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Title
The young clerks remembrancer in court hand: Wherein is shewed the names of men and women, days of ye month, date of the year, names of the shires and countyes in Great Britain, the principal cities titles of honour trades and summes of money in Latin and English. Also abbreviations bond judgment and a writ. /[by] Wm. Greenwell.
Creator
Greenwell, William, 1820-1918
Contributor
Rude, Thomas, Esq., former owner.
Date Created and/or Issued
1728
Contributing Institution
UCLA, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
Collection
Early Modern English Manuscripts from UCLA’s Clark Library
Rights Information
Public Domain
Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
Scope/Content: Manuscript.
Scope/Content: Manuscript volume dating from 1728, compiled to serve as a reference for those working with old documents written in court hands. Written by William Greenwell and apparently never published, the book contains tables showing common names, days of the week, names of counties and towns and other frequently found subjects in both modern script and in court hand.
Condition: Bound in modern half calf.
Type
text
Form/Genre
Penmanship manuals
Extent
[iv], 50, [6] p., bound ;20 cm.
Identifier
ark:/21198/n18p50
MS.1980.003
Language
English
eng
Subject
Paleography--England--Early works to 1800.
Place
England
Provenance
Thomas Rude Esquire inscribed on p. [iv].|Latin note to the reader following p. 50, signed by "Wm Greenwell" with addenda signed by "J. Treadshaw, Nov. 20. 1734": "This is a Book of great consequence he who wrote the same was a Lord and Barrister at Law."
Location
CLUW

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