Inventory and accounts relating to the estate of John Appleton

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers relating to the estate of John Appleton of Queen Square, Bristol, 1786-1791, including:

1. An inventory of his goods and chattels taken at his lodgings in Queen Square, Bristol, 10 Oct 1786, including details of clothes, household goods, plate, and books and pamphlets, with a total value of £170 11s.

2. An account of monies received and paid out by Thomas Rutter, executor of John Appleton, 1786-1790.

3. Letter from Thomas Rutter to Patrick Buck explaining that, owing to bad debts, the effects left by Appleton are not sufficient to pay the legacies left by him, 1789.

4. Receipt, 1791, signed by William and Hannah Reynolds for legacies left them by Appleton.

Administrative / Biographical History

No information available at present.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Uncatalogued material may not be seen. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Acquisition Information

Bought from Jabez Elliott in 1967.

Other Finding Aids

Collection level description.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.