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Treatises on law

From: Sebright family papers

Treatises on law

From: Sebright family papers

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Imperfect: some pages mutilated with loss of text.
Abstract:
The papers consist of correspondence, financial records, personal and professional papers, and legal documents pertaining to the lives of Thomas Saunders and his Sebright descendants. Much of the correspondence dates from between 1650 and 1700 and concerns financial matters such as personal debts; law cases; agriculture, and family news. The family papers include accounts, inventories of goods and money, itemized bills, a perpetual almanac, a large collection of medical and cosmetic recipes, a manuscript titled "The Government of the Thoughts," and a guide to the decanting and repair of various wines. A group of papers concerning aspects of the common law was probably compiled by Thomas Saunders during his attendance at the Inns of Court.
Thomas Saunders' service as agent for the Committee for Sequestration during the 1640s is documented in a small group of papers, which include "A Particular of Debts owing to divers Papists and Malignants;" notes on specific cases brought before the committee; and Parliamentary orders, as well as a 1644 discharge by the committee for Saunders himself.
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7 p. ; 31 cm.
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Box 2
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Folder Treatises on Law
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