Document ReferencePw V 116
TitleBound volume containing abstracts of parliamentary cases; n.d. [early 18th century]
Extent193 ff
Content DescriptionCopy of abridged court cases, containing their principal points, presented to the House of Lords between 1700 and 1728. Contains table of titles (ff 4-11 preceding paper) under which each case is placed and another table of the names of the case (in alphabetical order, pp 152-80) noting whether judgement was reversed or affirmed.

Volume was possibly put together around 1728-30.
ReprodnNoteVolumes from Pw V cannot be photographed by readers with their own camera or device, but reprographic copies can be supplied for educational and private study purposes only.
Physical DescriptionFolio volume
Contemporary foliation 1 to 180 does not include first 12 folios and last folio.
ConditionCondition of paper is good; condition of binding, covers seem to be dry; also upper covers is becoming detached from spine; leather at tail of spine is missing.
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Pro Patria, Dutch maiden facing left, and Seven Provinces lion within field, approx. 103 x 100

Countermark: Letters LVG, approx. 11 x 60 mm

Professional fair copy in cursive script.

Brown calf on pasteboard; borders of upper and lower covers have blind tooled double fillet lines and a roll of delicate buds, thistle, acorn and other floral ornaments blind stamped parallel to the double fillets; spine is divided into seven panels, second, third and fourth panels used for labelling volume; second panel, covered with a black leather label is gold stamped with 'AN. ABRIDGD./ COMMON/ PLACE OF/; second and third panels have lost their black leather label, but the lettering can be understood as 'CASE IN/ YE HOUSE/ OF LORDS/ UPON A MS./'; and /IN/ MANISCRIPT'; six panels in spine are enmarked with gold stamped double fillet lines.
WatermarkPro Patria
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