|Content Description||Rent-roll of Lord Viscount Woodstock's Estate in Ireland to be collected by Edward Richardson, Esqr. for the year ending the 1st day of May 1699.|
Lists tenants, where they reside, size of land, yearly rent and when rent is to be collected; end of volume shows total rent received and amount to be given to the reigning monarch.
|Descriptive Features||Watermark: Arms of Amsterdam, free standing lions, 85 x 90 mm (Type A, flyleaves)|
Countermark: Letters RS, 11 x 25 mm (With Type A)
Watermark: Seven Provinces lion in shield, within crowned, double rimmed circle, approx. 90 x 70 mm (Type B, body of volume)
Countermark: Monogram MHG, approx. 16 x 20 mm (With Type B)
Professional copy in cursive script
Written on ruled paper
Vellum on layers of thick paper, richly gold tooled and painted in red and green on both upper and lower covers; a single fillet line around four outer borders with all four corners displaying a tulip with buds and leaves; single fillet lines form a central oblong panels, which is decorated with two roses on curved stems with leaves, on each outer corner; inner corners of inner panel have one further stamp of flower and leaves; central point of all fillets are decorated with a semi-circular seal with leaves and a central tulip.
A further tool, oval shaped containing a six-petal flower, is repeated 12 times in both central panel and field around panel (this same tool is stamped five times along spine); this elaborate gold stamped binding has a quatrefoil painted green in centre of central panel; upper cover has figure '2' written in black ink on central panel; both front and back pastedowns and flyleaves are made of marbled paper; volume is gold graphed