Photocopy of page 3 of 3 of the original (final) handwritten, signed and sealed will of James Smithson

ID: 82-12237 and 82-12238 and 82-12239

Creator: Smithson, James 1765-1829

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1826 (Original); 1982 (Photocopy)

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7000 and Record Unit 95, Box 21, Folder: 9

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Summary

Photocopy of page 3 of 3 of James Smithson's original (final) handwritten will. Smithson signed and sealed his will on October 23, 1826. It was received by the probate office in England on November 4, 1829. The will of James Smithson is located at the National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey under the reference PROB 10/5127.

Subject

  • Smithson, James 1765-1829
  • de la Batut, George Henry

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

To view a digital facsimile of the Court's version of the final three-page will of James Smithson that was submitted to the Chancery Court after his death in 1829, visit The National Archives of Great Britain web site at http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/SearchUI/image/Index/D168292?index=0&page=0.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7000 and Record Unit 95, Box 21, Folder: 9

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1826 (Original); 1982 (Photocopy)

Restrictions & Rights

The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey. There are no copyright restrictions on the use of copies for non-commercial research or private study. For other uses, including web-site publication, exhibition, broadcast, or any other purpose, contact the The National Archives Image library

Topic

  • Benefactors
  • Holographic wills
  • Philanthropists
  • Wills
  • Bequest
  • Wills--Great Britain

Place

Great Britain

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Document
  • Will

ID Number

82-12237 and 82-12238 and 82-12239

Physical description

Color: Black and White Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Document; Medium: Photocopy Mounted on Board

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