Inventory of the goods of Robert Gibbs

Scope and Content

'An inventory of all the household furniture and other effects of Mr. Robert Gibbs, deceased, that was on the premises of no.7 Theobald's Row', London, 23 Nov 1808'. The goods are listed under the names of persons (Edward Gibbs, Thomas Gibbs, Louisa Gibbs, Mr. Dalton, and Mrs. Smith), and under rooms, e.g. kitchen, parlour, shop, granary. The endorsement gives the total value as £230 4s.6d, valued by Mr. Davis. A few items are individually valued.

Administrative / Biographical History

No information available at present.


Single item.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Bought from E. Hall in 1966. Formerly with MS.699.

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

18¾" x 7½". The leaves are sewn together.

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.

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