Scope and Content
(1) Autograph letter from Robert Lemon at the Tower Record Office to Mr Lambert regarding the copying of writ (extenta Manorij de Torre Moun)7 Edw.1.n.13, (2) Itemised bill for work (7th June 1806), 'Record Office, Tower / Friday 6th June 1806 / Sir / I shall finish the writ and / Inquisition or Extenta Manorij de Torre Moun 7 Edw. 1. n 13 to day, which you may / send for tomorrow anytime before two. , The whole /\office expense, Duty, Search, and every thing included will be £2-0-0 - if you are inclined to give a Douceur for / getting thro' with such and antient, difficult, / cramp, uncommon copy, it will be accepted/ tho' not demanded by Sir -/ Your most hum ble Servant / Robt. Lemon' Your most hum ble Servant / Robt. Lemon' The sheet is folded to form envelope, and addressed 'To / Mr Lambert / No. 39 / Hatton Garden' It is stamped with a sepia stamp '2 oClock * JU.6 * 1806 A.Nn', and a separate large 2 over the address. Upper right hand corner (looking at the address) '6 June 1806 / Rob Lemon', (2) 'Tower/1806/7th June } ' ' Mr Lambert. / Search for Extent of the Manor of - / Torre Moun. [EsP?] 7Edw.1 n 13 } '10'6 / Copy of the Writ with Signing - '8'8 / Copy of the Extent with duty Signing [p?] 1'0'10 / £2'0'0 / 7 June Recd the contents / R.Llemon' Different hand 'Paid by Mr T Lambert ' 'Entd. Mr T Lambert'.
4o sheet folded to form integral envelope
Physical Characteristics / Technical Requirements
(1) 6.5 x 8.25 ins when folded with water mark of Britannia seated with shield and attempt at a trident, left arm outstretched holding a looped crucifix(?), all within a crowned oval border. (2)oblong piece of paper 6.25 x 3 7/8 ins.