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John R. Payne Collection
Identifier: MS 135
Scope and Contents The collection includes two rare British manuscripts. The first is a legal document of indenture of property dated December 23, 1720, involving George Bright, the descendants of Frances Lyne, James Labe, William Walton and others. The document also mentions “William Pitt the Elder of Burley in the parish of Kingwood.” The handwritten document on vellum measures 9 x 20 inches. There is a transcript alongside the original. The second item in the collection is an Agreement of Three Annuities for...
Dates: 1720, 1850
- Names: Bright, George X