Imagen no disponible

Manuscript 'Case for Mr. Wheeler', asking 'Whether Mrs. Boulton [Anne, wife of James Watt's partner Matthew Boulton] is or is not dowable of a Moiety of this Estate?' With Francis Wheler's signed autograph legal opinion on the question.

Francis Wheler of Whitley, lawyer [Matthew Boulton (1728-1809), business partner of John Watt; Boulton's brother-in-law Luke Robinson; John Barker, Lichfield banker; Lunar Society of Birmingham]

Editorial: Wheler's opinion dated 'Temple July 12 ', 1764
Librería: Richard M. Ford Ltd (London, Reino Unido)

Librería en AbeBooks desde: 20 de noviembre de 1997

Cantidad disponible: 1

Comprar usado
Precio: EUR 146,77 Convertir moneda
Gastos de envío: EUR 5,13 De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío
Añadir al carrito


Folio, 1 p. Text clear and complete. Lightly-aged and creased. Remains of red wafer in left margin. Folded into a packet, and docketed on reverse 'Case for Mr. Wheler | 1 G[uine]a. | Martin & Hay for Nevill'. The upper half of the document consists of eighteen lines in the hand of the enquirer (presumably one of a firm of solicitors named 'Martin & Hay", acting for one 'Nevill'), with the last two lines posing the question; the lower half consists of fifteen lines in Wheler's hand, signed by him 'Frans Wheler', and dated by him in the bottom left-hand corner. The 'Case' centres on a 'Habendum in the Release' of Luke Robinson's lease to Boulton and John Barker. 'Mr Boulton (who is married [to Robinson's sister Anne]) hath contracted with one Mr. Sant for the Sale of the whole of this Estate & saith that his Wife is not dowable of any Part thereof it being a jointenancy And that the Estate was convey'd as above to avoid his Wife having Dower therein & to save the Expence of a Fine - On the other Hand Mr. Sant is advised that (tho' ye Estate be look'd upon as a Jointenancy) Mrs. Boulton is dowable of that Moiety whereof the Trust is express'd'. Wheler forcefully explains his position on the question. For more information relating to the circumstances of Boulton's marriage, see Uglow's 'The Lunar Men' (2002). N° de ref. de la librería 10876

Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Detalles bibliográficos

Título: Manuscript 'Case for Mr. Wheeler', asking '...

Editorial: Wheler's opinion dated 'Temple July 12 '

Año de publicación: 1764

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Descripción de la librería

Private premises. Autographs, manuscripts and archives on any subject. Particular interest in publishing and bookselling history. Occasional catalogues. Company number: 03785276

Ver la página web de la librería

Condiciones de venta:

All carriage costs, including insurance, are extra.
Payment on receipt of item if customer known or institution. Otherwise, cash
with order.
Payment in British Pounds or IMO (pounds) or PayPal.
If item considered unsatisfactory or description inaccurate, it may be returned
within two weeks of receipt. No dealer discount.
Photocopies or scans of part only of a letter will be supplied on request for
authentification purposes.
VAT requested where applicable.
Return policy as per EU regulations on m...

Más información
Condiciones de envío:

My normal charge for post is £1.50 (U.K.) and £4.50 (U.S. and Continent). Anything heavier than a letter (archive or book) will lead to an increase in my normal charges.

Todos los libros de esta librería

Métodos de pago
aceptados por la librería

Visa Mastercard American Express Carte Bleue

Cheque Giro Postal Dinero en Efectivo Contra Reembolso Letra de Cambio Transferencia Bancaria Débito Directo (Pago Personalmente Autorizado)