1671/72
62 Mountcastle, William; Lease for a year, 1672
63 Curnocke, Hanna; Deed to make a tenant to the praecipe for levying a fine, 1677
64 Dicer, Robert; Admittance of guardian, 1677/78
65 Graindorge, Isaac; Exemplification of a common recovery, 1680
66 Woodcock, Edward; Mortgage by demise, 1680
67 Howes, John; Deed to lead the uses of a fine, 1681
68 March, Richard; Assignment of mortgage in trust, 1681
69 Phesaunt, Mary; Lease for a year, 1681
70 Steynson, William; Pre-nuptial settlement + Condition [2 documents], 1681/82
71 Neale, John; Bargain and sale with feoffment, 1682
72 Neale, John; Post-nuptial settlement with feoffment, 1682
73 Thistlethwaite, Timothy; Bond for performance of covenants, 1682
74 Shippen, William; Bargain and sale + Bond for performance of covenants, 1684
75 Way, Richard; Feoffment, 1685
76 Meriott, John; Pre-nuptial settlement and deed to lead a recovery, 1687
77 Smyth, John; Assignment of mortgage in trust, 1687
78 Webb, George; Release, 1688
79 Rathbone, Thomas; Mortgage - counterpart, 1689
80 Trueman, John; Release, 1689/90
81 Smith, Mary; Probate copy will + Probate certificate, 1691
82 Smith, Mary; Probate copy will + Probate certificate, 1691
83 Wolnough, Robert; Release, 1691
84 Dando, Richard; Release, 1691/92
85 Richards, John; Assignment of lease in trust, 1691/92
86 Symes, Thomas; Release and deed to lead the uses of a fine, 1691/92
87 Tynte, Halswell; Post-nuptial settlement, 1691/92
88 Creditors of Claydon Jolley; Final decree, 1693
89 Ewstare, Joane; Release, 1693
90 Musgrove, John, Jr.; Leasc for years, 1693
91 Rives, George; Mortgage by demise, 1693
92 Say, John; Lease for a year, 1693
93 Woods, George; Quitclaim, 1693
94 Belson, William; Surrender, quitclaim, and admittance, 1694
95 Lee, Richard; Lease for a year, 1694
96 Feltor, William; Final concord (Script & Rescript – 2 documents), 1696
97 Sikes, John; Lease for a year, 1696
98 Garrard, John; Lease for years, 1696/97
99 Lewis, Hugh; Exemplification of a common recovery, 1697
100 Walter, Thomas; Bargain and sale, 1697/98
101 Gomme, Richard; Lease for a year, 1698
102 Hutchison, Duncan James; Assignation and disposition of land, 1698
103 Gibbord, Thomas; Feoffment, 1699
104 Francis, Ann; Lease for a year, 1701
105 Francis, Ann; Release and deed to lead the uses of a fine, 1701
106 Francis, Anna Maria; Assignment of mortgage, 1701
107 Smith, Henry; Last will and testament, 1702
108 Cooper, Edmund; Mortgage by demise, 1703
109 Cooper, Edmund; Pre-nuptial settlement, 1703
110 Baker, John; Release + Bond for performance of covenants, 1709
111 Townsend, John; Release, pre-nuptial settlement, and deed to lead the uses of a fine, 1709
112 Townsend, John; Release, pre-nuptial settlement, and deed to lead the uses of a fine - counterpart, 1709
113 Cooper, Edmund; Lease for a year, 1710
114 Cooper, Edmund; Release and deed to lead the uses of a fine, 1710
115 Dudley, Edward; Surrender and admittance, 1714
116 Fisher, John; Final concord, 1715
117 Aldersey, Caldecott; Lease for a year, 1719
118 Aldersey, Caldecott; Release, 1719
119 Aldersey, Caldecott; Release - counterpart, 1719
120 Aldersey, Caldecott; Mortgage, 1719
121 Aldersey, Caldecott; Mortgage - counterpart, 1719
122 Dewhurst, Edward; Lease for years with deed of enlargement & subsidiary vesting deed, 1719
123 Griffiths, Daniel; Lease for a year, 1721
124 Griffiths, Daniel; Assignment of mortgage, 1721
125 Athorpe, Heyrick; Mortgage by conveyance, 1724
126 Cart, Samuel; Exemplification of a common recovery, 1724
127 Barns, Bilbert; Lease for a year, 1726
128 Barns, Gilbert; Release, 1726
129 Weston, Nathaniel; Assignment of mortgage, 1728
130 Wood, James; Pre-nuptial settlement, 1728/29
131 Raisbeck, John; Final concord – office copy, 1733
132 Guy, William; Marriage settlement and deed to lead the uses of a fine, 1734
133 Guy, William; Final concord, 1734
134 Dellar, Elizabeth; Admittance, 1735
