Petty Cash Book of John Spencer Stanhope

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      GB 206 MS 105
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      1 vol. (94 ff) bound in 8 quires of 12 leaves Lines ruled in red for date and cash. First and last leaves pasted on to boards. Ff.23-89 are blank. Written in a large flowing hand, the author's autograph. Inscription inside front cover: "J. Spencer Stanhope / Paris Jany. 1818 / Rue de la Chause d'Autun / 58." Stationer's name and address on label pasted inside front cover: "Charpentier, Rue du Mont-Blanc, No.6." Bound in red-covered boards, green spine.

Scope and Content

Begins: 10 in Pocket (f.1a); Accounts, 1 January 1818-1 January 1820 (ff.2b-19b); Pencilled account of weights of 460 fleeces totalling 98st. 12lb. (ff.20a-21a); "Acct. of Wines." 10 December 1822 (ff.22a-22b); Drafts, 1818-1819 (ff.90b-92a); "Hugh's account." Amounts totalling 25.4.6 (f.93a); "In hand 26 1/2" (f.94a); Notes and mathematical calculations (f.94b and inside back cover); Ends: In hand...25 (inside back cover).

Administrative / Biographical History

John Spencer-Stanhope, 1787-1873, of Cannon Hall, Barnsley and Horsforth Hall, was the son of Walter Spencer-Stanhope and his wife, Mary Winifred, daughter of Thomas Babington Pulleine. In 1822, he married Lady Elizabeth Wilhelmina Coke, daughter of the Earl of Leicester. For a number of years he acted as a Justice of the Peace in Horsforth

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Acquisition Information

The gift of the Hon. Mrs Spencer Stanhope of Cannon Hall, Cawthorpe, 1946


In English


See A. M. W. Stirling, Annals of a Yorkshire house, London 1911