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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-40:200
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  182 x 114mm
Extent:  2 fol.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a - 2a
Language:  English
Place:  Kent, Strood
Date:  1859-01-10
Short summary:  The leaden signs ["Billy and Charleys"]belonging to Mr Eastwood. Cause of a law suit. The Duke of Northumberland's survey of the Roman Wall.
Person:  Smith, Charles Roach, 1806 (Shanklin, Isle of Wight)-1890 (Strood, Kent), Antiquary, author
Person:  Cuming, Henry Syer, 1817-1902, Archaeologist, Collector, person referred to
Person:  Eastwood, George, fl. 1866, Antique dealer, person referred to
Person:  Percy, Algernon, 4th duke of Northumberland, 1792 (Syon House, Middlesex)-1865 (Alnwick, Northumberland), Philanthropist, Landowner, person referred to
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Society of Antiquaries of London (Serial)
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  MacLauchlan, H., Memoir written during a survey of the Roman Wall ...made by direction of His Grace the Duke of Northumberland. London, 1858. (Book)
COMMENTS
Comments:  Note in pencil on 2b.- Addressee unknown. Mr Pettigrew unidentified. Sources used: Robert Halliday, "The Billy and Charley forgeries". www.mernick.co.uk/B&C/page1.htm (also publ. in The London Archaeologist. Winter 1986); The Times, Friday, Aug. 06, 1858; pg 12; Issue 23065; Col. A.
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