Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Papers related to the Clayton family house in London and the estate of its first owner, Dorothea Clayton. Includes an inventory of the house and its library; receipts for repairs, household expenses; lease and sales offers; and documents relating to Dorothea Clayton's estate.
Eighteen manuscript wills, deeds, leases, marriage settlements, and other legal documents for matters taking place in Sutton Poyntz, Dorset, England, 1723-1812. Most documents concern the Willis and Best families.
This collection comprises an extra-illustrated copy--with many engravings and original manuscript letters--of the second edition of John Thomas Smith's Nollekens and his times, comprehending a life of that celebrated sculptor: and memoirs of several contemporary artists, from the time of Roubillac, Hogarth, and Reynolds, to that of Fuseli, Flaxman, and Blake (London : Henry Colburn, 1829).
Attested copy of his last will. Captain John Nollekens, of the East India Company's service in Bengal, may have been a brother of the sculptor.
The papers of the Panat family include correspondence, legal documents, and financial records dating from the 13th to the 19th century. The documents of trials, testaments, and genealogies concern the Panat family and families to which they were joined by marriage, including the families of de Brunet (later de Brunet de Castelpers), Toulouse-Lautrec, La Rochefoucauld, Saint Chamans, and Pujols.
Probate of the last will and testament and four codicils of Margaret Lewen Morton, spinster deceased : dated at Durham the 20th day of August 1823., 1823 August 20
Margaret was the sister of Frances Morton, and the great-aunt of the Rev. Thomas William Carr of Barming.
The will has a seal affixed to it, presumably that of the Bishop of Durham. In the will, Margaret makes an array of small bequests of money and personal items to her female family members and close female friends. A note affixed to the will by a clerk records that she named her brother-in-law, Thomas William Carr, as her executor.
The collection comprises manuscript material concerning Matthew Shepperson, portrait copyist, art instructor to elite lords and ladies, and collector of portraits
Legal and financial papers, including deeds, wills, estate inventories and receipts relating to families in Branford and Guilford, Connecticut, collected by the Taintor family. The families represented in the papers are Barker, Bishop, Foot, Fowler, Hill, Linsly, Monro, Rogers, Russell, Towner and Tyler.
Legal and financial papers concerning the Valentine and related families from Oyster Bay, Glen Cove and Hempstead on Long Island, N.Y. The related families are Bennet, Carpenter, Coles, Mudge, Seamans, Shaw, Titus and Townsend. Among the items are the receipt book for William Bennet's estate (1786-1801), deeds, marriage certificates and wills.