Document ReferencePw V 118
TitleVolume containing accounts of Viscount Vane, several unascribed poems and a menu; n.d.
Extent72 ff
Content DescriptionVolume bears the title 'Lord Viscount Vane/ Book of Accounts/ 1722-1724' written in pencil on second blank folio.

Account book of moneys received and paid by Thomas Thompson (administrator?) to the 'Rt Honble the Lord Visct: Vane', lists household expenses and some salaries and wages between 17 May 1722 and 2 May 1724; reverse of volume contains a second layer, in a different script containing poems based on classical themes, some short poems and an 'Easter Dinner, 1732' menu.
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
One gathering of 36 sheets folded once forming 72 folios.
ConditionMarble paper covers torn and worn
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Pro Patria, Dutch maiden facing left and Seven Provinces lion within fenced field, approx. 117 x 115 mm

Countermark: Letters CAW, approx. 12 x 68 mm

Professional fair copy in italic hand (pp 1-104); copied in reverse of book, cursive hand, pp 141-128

Limp marble paper covers
WatermarkPro Patria
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA39451Vane; William (c.1680-1734); 1st Viscount Vane; cr. viscount in Irish peerage 1720; also Baron Vane of Dungannon; MP for co. Durhamc.1680-1734
NA74066Thompson; Thomas
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