Jury list, [18th century]

Scope and Content

Manuscript list of twelve jurors sworn in the suit between Edward Gibbon, plaintif, and Richard Smith, defendant. The list notes the damages as 50s. and the costs as 12d. Addressed to Robert Walpoole.

Administrative / Biographical History

A jury is a group chosen from the citizenry of a district to try a question of fact. It is the standard jury used in civil and criminal trials.


Single item.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Uncatalogued material may not be seen. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

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

6¼" x 5¼"

Archivist's Note

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

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.