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Sir John Aland. Papers of Sir Edward Northey and Sir John Fortescue Aland

Reference code
MSS/0271
Title
Sir John Aland. Papers of Sir Edward Northey and Sir John Fortescue Aland
Level of description
series
Extent and format
Paper; ff. iv + 111. Folio. Leather, brown, blind-tooled.
Scope and content
Reports, orders, cases, etc., of Sir Edward Northey, as Attorney General, and Sir John Fortescue Aland (1st Baron Fortescue, 1746), as Solicitor General, relating partly to the 1715 rebellion, followed by other legal material; Jan. 1715/16-Jan. 1716/17, n.d. Included are:- Cases of estates forfeited for the rebellion (fols. 1v-20); writs of extent to recover debts due to the Crown (fols. 21v-37); 'A Note of such Books as are now remaining in the outer Roome where the Clerks write at Westmr 4to April. 1623' (i.e in the Court of Exchequer), no. 7 being 'A Book called Domesday booke..' (fols. 38v-9); transcript of a book borrowed (cf. fol. iv) from Mr Marriott, Master of the Office of Pleas in the Exchequer (fols. 43-99). Autograph contents list by Sir John Aland, fol. iv.
Creator
Fortescue
Fortescue-Aland, John (1670-1746) 1st Baron Fortescue of Credan, MP, judge
Northey, Sir Edward (1652-1723) Knight, Attorney General
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/271
MS 271