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An original petition to the 'Lords Justices in Councill'

 Single Item
MS. Eng. misc. b. 2 (R)
Held at the Weston Library

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An original petition to the 'Lords Justices in Councill', for a charter of incorporation of persons interested in the 'Woolen Manufacture' in Wales. The date may be about 1730-40: the first of the forty-four signatories is C. Owen: a promise of, £1, 000, 000 is made to start the company. An index of the signatures is in the Library.


  • Creation: Written about A.D. 1730-1740


1 roll

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. b. 2 (R), fols. 1-2]

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MS. Eng. misc. b. 2 (R)

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20377


An original petition to the 'Lords Justices in Councill'

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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. V, no. 30487

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Found in the Gough room in 1889 and then referenced.

Physical Facet

On parchment


A roll 3 ft. 1 1/4 in. in two pieces, in a cardboard box 16 1/8 × 2 1/8 × 2 1/4 in.

An original petition to the 'Lords Justices in Councill'
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom