Abstract of Title (Draft), Dated 1812
Draft Hand, brown ink on brief sheets of varying sizes, average measure-
ment 10" x 16"; generally good condition, with some fraying & discolouration
throughout, plus significant tearing to the outer leaf at fold lines & edges.
The above-pictured Abstract, drafted in 1812, draws on a variety of property deeds including Manor Court Rolls, Indentures, and Probate Wills, as it chronicles the title of ownership to a Copyhold Estate from 1738 to 1801. A transcript of the first 3 of its 16 pages is reproduced below to give a sense of the wealth of genealogical detail such a source can contain: this provided the basis for the Sample Tailored Relationship Chart.
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