Cheshire Estates Cash Abstracts

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  • Reference
      GB 133 EGR14/26
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      33 x 22 cm, 6 vols, paginated, heavy board covers, full-bound in reversed calf.

Scope and Content

Entries for items of receipt and expenditure in the cash books (EGR14/25 above) were posted to volumes of single-entry particular accounts, entitled "Cash Abstracts". The order of the accounts varies from volume to volume. For the headings of particular accounts in each volume see the item-level descriptions below. For each entry the following information is provided: the date, the particulars (as in EGR14/25 above), the folio number of the corresponding entry in the cash books, and the amount. Total were calculated at the end of each half year.

EGR14/26/1-2 are entitled "CASH ABSTRACT", stamped in gilt on red morocco lettering pieces applied to the spines; /3-5 "CHESHIRE ESTATES CASH ABSTRACT" & /6 "EARL OF STAMFORD'S CHESHIRE ESTATES CASH ABSTRACTS", stamped in gilt on red morocco lettering pieces applied to the spines and upper covers. The covering dates of volumes EGR14/26/1-2 are recorded in ink on paper labels pasted to the spines, the start dates of EGR14/26/3-6 are recorded on the lettering pieces on their upper covers.

Acquisition Information

All items were received from the Stamford Estate Office in Altrincham in April 1981.