Mill Inventory and Accounts
|Creator:||Bacon, Nathaniel, 1547-1622|
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Watermarks: unidentified pot.
Script: Written by several individuals in informal cursive scripts.
Most folios are wrinkled, torn; some have been mended.
Binding: Nineteenth century. Half green goatskin with green cloth sides, gold- and blind-tooled. Leaves of a didactic theological text (Germany, ca. 1250) bound at beginning and end; probably a bifolium. Parchment; 291 x 196 (220 x 155) mm. Written above top line in a small gothic bookhand. Initials in red or green with penwork designs of the other color. Stained, but with little loss of text.
Manuscript on paper tablet of Account book, being a record of Stiffkey mill belonging to Nathaniel Bacon (1546?-1622) for the time period 8 December 1576-1579/80. Contains weekly statements of George Brigges, John Wilson, Thomas Shorten, William Fether, Robert Merkyn, and Henry Corye.
ff. vi + i + 21 + i + x : paper ; ca. 305 x 205 mm.
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