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Large leather bound volume titled on spine `Charters c to the town of Warwick': contains ms transcriptions of charters and documents of Henry VIII (1-11), Philip and Mary (12-27), James (28-50), Charles I (55-80), Charles II (85-95), William Mary (100-119), James II re Corporation v. Thos Shakespeare, bailiff (124-137); Charles II inspeximus (142-154); The Determination of the Right of Election for Burgesses at Warwick from the Journals of the House of Commons, 1722 (157-60); Counsel's Opinion as to whether the town has any right to the Hospital, 1704 (161-163); 1705 Injunctions to the Master of the Hospital (164-166); Statutes of the Hospital, 1560s (167-178); Statues of Ambrose, Earl of Warwick, for the Hospital, 1584 (179-181); Will of Katherine, Lady Leveson, 1668 (182-186); Codicils, 1670-1673 (187-202)[3rd codicil re Hospital]; Will of Henry Heath re his charity, 1727 (203-206); Will of John Hadley re his charity, 1702 (207-208); Will of Robert Heath, 1684 (209-210); Will of Sir Thomas Dewes re his charity, 1727 (211-213); Will of Richard Grimes re his charity, 1719 (214-216); Will of Mr Blissett, n.d. re bequest (217); Will of Mrs Ann Johnston re charity, 1732 (218-220); Will of Robert Heath re apprentices, 1737 (221-223); Will of Fulk Weal re education of 2 men at Oxford, 1729 (224-226); `Charter for Lord Brook's franchises and privileges at Alcester [Jas I] (227-236); Will codicil of Richard Lane, 1723 (237-241); Index to pp. 1-242: pp.246-252 Case with Opinion of Counsel re right to take tolls in market and/or private house. Letter in front of volume indicates that it was a gift to Savage from Edward Power, 16 Southwell Gardens, London, in 1899.