Sir Robert Clayton Documents

Scope and Content

A collection of miscelleneous deeds and documents from the papers of Sir Robert Clayton and his partner John Morris. Twenty-six items (RYCH/3638-3663) relate to London. Places in Cumberland, Essex, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Surrey, Sussex and the East Riding of Yorkshire are also represented by one or two items each.

Acquisition Information

Rylands accession no. R78124. Acquired by the John Rylands Library from the bookseller G.H. Last of Bromley, Kent, for £7 18s 6d in March 1937 (Catalogue 223, Nos 476 and 480), along with English MSS 899 and 986.

Custodial History

From the Clayton papers.