Early works to 1800
Peter Baldwine; John Baldwine; Pre-1650 Manuscript Collection (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library); University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book & Manuscript Library.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Script: Written in a secretarial hand, with a few phrases in a larger textualis script.
Origin: "To all Christian people to whome this [pre]sente writing shall to me Peter Baldwine of Winterton in the County of Lincolne ... in witnesse whereof I have hereunto sette my ward and seale the seventeenth day of May in the thirteenthe yeare of the reigne of our Soveraigne Lord Charles ... anno Domini 1637".
Accompanying materials: With 1 tag for a seal (missing).
Shelf-mark: Urbana, IL, University of Illinois Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Pre-1650 MS 0202.
Former shelf-mark: Uncat. RBR 82 5 (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library).
|描述：||1 leaf : parchment ; 227 x 359 mm.|
Land grant from Peter Baldwine to his second son, John Baldwine, for "one oxgan of land and thre quarterans of an oxgan of land arable, meadow and pasture ... being in the feilds and territorys of Winterton and comonly called or knowne by the name of Barrons[?] land"; the document goes on to note the neighboring landholders in each cardinal direction and the legal fate of the land should John Baldwine die; notarized on the verso with several signatures.