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.
Jury list, [18th century]
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 96 MS 451
- Dates of Creation[18th century]
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialLatin
- Physical DescriptionSingle sheet
Scope and Content
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.
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On permanent loan from the British Records Association (B.R.A.833).
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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
6¼" x 5¼"
Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.
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