A stationer’s blank book recording the receipts of rental income for lands in Cumbria, in multiple hands. The book has an engraved advertisement by the seller — James Smith Stationer in Newgate Street, London — printed on the recto of the first leaf and dated 1723, on the verso an engraved image of an angel with a dove. On the back cover is the title “John Rogers. His book of receipts anno dom. […]”
Subjects (Library of Congress): Smith, James, Stationer; Rental housing–Great Britain; Cumbria (England).
Lewis Walpole Library new acquisition: September, 2010