Notes on the Salford Portmoot

Scope and Content

Tait's research notes on the Salford portmoot (court leet) records, which he edited for publication for the Chetham Society in 1935. Includes two offprints of Tait's The court leet or portmoot records of Salford 1735-1738, originally published in Chetham Miscellanies Vol. VI, 1935. The documents include Tait's correspondence with Slater Heelis & Co, the town clerk of Manchester, and chief curator of Royal Museum and Libraries, Salford on location of missing portmoot records, 1920-1934 plus typed transcripts of records.

Related Material

See also TAI/1/146 & 156 concerning Tait's efforts to trace original documents.