Old Bailey Sessions papers
Consists of the series of printed records generated by the trial court established at the Old Bailey in London from 1670-1801. The Old Bailey Sessions were held eight times a year. Scattered issues from 1670, 1685-1688, and 1725 are housed in a single box. Issues from 1714-1729 are bound in a folio volume. Issues from 1729-1834 (76 vols.) are shelved with later issues of Old Bailey session papers.
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Extent3 linear feet (77 volumes of bound issues, one is a folio housed in 1 box.)
Historical & Special Collections, Harvard Law School Library
- Old Bailey Sessions Papers, 1670-1801
- Harvard Law School Library, Cambridge, MA 02138
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