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Parkes Papers

5 boxes

Letters from various correspondents to the politician and member of the Birmingham Political Union Joseph Parkes (1796-1865, with a few to his elder brother Josiah (1793-1871), and to their father John Parkes, a partner in the Warwick firm of Parkes, Brookhouse & Crompton. The letters are dated 1801-1865.

The Parkes family deeds are also part of the collection, consisting of family deeds, subsidiary title deeds, grants of mineral rights, deeds held as Trustees, and miscellaneous. The deeds are dated 1634-1800.

Handlist and index available.