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Analytical Index to the Series of Records Known as the Remembrancia 1579-1664. Originally published by EJ Francis, London, 1878.

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I. 151. Letter from Sir Christopher Hatton to the Lord Mayor, requesting that Mr. Smith might be allowed to make copies of certain Deeds, Wills, &c., enrolled in the Hustings of London.
28th October, 1580.

I. 442. Letter from Robert, Earl of Leicester, to the Lord Mayor and Mr. Recorder, informing them that the Queen had granted to him all fines due and payable to Her Majesty for alienations. Understanding that there had been sundry alienations, as well by bargain and sale enrolled, as by recoveries had upon penalties in the nature of writs of entry within the Courts in the City, he requested that permission might be granted to his servant and clerks to search the said Records, and take such notes as might be meet according to the purport of the aforesaid grant, and that the clerk or keeper might be directed to attend them in their search.
6th December, 1582.

I. 465. Letter from Robert, Earl of Leicester, to the Lord Mayor, stating that his clerk had been refused access to the Records of the City, but that copies had been promised to be made by the City's Clerk, and forwarded to him. He had since received information that this order had been reversed. He only desired to have what Her Majesty's Letters Patent enforced, and therefore requested the Lord Mayor to give order for the immediate delivery of such entries to him, or he should have to seek the assistance of the law for their production.
Leicester House, 21st January, 1582.

I. 474. Letter from the Lord Mayor to the Earl of Leicester in reply, detailing the steps taken in the matter, and promising that the Common Clerk (Town Clerk) should furnish such notes as should be required.
5th February, 1582.