[collection of early 17th century Staffordshire legal documents], [1598-1628] | Rare Book & Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Collection of contemporary copies of legal documents pertaining to early 17th century Staffordshire. Most of the documents involve Sir Walter Bagot, county magistrate.
No. 1: Examination of Richard Richardson before Watler Bagot. Dated the 5th of November 1616.
No. 2: Examination of Thurston Tomcliff. Dated the 29th of January, 1627 [i.e. 1628].
No. 3: Examination of Jane Parker. Dated the 1st of July, 1617.
No. 4: Examination of Anthony Ward. Dated the 12th of December 1627.
No. 5: Examination of William Clarke of Newboro. Dated the last day of February 1627 [i.e. 1628].
No. 6: Information [i.e. testimony?] given by Francis Goodwyn. Dated the 29th of July 1617.
No. 7: Portion of an undated and unsigned letter in a shaky hand concerning the marriage of a certain Oliver.
No. 8: Examination of William Clarke of Newboro. Dated the 5th day of August 1626.
No. 9: Information given by Francis Maskery of Hampstall. Dated the 5th of November, 1616.
No. 10: Examination of Humfrey Atkyns of Newton, Staffordshire. Dated the 1st of November, 1626.
No. 11: Petition to Walter Bagott from Alice Baurke concerning a debt owed her by kinsmen.
No. 12: Report of legal summons dated only as "Aprill last".
No. 13: Letter to the king's privy council concerning a royal proclamation presented Saturday the 17th of this present month of June [1616?, 1622?]. Lower margin cropped.
No. 14: Document attesting to the whereabouts of a certain John "upon Saturday last".
No. 15: Report of a commission sent to investigate the profits of a certain Anthony dated the 12th of January.
No. 16: Undated letter from William Moreton to Sir Simon Weston and Walter Bagot concerning a loan of twenty nobles.
No. 17: Document containing the information of Edwarde Cooke of Stowe, George Gretton and John Tomkinson. Dated the 7th of February 1616. Part of two entries mutilated with some text loss.
No. 18: Information given by Edward Cooke, George Gretton and John Tomkinson. Dated the 7th of February 1616. Mutilated with some text loss.
No. 19: Letter concerning a sum of 240 pounds. Dated the 20th of February 1609. Document has minor insect damage affecting text.
No. 20: Copy of letter concerning Edward Littleton addressed to Sir Henry Lindley. Bifolium with one leaf blank except address to Lindley.
No. 21: Examinations of Humfrey Mamsfelde of Newborrowe and William Clarke of Newborowe. Respectively dated the 5th and 6th of November 1616. Part of Mamsfelde's testimony mutilated with some text loss.
No. 22: Examinations of Hugh Peyne and Johane Peyne, his wife. Dated the 21st of August 1616.
No. 23: Examination of Raffe Prockler. Dated the 28th of December 1616.
No. 24: Examination of William Higham. Dated the 24th of August 1616.
No. 25: Letter concerning a summons for Richard Bolton on Sunday the 24th of June [1619? 1624?]. Dated the first of July.
No. 26: Undated letter from a certain Smith requesting 19-2-0 for provision.
No. 27: Letter signed by John Kenrick. Dated the 1st of July 1617.
No. 28: Letter concerning timber signed Humfrey Chetham. Dated the 13th of September 1622.
No. 29: Letter concerning the last will and testament of a certain William signed Edmunde Johnson. Dated the 20th of May 1598.
No. 30: Letter to John Kenrick from Walter Shetwynd dated the 26th of June 1617. Kenrick's response dated the 5th of July 1617. Multiple lacunae in text.
No. 31: Letter signed John Hunt. Dated the 14th of January 1615 [i.e. 1616].
No. 32: Undated letter to Sr. Anthony Ashley from W.B.
No. 33: Letter signed John Kenrick. Dated the 20th of April 1619.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Shelfmark: Urbana, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Pre-1650 MS 189.