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'Papers mostly relating to Cases in Ecclesiastical Law, and connected with the practice of George Lee...'

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MS. Eng. misc. c. 31

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'Papers mostly relating to Cases in Ecclesiastical Law, and connected with the practice of George Lee, D.C.L., afterwards Sir George Lee, knight, Dean of the Arches, etc.', 1721-55, consisting of opinions, abstracts of pleadings, and notes of cases. Among the papers are:
  1. Reports of Commissioners on the fees of the Court of Chancery (1732: fol. 18), of the Court of Arches 1734: fol. 42), and the Prerogative Court of Canterbury (1734: fol. 50), etc.
  2. Papers relating to a visitation of Merton college, Oxford, 1731 (fol. 68)
  3. A case about the churchyard of Harrow, 1738 (fol. 76), and the like
  4. A modern partial index is at fol. 247
  5. A short account of sir G. Lee at fol. 1

Dates

  • Written in 1721-1755

Extent

260 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. c. 31, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. c. 31

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19387

Abstract

'Papers mostly relating to Cases in Ecclesiastical Law, and connected with the practice of George Lee...'

Biographical / Historical

Sir George Lee (1700-1758) was a lawyer and politician.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, no. 32398

Custodial History

From the Hartwell library (dr. John Lee).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented to the Bodleian in Dec. 1897, by Henry Gough, esq., barrister-at-law.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

13 5/8 × 8 7/8 in.
Title
'Papers mostly relating to Cases in Ecclesiastical Law, and connected with the practice of George Lee...'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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