of Mathew Livesey of Bottesford, Yeoman, to William Rose of Shelton, Yeoman.
1p., small folio, blank conjoint leaf, folds, in English with preamble in Latin, signed by Livesey with small wax seal, two witnesses.
Buck (S & N)
THE SOUTH-WEST VIEW OF OLVESTON-PRIORY, IN THE COUNTY OF LEICESTER.
Copper plate engraving, engraved surface approx. 8" x 14«", plus wide margins. A fine early impression.
Samuel & Nathaniel Buck, 1730.
of Leamington and District.
12 views, oblong 8vo, decorative card wraps, ribbon tie rather frayed.
whereby Richard Johnson son of William Johnson of Evington is apprentised to John Palmer of Leicester, fellmonger, for seven years.
On vellum, size 7" x 11", 20 lines in a small fine hand. Signed by Palmer, tag, but lacks wax seal. Signed on verso by three witnesses. Two very small wormholes, one of which affects one letter.
* With the usual stipulations about not frequenting taverns or tippling houses, not committing fornication, matrimony, etc.
MAP OF RESERVOIRS
Map printed in black and 2 colours, showing reservoirs in blue, with names of 'service reservoirs' in buff. Size 22" x 32". Covers Thorpe Langton, Cadeby, Kegworth. Shows railways, stations, roads, villages, rivers, streets in Leicester.
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1856 - 1864.
Narrow folio cash book, 12«" x 4", parchment covered boards, darkened and rubbed at spine. Probably for a farmer called Hawthorn. 109 pages of entries, in an untidy hand, plus many blanks, listing amounts for cheese sold (the sale of cheese predominates) under the heading of purchaser, barley, wheat, oats sold, payments for thatching etc. ('2 men thatching Cotages 2.6d a day, 4 days... ٟ. 0s 0d'), wages of workers, noting agreements made with them 'Jane Bryan has engaged herself to Mrs Hawthorn for 㾷. 10s from the 10 of October 1877 till 10 of October 1878', 'sold Mr Evrett 11 qrtrs of beans'. At the beginning of the book about 6 pages have been cut out.
* Mentions Oadby, 'Burbidge' (Burbage), Seagrave.
Teesdale & Co. Publisher
MAP OF LEICESTERSHIRE
Engraved fully hand-coloured map, size 13" x 16".
* Shaded in wards.
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