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Compiled and extensively annotated by John Edward Jackson

Maker:  Maker Unknown

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Compiled and extensively annotated by John Edward Jackson, 1888, three volumes, morocco, folio, each containing original manuscript letters and documents relating to the building of Longleat House and to its establishment, also engravings and photographs including: Volume I. 1547-9: lists of servants at Longleat; Lists of cattle and sheep; Inventory, 1549 (including books); Thirty-five autograph letters signed by Sir John Thynne, in London, in France and elsewhere, to his steward at Longleat, John Dodd, giving precise instructions about work on house, garden and farm; Papers concerning Sir John Thynne's fine and imprisonment in the Tower, his assets and his debts. Volume II. 1552-67; inventory, 1552; Letters contracts and receipts relating to building works; Letter signed by Elizabeth Seint Lo [Bess of Hardwick], with autograph postscript about a plasterer, 1560. Volume III. 1567-80: Letters, bills, receipts, accounts (including accounts submitted by Robert Smythson) relating to the building of the present house, with autograph letter signed by Humphrey Lovell, recommending Smythson as a mason to build Longleat 1568; Memorial of Robert Smythson and Allen Maynard, complaining about their 'unfair usage' at Longleat' Estimate of building costs and final total (£8,016-13s-7 3/4d.) (three volumes).

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