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Transcripts relating to Canterbury and Rochester

Reference code
MSS/0174
Title
Transcripts relating to Canterbury and Rochester
Date
18th century
Level of description
Item
Extent and format
ff.i + 57. Folio. Half leather, brown, with marbled boards.
Scope and content
Transcripts relating to Canterbury and Rochester. As follows:-

(1) Letters Patent of Henry VIII for the endowment of the new foundation of Canterbury Cathedral, 23 May 1541. fols. 1-22;-

(2) Copy of the discourse on Rochester Bridge in 159. fols. 26-43;-

(3) Abstract of the rules and ordinances of the new foundation of Cobham College conc. the demeanour of the poor. See also 176. fols. 46-54;-

(4) Copy of an Act (1685) giving leave to Sir John Marsham, 1st Bt. (d. 1685), and others to cut a trench to convey water to and through Strood, Rochester and Chatham. fols. 56-7v.
Creator
Thorpe, John (1715-1792), antiquary
Thorpe, John (1682-1750), antiquary
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/174