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Sir Robert Heath papers

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Correspondence

Legal and official papers, accounts and bills, and personal papers

Reginald L. Hine's research notes and correspondence

Diaries



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Sir Robert Heath papers, 1614-1699 | University of Illinois Rare Book & Manuscript Library

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Collection Overview

Title: Sir Robert Heath papers, 1614-1699Add to your cart.

ID: 01/01/MSS00019

Primary Creator: Heath, Robert, Sir (1575-1649)

Extent: 9.0 Cubic Feet

Arrangement:

The collection is arranged in the following series:

Series 1: Correspondence (boxes 1-6), arranged alphabetically by correspondent

Series 2: Legal and official papers, accounts and bills, and personal papers (boxes 7-8), arranged alphabetically by subject.

Series 3: Reginald L. Hine's research notes and correspondence (boxes 9-10), arranged by subject and correspondent

Series 4: Additional Items

The finding aid provides more detailed information about the contents of each box, where possible. Dates of correspondence are given in the form YYYY/MM/DD. Some of Reginald L. Hine's correspondence is described only at the folder level, and some of Series 2, "Legal and official papers, accounts and bills, and personal papers,"is described only at the box level. The presence of transcriptions or additional notes by Reginald L. Hine or Carleen Stottler is occasionally indicated. These transcriptions and notes are interfiled with the items they concern.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Papers of Sir Robert Heath consists of letters, documents, commonplace book, and a diary relating to London legal life, Parliament, the royal prerogative, prosecution of recusants, Star-Chamber prosecutions, Puritanism, English Civil War, personal and family matters and English agriculture. Correspondents include Arthur Parfey, Richard Lour, Mary Morley, Lucy Heath, John Heath, Edward Heath, James Harrington, Edward Harrington, William Ayshcombe, Ephraim Wright, Henry Croke, Richard Dawson, William Sharpe, Susanna Croke, Katherine Wirdnam, Thomas Allanson, John Dunkin, Colonel Thomas Waite and John Wood.

The papers also contain research notes and correspondence from Reginald L. Hine (1883-1949), who collected the papers and discusses them in his Cream of Curiosity: Being an Account of Certain Historical and Literary Manuscripts of the XVIIth, XVIIIth, & XIXth Centuries (1920).

Biographical Note

Born May 20, 1575. Died at Calais, Aug. 30, 1649. Sir Robert Heath was an English lawyer, Solicitor General (1620-1625), Attorney-General (1625-1631), Chief Justice of the Common Pleas (1631-1632), Chief Justice of King's Bench (1642-1645), member of Parliament, and author of <i>Maxims and Rules of Pleading</i>. Impeached by Parliament of high treason in 1644, fled to France in 1646. Father of Edward (1626), John (1626), George (1633) and Robert (1634).

Administrative Information

Repository: University of Illinois Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Access Restrictions: Open to researchers.

Use Restrictions:

The RBML reproductions policies can be found here:

http://www.library.illinois.edu/rbx/ReproductionServices.htm

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted materials.

Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgement, fulfillment of the order would damage materials or involve violation of copyright law.

Original/Copies Note:

Microfilm reproductions available in the History and Newspaper library at:

Location: History, Philosophy & Newspaper Call Number: FILM 942.062 H351p

Processing Information: https://wiki.cites.uiuc.edu/wiki/display/librare/Home


Box and Folder Listing


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Series 2: Legal and official papers, accounts and bills, and personal papersAdd to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: From: Hatton, Elyza (Lady).  To: Fanshawe, Thomas., 1656/03/28Add to your cart.

Processing notes of Carleen Stottler:

"Certificate" from Lady Hatton testifying about 2 bonds involving Thomas Fanshawe's father.  Lady Hatton asserts that the money owed by her husband to the elder Fanshawe has been repaid.  (Thomas Fanshawe is married to Margaret Heath - Edward's daughter)

Other Information: Pieces: 1.  Items: 1.
Physical Description: Autograph letter, signed
Folder 2Add to your cart.
Item 2: From: Heath, Edward., 1662/10/31Add to your cart.

Processing notes of Carleen Stottler:

Breirat:  Thomas Fanshawe and Margaret, his wife  (Plantiffs)  vs.  Sir Edward Heath  (Defendent)

no. 1:  seems to be charges against Heath and his answer/defense, including witnesses and proof

no. 2:  order to Fanshawe and Heath to Lord Chancellor, Master of the Rolls, from Geo. Edwards, Deput. Regni.  Seems to be judgement.

Other Information: Pieces: 2.  Items: 1-2.
Physical Description: Autograph letter, signed
Folder 3Add to your cart.
Item 3: From: Heath, Edward., undatedAdd to your cart.

Processing notes of Carleen Stottler:

Seems to be papers relating to a court case:  Edward Heath and Francis Heath (plantiffs)  vs.  Justinian Pagitt (defendent)

* includes PROCESSING note (a family tree) by Reginald L. Hine *

* includes TRANSCRIPTION of Thomas Pagitt's will by  Reginald L.  Hine *

Other Information: Pieces: 19.  Items: 1-19.
Physical Description: Autograph letter, signed
Folder 4Add to your cart.
Item 4: From: Heath, Edward., undatedAdd to your cart.

Processing notes of Carleen Stottler:

Group papers which contain no mention of Edward Heath, however he obviously had an interest or a hand in writing.  Political

Other Information: Pieces: 2.  Items: 1-2.
Physical Description: Autograph letter, signed
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Item 5: From: Heath, George., 1671/10/10Add to your cart.

Processing notes of Carleen Stottler:

Copy of George Heath's last will (dated 10 Oct. 1671)

Other Information: Pieces: 1.  Items: 1.
Physical Description: Autograph letter, signed
Folder 6Add to your cart.
Item 6: From: Heath, John., 1648-1679Add to your cart.

Processing notes of Carleen Stottler:

Legal and Official papers (personal and group) of John Heath

*Folder contains notes by Carleen Stottler, describing the individual letters.*

Other Information: Pieces: 10.  Items: 1-10.
Physical Description: Autograph letter, signed
Folder 7Add to your cart.
Item 7: From: Heath, John.  To: other people., 1682/04/??Add to your cart.

Processing notes of Carleen Stottler :

Official and Legal papers of John Heath FOR other people. Done at beginning of April of 1682.

Other Information: Pieces: 2.  Items: 1-2.
Physical Description: Autograph letter, signed
Folder 8Add to your cart.
Item 8: From: Edward and Lucy Heath household.  To: other people., 1660Add to your cart.

Processing notes of Carleen Stottler:

Miscellaneous legal and official papers, not directly related to Edward but obviously connected

* Folder contains inventory of letters done by Carleen Stottler *

Other Information: Pieces: 4.  Items: 1-4.
Physical Description: Autograph letter, signed
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Item 9: From: Lucy Heath., 1630-1637(?)Add to your cart.

Processing notes of Carleen Stottler:

Legal papers of Lucy Heath

no. 1:  [Paulus Ambrosius Croke] to Lucie Croke (Heath); a note  about her legacy.  1630/11/09

no. 2:  Draft for disposition in "The case in the Court at Wards" undated, but after 1637.

Other Information: Pieces: 2.  Items: 1-2.
Physical Description: Autograph letter, signed
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Item 10: From: Miscellaneous., undatedAdd to your cart.

Processing notes of Carleen Stottler:

Miscellaneous legal papers.

Processing notes in folder tell what the items are (somewhat) Notes describe piece following them.

* no. 4 includes TRANSCRIPTION by Reginald L. Hine *

Other Information: Pieces: 11.  Items: 1-11.
Physical Description: Autograph letter, signed
Box 8Add to your cart.
Item 1: Additional legal and official papers, accounts and bills, and personal papers, 1614-1699Add to your cart.
This box contains additional papers, interspersed with notes and identifications from Carleen Stottler.

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