LEASE of lands 'in the liberties precincts and territories of Bottesford, William Dadsley of Skillington in Lincoln, husbandman to Richard Hollingworth of Allington, yeoman.
Vellum, size 12" x 21", two wax seals, one with a lion, one with an anchor and a heart.
LEASE of 12 pieces of ground in Bottesford, Matthew Livesey of Bottesford, yeoman, to William Roase of Sholton in Nottingham, yeoman.
On vellum, size 17" x 23", small wax seal on tag. Decorative engraved heading.
OBLIGATION BOND 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.
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FARM ACCOUNTS 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... £1. 0s 0d'), wages of workers, noting agreements made with them 'Jane Bryan has engaged herself to Mrs Hawthorn for £11. 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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