THE REALLY EARLY STUFF

This section contains all sources that date prior to 1800. Documents from this early period are understandably much rarer than from later periods, yet there are a surprising number of sources available. Enjoy!

Early French Marriage Certificate dated June 19th, 1725. It names a Nicolla, daughter of Charles Jaulne, and a Jacques Mannoury. It relates to Harcourt, in Normandy.

Letters of Abraham Newland, Chief cashier of the Bank of England. The Letters date from 1799 to 1803 and are to William Simpson, the Chief Cashier for the Royal bank of Scotland.

Document from 1660 related to a William and John Martyn Living in Derby County

Early Document related to a William Major of Buckinghamshire County, Husbandman, and others, 1638

Copy of the London Chronicle Newspaper for October 6th, 1759

Copy of the London Chronicle, June 29th 1758

The County Magazine, May 1786

The County Magazine, March 1786

Lloyd’s Evening Post and British Chronicle, October 13th 1760

The London Chronicle, April 22nd 1758

Affidavit of Mr James Austen Regarding the Settlement of His Marriage to Miss Cresswell, 1796

A Letter of 1797 Discussing a Financial Disagreement

4 Letters Related to Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, 1783-1797

Early Depiction Microscopes, done for the Universal Magazine, 1749

Pamphlet on “Rates for Hackney Coaches” in London, 18th Century

Cover page of the “Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure”

Excerpt from the Universal Magazine, 1771, entitled “An Account of a Monstrous Birth”

Letter related to Property in Surrey, 1799

Document related to the Manor of Carshalton in Surrey, 1779

Civil War Period Document Regarding a Payment, 1646.

Short Note Related to the Payment of Interest, 1710.

The Oath of Every Freeman of the City of London

Indenture Related to the Apprenticeship of Joseph Palmer to Ann Stroud, to Learn to be a Butcher, 1794

Document related to the Manor of Aldeburgh and the Marquis of Salisbury, 1799

Documents related to the Will of Mr. William Rose

T. Kitchen Map of the County of Surrey, 1751

Three Pages of an Antiquarians Research Notes, 1723

Page from a German Bible, 1534

Articles of Agreement Relating to The Campions of West Sussex, 1792

Document related to Mr. Robert Walpole and a Tenant’s Agreement, 1786

Letter regarding land in Bury St. Edmunds, 1788

Two Letters related to Legal Matters over estates, 1783 and 1785

Engraving of the Estate of Broome, the Seat of Sr. Basil Dixwell, Circa 1770

Case on a Deed sent herewith: Thomas Taylor wants to raise money by Making a mortgage, 1780

Page from an Incunabula (Pre-1500 book) Circa 1490

Page from a Bonaventura Incunabula with Rubrication, 1496

Page from a French Agricultural Magazine Depicting a Plough, 1754

Page from a French Agricultural Magazine Depicting a Seed Drill, 1754

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