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A selection of :- Hertfordshire Acts of Parliament
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Measurements for maps, engravings, etc are given depth x width.

  1. Bacon's MAP OF HERTFORDSHIRE Reduced from the Ordnance Survey. Colour printed map size approx. 12" x 18", central fold. Reduced from the Ordnance Survey, scale " to 1 mile. Divided into 5 mile squares. c1885. £10.00
    From 'Bacon's Atlas of The British Isles'.

  2. Berkhampstead LETTER signed 'Brownlow', on notepaper headed 'Ashridge, Gt. Berkhampstead', to an unknown correspondent, date only 'Aug. 11th'. 3p., small 8vo. Answers an enquiry about 'the butts', 'I may mention the great butt is a large affair made of oak timber... but the small butts are only stacks of underwood about fifteen feet deep, and I never knew a bullet go through them...' no date. c1890? £8.00
    The Ashridge Estate is now run by the National Trust.

  3. Cheverells Green LETTER from Stephen Read, Bridgham, to a Mr Rowed at Cheverells Green, about his son's farm and rent arrears. 1p., 4to, plus blank conjoint leaf with address panel, two postmarks, one a red circle with 'A' above the date, one black, with the word 'Harling' in a circle. Mentions 'Sir John', presumably the landlord. 1835. £14.00
    'Have now this Minuite Bought a Lurcher Bitch for you, young but have been with a Gun... her name is Smart'.

  4. Childwick, Court Baron of ADMISSION of William Rollensen Senior, and Elizabeth his wife. Vellum, 4" x 12". 1" split in vellum at left edge, letters slightly rubbed at edge, and ink untidy. 1711. £16.00

  5. Great and Little Munden EXTRACT FROM CONFIRMED INCLOSURE AWARD of John Nockolds, Land Surveyor. 2p., folio, in MS, relating to Great Souls field Common, Fellowsfield Common, various private carriage roads etc. With schedule. Plain wraps, folded.... together with.... PLAN on tracing paper, scale 3 chains to an inch, 'traced from Inclosure Map', showing various Great Souls field, etc. 1853. £22.00

  6. Heronsgate PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of The Pines, Heronsgate... for Sale by Auction... July 28th, 1938. 13pp., 4to, printed wraps, photo tipped onto front wrap, 5 tipped-in photographs. Crease in front wrap, number in ink on wrap. 1938. £10.00

  7. Hertfordshire ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP Sheet XX N.E and adjoining sheets to south and west. Scale 6" to 1 mile, size 25" x 37", linen-backed and folding into sm. 4to cloth endpapers. Contours in red. 1925. £24.00
    Covers Knebworth, The Hoo, Codicote.

  8. Hitchin BOND of Mercy Collis of Hitchin widow of John Collis, Brazier, Francis Corrie, Linen Draper, to John Newman, Gent., for £100. 1p., manuscript, small folio, blank conjoint leaf. Three wax seals. Signed with large 'MC' by Mercy, and by two other parties, and witnesses. 1725. £22.00

  9. Hitchin FOR SALE BY PRIVATE TREATY Attractive Small Residential Property Codicote Lodge, Hitchin, covering in all an area of approximately 80 acres. 10pp., 4to, stiff wraps, 4 photographs in text, and photo on front wrap. 1938. £12.00

  10. Kings Walden, Manor of SURRENDER by John Welch, one of the Customary Tenants, 'out of Court... by the rodd into the hands of the Lord of the said Mannor by the hands of Edward Catherall and Robert Jenkyn' of lands called Flexmore Field, Whiteway Close, a piece of land in Cholwell Common. The tenancy was to go to George Chalkley of Bendish in Paul's Walden, yeoman. 1p., manuscript, blank conjoint leaf with docket title. Signed by Catherall and Jenkyn, Welch, and one other, with a note of sum paid. Paper slightly browned, some spots on conjoint leaf. 1706. £22.00

    HERTFORDSHIRE Manuscripts, Maps, Engravings, Ephemera, etc.
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  11. Ware Infra, Manor of SURRENDER of yard with the appurtenances in the Middle Row in Ware, Richard Gridley to Richard Dickinson. 1p, sm. folio, blank conjoint leaf. Signed and witnessed. 1778. £16.00

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