The First Order Book for the Alnmouth Turnpike Road
Date of Publication: 1752
Stock Code: 4863
The First Order Book for the Alnmouth Turnpike Road. 1752 manuscript Minutes of the Trustees from their first meeting on 25th April 1752 to the 122nd Meeting on 12th November 1771. Octavo.The first 69 Meetings are in the hand of clerk Mr John Brown, Meetings 70-122 in the hand of George Brown. 254 pp (including 4 blanks). Book Condition: Good. Full contemporary vellum with title handwritten in ink to upper board. Corners and spine worn and boards warped and soiled with minor wear at stitching and small split tail of spine (approx 1-inch). Inner front hinge split and rear starting. Some fingermarking mainly to endpapers, and a little light foxing; single leaf of Minutes of 5th Meeting detached and held to previous leaf with a pin (this appears to be a contemporary repair) and letter affixed by the same method to minutes of Meeting 45.