A true inventory of … Elizabeth Rose … of Stroud

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Manuscript, in a single hand, dated and signed by the two appraisers, James Winchcombe and J. Heart. The inventory includes a loom and warping barr as well as furniture and kitchen wares, and other items.

  • Title: A true inventory of the goods and chattells of Elizabeth Rose widow late of Stroud in the county of Gloucester …, 1739 February 28.

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LWL Mss File 90

Acquired July 2012

An inventory of … Samuell Damsell of Bisley

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Manuscript, in a single hand, signed by the two appraisers, William Gu[rner?] and Giles Davis. The undated inventory includes his loom and weaving tools as well as furniture, kitchen wares, livestock, and “money in purs.”

  • Title: An inventory of the goods, chattels, creditts and effects of Samuell Damsell of Bisley in the county of Glouc[ester] late deceased …, [ca. 1735].

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LWL Mss File 89

Acquired July 2012

A true and perfect inventory of …Thomas Batt, clothier

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Manuscript, in a single hand, signed by the two appraisers, Nathaniel Halliday and John Webb, and dated 10 November 1739.

  • Title:A true and perfect inventory of the houshold goods and chattells of Thomas Batt, clothier, deceased of Stephens Bridge in the parish of Bisley in the county of Gloucester …, 1739 November 10.

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LWL Mss File 88

Acquired July 2012

To be sold by auction in the town-hall in Alnwick…

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Possibly Thomas Adams, solicitor, Alnwick, agent for the Duke of Northumberland and owner of Eshott Hall, south of Alnwick.

  • Title: To be sold by auction in the town-hall in Alnwick on the 17th, 18th, & 19th days of March inst., all the household furniture that belonged to Thomas Adams Esq., late of Alnwick aforesaid, deceased : consisting of four-post bedsteads and hangings with window curtains …
  • Published: Alnwick : Graham, printer 2nd March 1813.

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File 637 AL45 813a Copy 4

Acquired April 2013

A catalogue of all the genuine and modern houshold furniture … at Wollascote Hall, …Worcester

  • Title: A catalogue of all the genuine and modern houshold furniture &c. &c. at Wollascote Hall, near Stourbridge, in the County of Worcester; late the residence of Edward Oliver, Esq. which will be sold by auction, on the premises by R. Devey, on Monday next, October 6, 1800 …
  • Published: Stourbridge : Printed by J. Rollason, 1800.

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Acquired May 2012

To be sold by auction in the town-hall in Alnwick…

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Possibly Thomas Adams, solicitor, Alnwick, agent for the Duke of Northumberland and owner of Eshott Hall, south of Alnwick.

  • Title: To be sold by auction in the town-hall in Alnwick on the 17th, 18th, & 19th days of March inst., all the household furniture that belonged to Thomas Adams Esq., late of Alnwick aforesaid, deceased : consisting of four-post bedsteads and hangings with window curtains …
  • Published: Alnwick : Graham, printer 2nd March 1813.

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File 637 AL45 813a Copy 3

Acquired September 2011

A catalogue of a part of the household furniture, modern plate, china, fine old port…

A catalogue of a part of the household furniture, modern plate, china, fine old port...

  • Title: A catalogue of a part of the household furniture, modern plate, china, fine old port, a fashionable chariot and harness, and various other effects of John Joseph Powell, Esq., barriser at law, deceased : which will be sold at auction by Mr. Christie on the premises, on Friday, July the 17th, 1801 at twelve o’clock.
  • Published: [London: Christie, 1801]

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Acquired July, 2011 by the Lewis Walpole Library.

A catalogue of the neat and valuable household furniture…

A catalogue of the neat and valuable household furniture

  • Author: Palmer, R., auctioneer.
  • Title: A catalogue of the neat and valuable household furniture late belonging to Charles Wren, Esquire, deceased … : consisting of mahogany four-post and camp bedsteads … which will be sold by auctions by R. Palmer, auctioneer …
  • Published: Newcastle : Printed by M. Angus, 1799.

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Acquired June, 2011 by the Lewis Walpole Library.

An account of household furniture sold April 20, 1781…

An account of household furniture sold April 20, 1781...

Manuscript in a single hand listing the household furnishings of Mark Burleigh, with prices assessed. Indicates the private sale of certain items to Mrs. Ford and the final settlement of the estate.
  • Title: An account of household furniture sold April 20, 1781, at the foot of Robinson’s land, Sunderland, belonging to the late Mr. Mark Burleigh by Jno. Learmond, auctioneer, 1781 April 20.

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Acquired December, 2010 by the Lewis Walpole Library.

Inventory of the goods & chattles of Richard Phelps of the Parish of Awre…

Inventory of the goods & chattles of Richard Phelps of the Parish of Awre, 1758 November 10.

LWL Mss File 49+

Manuscript, in a single hand, signed by the two appaisers: Richard Blanck and W. Swayns Junior. Richard Phelps was a carpenter and coffin maker living in the Forest of Dean, Gloucester, above his workshop. The inventory contains a detailed listing of his tools as well as his household possessions — furniture, cloths, kitchen wares and other household goods — as well as his stock boards for his business. The docket title is dated 9th-10th [November] 1758 on the verso of the second leaf.

Inventory of the goods & chattels of Richard PhelpsSubjects (Library of Congress): Phelps, Richard, d. 1758; Households–Great Britain; House furnishings–Great Britain; Inventories.

Lewis Walpole Library new acquisition: September, 2010