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Auction archive: Lot number 53

Leicestershire Farmer.- Castle Donington.- Journal/commonplace book of agricultural notes, manuscript, Leicestershire, 1771-95.

Estimate
£400 - £600
ca. US$512 - US$769
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 53

Leicestershire Farmer.- Castle Donington.- Journal/commonplace book of agricultural notes, manuscript, Leicestershire, 1771-95.

Estimate
£400 - £600
ca. US$512 - US$769
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

Leicestershire Farmer.- Castle Donington.- Journal/commonplace book of agricultural notes, manuscript, 42pp., some ff. excised, browned, stained, original calf, worn, partially disbound, 8vo, Leicestershire, 1771-95. ⁂ Compiled by a Leicestershire farmer towards the end of the 18th century, comprising accounts of crops sold (mainly barley), labourers' expenses; with other general notes, "A Bill for Town work 1772" (including Hemington near Castle Donington), notes on the great flood of 1795; "The Account of the Charges & Expences of the Tryal of Hugh Meriman at the Session at Derby for stealing Eleven Geese of Johnath[an] Sherw[i]ns at Alverston before Sir Willm Fittsherbert in the Chair", notes on the days on which neighbours began their respective harvests, library catalogue etc.

Auction archive: Lot number 53
Auction:
Datum:
27 Mar 2020
Auction house:
Forum Auctions
4 Ingate Place
London, SW8 3NS
United Kingdom
[email protected]
+44 (0) 20 7871 2640
Beschreibung:

Leicestershire Farmer.- Castle Donington.- Journal/commonplace book of agricultural notes, manuscript, 42pp., some ff. excised, browned, stained, original calf, worn, partially disbound, 8vo, Leicestershire, 1771-95. ⁂ Compiled by a Leicestershire farmer towards the end of the 18th century, comprising accounts of crops sold (mainly barley), labourers' expenses; with other general notes, "A Bill for Town work 1772" (including Hemington near Castle Donington), notes on the great flood of 1795; "The Account of the Charges & Expences of the Tryal of Hugh Meriman at the Session at Derby for stealing Eleven Geese of Johnath[an] Sherw[i]ns at Alverston before Sir Willm Fittsherbert in the Chair", notes on the days on which neighbours began their respective harvests, library catalogue etc.

Auction archive: Lot number 53
Auction:
Datum:
27 Mar 2020
Auction house:
Forum Auctions
4 Ingate Place
London, SW8 3NS
United Kingdom
[email protected]
+44 (0) 20 7871 2640
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