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Muniment

A document proving ownership. A muniment may simply be the title to a property; on the other hand, a muniment may be another document, such as a death certificate, indicating that title has passed to another person.
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2) I am indebted to Mr Alan Piper for the use of the handlist which he has compiled listing the medieval accounting material found in the muniments of the Chapter of Durham Cathedral.
Richard Pearis to Forbes, January 9, 1759, in Dalhousie Muniments, item 2/90/19a (microfilm, DL).
lt;/pre> <p>When he returns to London he pays a call on the Muniments.
It was in the flowing substance of things limned by statistical reports on finance, commerce, capital, industry, railways, and agriculture, by provisions of constitutional law, and by pages of statute books--prosaic muniments which show that the so-called civil war was in reality a Second American Revolution.
A large portion of the manuscript as it is now constituted (the final two-thirds), and the portion upon which Hicks focuses, is a collection of charters, letters, petitions, coroners' reports, family genealogies, and similar materials, having to do primarily with the properties and titles of Richard Duke of Gloucester as they stood before he was crowned in 1483, and presumably originated in his ducal muniments room (fos.
Thanks are due to the Department of Special Collections, Joseph Regenstein Library, University of Chicago, for permission to cite and to quote from their muniments.
But a delightful letter among the Berkeley muniments, from Sir George Carey to his wife Elizabeth (see below), makes it clear not only that this is definitely so, but also that Nashe's subsequent gratitude to Sir George Carey, to which Hutson refers, was amply deserved.
the whole site, circuit, and precinct of the late collegiate church, or college, of the Holy Trinity, the belfry and cemetery of the same, together with the lead, bells, and all other goods and chattels pertaining thereto: all and singular the messuages, houses, buildings, barns, granges, gardens, and fish ponds, belonging to it; and all writings, charters, evidences, and muniments, connected with, or relating to, its possessions, or its inmates.
All documents are printed in full, using the texts of originals where they survive, and the editor has provided a long and excellent introduction which, with the aid of several maps and tables, examines in detail the chief points of interest in the abbey's history, endowment and muniments.
It is also available online at The Henslowe-Alleyn Digitisation Project, Muniments series 1, group 16, http://www.
The collection originated at Wollaton Hall (now Council property near Nottingham) in the time of Francis Willoughby the Builder (1546-1596), but a fire in 1687 led to the transfer of the muniments to their other house, Middleton Hall in Warwickshire.
In 1881, Warner published The Catalogue of the Manuscripts and Muniments of Alleyn's College of God's Gift at Dulwich.