Authorizing payments to deputies of the Queens printer Christopher Barker
(X.d.687 (1)) Addressed: To the Clarke of the hanap[er] in the Co[u]rt of Chancerie or to his deputie. Dated: This 30 of September 1587. Signed: Chr. Hatton. Canc. 1 leaf ; 31 x 21 cm. Payment for "one large Byble buffe and boste and for thre and twentie other booke bound in like sorte."
(X.d.687 (2)) Addressed: To the Clerk of the hanaper or his deputie. Undated, covering bills from "xvth of July 1588 unto the fourth daie of August then next following. Signed: Chr. Hatton Canc. 1 leaf ; 32 x 21 cm. Payment for "bookes of Rates for servaunte wages and for booke and paper delivered into the Crowne office." With list of items and amount owed
(X.d.687 (3)) Addressed: To the clerk of the hanaper or his Deputie. Undated, covering bills from "the first of August Anno xxix° Qne Rne Elizabeth until the fiftenthe of December." Signed: Chr. Hatton Canc. 1 leaf ; 34 x 23 cm. For "proclamacyons bookes paper yncke and other necessarie[s]." With list of items and amount owed
(X.d.687 (4)) Addressed: to the Clerke of the hanaper or his Deputie. Dated: Tricesimo die Maij Anno R. Rne Elizabeth Tricesimo 1588. Signed: Chr. Hatton Canc. 1 leaf ; 20 x 22 cm. The sum of £14 for "twelve hundreth booke."
Formerly Folger MS Add 990
Acquired from Bernard Quaritch Ltd. in 1995, (from Sotheby's London sale Dec. 13, 1994, lot 286)