135 Howett, Richard; Lease for a year, 1739/40
136 Symons, Matthew; Exemplification of a common recovery, 1745
137 Codd, Edward; Exemplification of a common recovery, 1746
138 Warner, Daniel; Final concord - copy, 1747
139 Cornwallis, Charles Lord; Lease for a year, 1750
140 Davis, Richard; Final concord, 1754
141 Guy, William; Lease for a year, 1754
142 Guy, William; Mortgage and deed to lead the uses of a fine, 1754
143 Harris, Henry; Release of equity of redemption, 1759
144 Howell, Joshua; Lease for a year, 1759
145 Davis, Richard; Lease for a year, 1762
146 Davis, Richard; Assignment of mortgage, 1762
147 Guy, William; Lease for a year, 1765
148 Guy, William; Mortgage by release and deed to make a tenant to the praecipe for suffering a recovery, 1765
149 Guy, William; Lease for a year, 1766
150 Guy, William; Mortgage by release, 1766
151 Guy, Townsend; Deed of revocation, 1768
152 Guy, William; Deed of further charge – July, 1769
153 Guy, William; Deed of further charge - September, 1769
154 Guy, William; Mortgage by demise and deed to lead the uses of a fine, 1769
155 Lock, Edward; Final concord (Script & Rescript – 2 documents), 1769
156 Thomas, John; Lease for lives, 1769
157 Guy, William; Deed of further charge, 1770
158 Davis, John; Assignment of mortgage, 1771
159 Elcock, Mary; Release, 1771
160 King, Richard; Assignment of mortgage in trust, 1771
161 Wood, James; Last will and testament + Probate certificate, 1772
162 Guy, William; Lease for a year, 1774
163 Guy, William; Release in trust, 1774
164 Mountain, William; Mortgage & related documents (5 documents), 1774
165 Smith, Edward; Exemplification of a common recovery, 1774
166 Cotton, Charles; Lease for a year, 1777
167 Cotton, Charles; Release, 1777
168 Lander, Thomas; Assignment to attend the inheritance, 1777
169 Rolls, Henry; Lease for a year, 1777
170 Rolls, Henry; Release, 1777
171 Tyrrell, William; Assignment to attend the inheritance, 1777
172 Hatton, Thomas; Admittance - copy, 1781
173 Wood, Thomas; Lease for a year - The Tack, 1781
174 Wood, Thomas; Lease for a year - The Tack - counterpart, 1781
175 Wood, Thomas; Lease for a year – Solomon Walton messuage, 1781
176 Wood, Thomas; Lease for a year – Solomon Walton messuage – counterpart, 1781
177 Wood, Thomas; Pre-nuptial settlement and deed to lead the uses of a fine, 1781
178 Hicks, Samuel; Lease for a year, 1782
179 Hicks, Samuel; Release, 1782
180 Hicks, George; Lease for a year, 1782
181 Hicks, George; Conveyance by mortgage, 1782
182 Stone, Debora; Assignment of lease, 1782
183 Hooke, Samuel; Lease for a year, 1783
184 Hooke, Samuel; Mortgage by conveyance, 1783
185 Woollcombe, John North; Lease for a year, 1783
186 Woollcombe, John North; Release, 1783
187 Hooke, Samuel; Deed of charge, 1790
188 Hicks, George; Lease for a year, 1792
189 Hicks, George; Assignment of mortage and deed to lead the uses of a find, 1792
190 Syers, William; Lease for a year, 1792
191 Syers, William; Assignment of mortgage, 1792
192 Cucksey, Benjamin; Exemplification of a common recovery, 1793
193 Howard, William; Admittance, 1793
194 Kaye, Richard; Lease for lives, 1796
195 Milnes, William; Exemplification of a common recovery, 1805
196 Brown, John; Covenant to produce deeds, 1814
197 Knowles, Caleb; Lease for a year, 1817
198 Scott, Charles; Lease for a year, 1821
199 88 and 90 Park Street; Deed bundle, 1824-1889
200 Hunter, Leonard C.; Cherokee land lottery deed, 1832
201 Sutton, Benjamin; Apprenticeship, 1852
202 Doubleday, Henry; Letters patent for invention, 1856
203 Boden, George; Appointment as Queen’s Counsel, 1861
204 Boden, George; Photograph, 1861
205 Boden, George; Slip law, 1861
206 74, 76, and 78 Coutts Road; Deed bundle, 1869-1921
207 Power, Charles M.; Bargain and sale, 1890
208 O’Brien, Peter; Appointment of judges, 1893
209 American Tribune; Warranty deed, 1896
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