ENGLISH LEGAL MANUSCRIPTS FORMERLY IN THE COLLECTION OF SIR THOMAS PHILLIPPS
Item #: 72526
Published: London; Selden Society;
Series: SELDEN SOCIETY SUPPLEMENTARY SERIES
SIR THOMAS PHILLIPPS (1792-1872) spent his life and hisfortune seeking and gathering from all over Europe thegreatest collection of manuscripts ever in private hands,over 40,000 items. The Phillipps collection, which wasdispersed after his death, was never properly catalogued.The present volume lists all of the legal manuscripts thatwere in bound volumes. It also includes some letters,charters, conveyances, court rolls, state papers and thelike where these are of particular interest.