A manuscript volume, imperfect at the beginning and end, containing copies of some one hundred and fifty legal documents of various kinds of the early 18th century, relating for the most part to North and East Lancashire. Original pagination: 9-258.
Lancashire Legal Commonplace Book
Scope and Content
Conditions Governing Access
The manuscript is available for consultation by any accredited reader.
Donated to the John Rylands Library by Blanshard Stamp esq. in May 1938.
Description compiled by Henry Sullivan, project archivist.
Other Finding Aids
Catalogued in the Hand-List of Additions to the Collection of English Manuscripts in the John Rylands Library, 1937-1951 (English MS 909).