Two legal documents relating to the estate of Edward Henry Palmer, Fellow of St John’s College, following his murder in the Sinai in 1882: (i) Probate of Palmer’s will dated 29 Jan. 1883, extracted by Hardisty and Rhodes of Great Marlborough St London, 29 Jan. 1883; (ii) declaration of trusts of a sum of £6000, 8 Mar. 1883, paid out of public funds for the benefit of Palmer’s children, signed by the trustees Frederick Pollock, Walter Besant and Robert Wilson.
430x480mm and 480x305mm. Single sheet and 4 pp. respectively. No record of accession, but both documents stamped ‘B[ritish] R[ecords] A[ssociation] 1579’.
Vellum, with the appropriate legal seals and stamps.