SIX VOTING PAPERS for election of Councillors.
Six single printed sheets, size approx. 6" x 7«", printed on one side only, for the election November 1st 1843, listing four names of candidates for Councillors of the Borough, with address and occupation, the same candidates on each paper, signed by six different voters, with house he is rated for, and parish. The three who have signed with their marks are also witnessed.. together with four similar papers for November 1st 1841. All 10 papers have stab holes at centre.
¶ Among the candidates' occupations are surgeon, carpet manufacturer, watch-maker, bookseller, ironmonger.
Greenwood (C. & J)
MAP OF THE COUNTY OF SALOP. From an Actual Survey Made in the Years 1826 & 1827. Corrected to the Present Period & Published Feby. 24th 1830. Engraved by J. & C. Walker.
Hand-coloured, size 23" x 27", plus margins, dissected and mounted on linen, edged with silk tape, folding to 8vo, marbled endpapers, small stamp with name of library adjacent to the title. With fine large vignette view of Shrewsbury.
Published by Greenwood & Co. London: 1830.
PARTICULARS OF SALE of Valuable Freehold Licensed Property... Known as The Roebuck Hotel situate in Oxford Street... July 3rd, 1913.
2pp., folio, plus page with fine large photograph of the hotel, size 7" x 8", showing people outside, and a tram stopped just in front of the entrance. Folded with docket title.
Ludlow, Burford, Hope Bagot
PARTICULARS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE of a Beautiful Freehold Residential Domain, known as 'The Stoke Estate', about Four Miles from Ludlow and Tenbury... consisting of an Elizabethan Residence distinguished as Stoke House... Gardens... Several Excellent Farms, Water Corn Mill, Cottages, Orchard and Garden Ground in the Parishes of Burford and Greets... and Grove Farm in Hope Baggot... which will be Sold by Auction... November 8th, 1876...
12pp., large folio, original wraps, cloth spine. A variety of type-faces throughout. Fine lithographed frontispiece showing the house and gardens, 2 large folding plans. There are worm-holes throughout, mainly in the right margin, but on the map of the Grove Farm at the end, and the last page, these are more widespread over the page.
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PHOTOGRAPH of the New Inn, Newport.
Size 5" x 6«", mounted on thick card.
¶ Shows the pub (which is in Stafford St.) from the corner with facade with hanging sign, and the side with advert for Burler's Ale. Some creases in one margin of mount..
Selattyn, near Oswestry
PARTICULAR AND PLAN of a most attractive and desirable small Freehold Farm known as "Ty Newydd." otherwise "New Barns..... in the occupation of Miss Ann Roberts, which will be offered for Sale by public Auction, by Messrs. Jones & Son, at the White Lion Inn, Oswestry, on Tuesday, the 26th day of July, 1881.
Folio, 3pp, tipped in plan, docket title, folded.
ABSTRACT OF TITLE of the Lady Keane to leasehold premises situate in the Quarry near the town of Shrewsbury.
3p folio, in manuscript.
¶ Details title from 1806.
Walker (J) & (C)
Folding engraved, hand-coloured map, showing Parliamentary Boundaries, dissected and mounted on linen, engraved area approx. 12«" x 15«", plus margins, folding into 12mo cloth boards, with original label. Descriptive summary with table of distances etc., pasted inside front board.
PARTICULARS OF SALE AND PLANS of a Valuable Farm and Lands known as The Ditches Farm.... which will be offered for sale by Auction.... 11th day of July, 1889.
4pp., folio, folded with docket title, 3 folding hand-coloured plans. A few minor foxing spots.
Whitchurch linen draper
W & T VENABLES return sincere thanks to numerous Friends for their kind Patronage and...
Broadside, size 15" x 12", approx. 500 words in large type, explaining their mode of business, their capital, and why they are able to sell their goods cheaply.
R.B. Jones, Printer, Whitchurch. Oct. 5th 1827.
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