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.
Proceedings in Legal Cases
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Scope and Content
The collection is available for consultation by any accredited reader.
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).