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1 CHINNERY, G.A. Editor RECORDS OF THE BOROUGH OF LEICESTER. Hall Books and Papers 1689-1835.
Leicester University Press 1965 First Edition Hardcover Fine Nr Fine 
xvii+582pp. Dj just very slightly faded on spine with tiniest of chips, o/w a superb, clean copy. The first of three volumes for this period containing the Hall Books and Papers which are the main source for the general administrative history of the Borough in the 18th-century. In chronological order a detailed volume on the day-to-day business including the conduct of members - often for neglect of duty or unseemly behaviour, rewards for the apprehension of criminals, renting of market stalls, payments for fire losses, renting of premises for events such as book auctions, new equipment for the town gaol, repairs following riots and proceedings against the rioters, provision of food for the poor and many more varied public duties. Contains lists of Mayor, Justices of the Peace, Bailiffs, Coroners, Town Clerks etc. with full Index. (Heavy item, may require additional postage on overseas orders). 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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