Seaton Annuity receipts

Scope and Content

Two signed and sealed receipts for monies received from Edward Hanbury and Geoffrey Palmer, in respect of half-yearly payments of the Seaton annuities due at Michaelmas. The first is for £5 and is signed by James Yarway; the second is for 40s due as the annuity of Lucy Milbanke, and is signed by her husband Adam Milbanke (with Lucy Milbanke's mark).

Administrative / Biographical History

An annuity is an annual payment of an allowance or income, granted for life or a term of years .


2 items.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

On permanent loan from the British Records Association (B.R.A. 833).

Other Finding Aids

Collection level description.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

12" x 7½". Both receipts have an applied seal of red shellac depicting a winged griffin.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Conditions Governing Use

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