Anthony Taussig collection of English legal manuscripts
Scope and Contents
In addition, the collection contains a letterbook of Wiliam Tidd; papers of Sir Michael Foster and his heirs, including correspondence related to the Corn Riots of 1753 and Foster's work on habeas corpus; and correspondence and other documentation related to the operation of the Poor Laws in England.
- [circa 1280-1956]
- Taussig, Anthony (Collector)
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Immediate Source of Acquisition
48.29 Linear Feet (73 boxes)
- Baker, John H. and Taussig, Anthony. (London: Selden Society, 2007).
This finding aid includes all manuscripts listed in A Catalogue of the Legal Manuscripts of Anthony Taussig. Items with Taussig catalog numbers 401 and higher are not listed in the published catalog.
Titles that were not acquired by the Beinecke Library or that have been individually cataloged are noted as such.
- Blackstone, William, 1723-1780
- Bracton, Henry de, -1268
- Coke, Edward, Sir, 1552-1634
- Forms (Law) -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800
- Foster, Michael, Sir, 1689-1763
- Law -- England
- Law -- England -- Early works to 1800
- Law -- England -- Sources
- Law -- Great Britain
- Law -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800
- Law -- Great Britain -- Sources
- Law -- Interpretation and construction
- Law -- Interpretation and construction -- Early works to 1800
- Magna carta -- Early works to 1800
- Maitland, Frederic William, 1850-1906
- Poor laws -- Great Britain
- Poor laws -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800
- Rosslyn, Alexander Wedderburn, Earl of, 1733-1805
- Statutes -- Great Britain
- Taussig, Anthony
- Thurlow, Edward Thurlow, Baron, 1731-1806
- Tidd, William, 1760-1847
- Guide to the Anthony Taussig collection of English legal manuscripts
- Under Revision
- by Beinecke staff
- October 2013
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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