Proceedings in Legal Cases

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Two notebooks containing detailed notes on legal cases, with summaries of proceedings, citations of precedents and epitomes of judgements. The notebooks may have been compiled by an attorney or clerk involved in the cases, or by a court reporter, and the notes appear to have been made in the course of the court proceedings. There is a table of contents at the front of the second volume, listing the cases in each legal term.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is available for consultation by any accredited reader.

Acquisition Information

Purchased by the John Rylands Library from the bookseller J.E. Cornish in June 1926.


Description compiled by Henry Sullivan, project archivist.

Other Finding Aids

Catalogued in the Hand-List of the Collection of English Manuscripts in the John Rylands Library, 1928 (English MSS 408-409).