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Copies of pleas, wills, and other instruments, together with a few letters, relating to the family of Harby, from 1621 to 1674, 17th century

MS. Rawl. A. 414
Held at the Weston Library

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Written by sir Erasmus Harby, of Aldenham, Herts.

Amongst other papers are some relating to the farmers of the customs in 1638, to the sugar farmers in 1661, and to the farmers of tin, 1621–1674, sir Job Harby, father of sir Erasmus, being in all these cases one of the contractors; together with twelve questions propounded to the duke of Buckingham by the House of Commons, 14 Jan 1674.

An index is added at the end.

Many leaves are blank.


  • Creation: 17th century


102 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Rawl. A. 414

Custodial History

In the flyleaf are the following notes:—"Sir Erasmus Harby's manuscript, vol. 2d." —"Cost 1s. 6d. binding, paper my owne; July 10, 1673. E. H."

Owned by P. Le Neve, in whose catalogue the volume bears number 250.

Physical Facet

On paper, in folio


Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom