A collection of transcripts of documents of various dates concerning the Channel Islands, mainly Guernsey, made ca. 1800

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  • Reference
      GB 206 MS 576
  • Dates of Creation
      ca. 1800
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 notebook (173 pp.) Contemporary pagination omits one page between pp. 78 and 79; pp. 90-95 and 165-173 blank. Watermarks: on pp. 92/3 and 166/7, 1794; on end-papers, 1822

Scope and Content

[1]. Orders of the Privy Council, 1568-1765 (pp. 1-74). [2]. Extracts from Acts of Parliament (pp. 75-78). [3]. Le Prcepte d'Assise, 1331 etc. (pp. 80-89). [4]. Autorit des Commissaires par le roy Jaques Ier en 1607 (pp. 96-99). [5]. The Generall complaintes of all the parishes of Guernsey against the Gouvernor&soldiors (pp. 99-117). [6]. The General complaints of the people against his Majestie's Justicers of the Isle of Guernsey, the Baillif&Jurats espetially (pp. 117-149). [7]. Extracts of the Book of Causes, 1607 (pp. 150-160). [8]. Miscellaneous documents, 18th century (pp. 160-164)

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Acquisition Information

Given to Professor John Le Patourel by Advocate J.E.L. Martel, August 1949; gift of Professor Le Patourel's widow, November 1981


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