Manuscript account, [1750-1800], of all the cow pastures belonging to the town of Medbourne, Leicestershire, giving a list of 49 inhabitants and the number of cows sent to the 'Upper' and 'Nether' pastures respectively. 20 of the names are to be found in the poll book for the 1741 parliamentary election in Leicestershire.
Medbourne, account of cow pastures
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- ReferenceGB 96 MS 145
- Dates of Creationc1750-c1800
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical DescriptionSingle sheet
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Part of the Goldsmith's Library of Economic Literature, initially collected by Herbert Somerton Foxwell and presented by the Goldsmith's Company to the University of London in 1903.
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Manuscript quarto. Bound in quarter-morocco.
Compiled by Sarah Smith as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.
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This manuscript was bought by Herbert Somerton Foxwell at the Halliwell-Phillipps sale, Sotheby's, 1 Jul 1889.