Seventeenth Century Stock Sheet for Seals


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[003493] [Seventeenth Century Stock Sheet for Seals]. John Bond’s Account for Seales, 2 July, 1696. No Place: No Publisher, 1696. First Edition. 12mo (Oblong). Unbound. Receipt / Invoice. Good. Single sided manuscript stock sheet / invoice, approximately 205mm x 145mm in size.

Lightly browned, slightly chipped to edges but with no loss, reverse with a small amount of mathematics and two docket titles.

The stock of John Bond, presumably referring to lead seals for sealing packages, but possibly for fob seals used for sealing documents, this dated July 2nd, 1696, with the stock “remaining in his hands on last recount of March 26, 1696” listed. Beneath the charge of thirty pounds, fifteen shillings and eight pence is noted and signed by the parties involved including Bond, and below that a note that the remainder is due on this account Oct. 1, 1696 signed by Tho, Smalle for Small ?Moscow