deed box

deed box

n
a lockable metal box for storing documents
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On the table was a large deed box of papers, which Rocke had left for his inspection.
He did not gulp as untrained men do when they lie, but his jaws moved stickily, and his eyes, turning towards the deed boxes on the wall, dulled.
As well as the short stories, Hugh has added two novellas - The Death of Cardinal Tosca and The Darlington Substitution - to his expanding Holmes collection, which have been collected together in his 'Deed Box' and 'Dispatch Box' series.
These previously published original collections in the Deed Box series have been painstakingly recreated in the Strand Magazine style of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's initial publications.
The trio grabbed the keys to his 1984-registered silver VW Golf and fled with property worth hundreds of pounds, including gold jewellery and a black metal deed box containing ten World War One and World War II medals.
But the lecturer, now 68, only came to realise the magnitude of what he thought then was just a tall tale - dubbed 'The Dynamite Conspiracy' - when he discovered newspaper cuttings in his father's deed box 10 years ago.
'At the back of the attic under an old water tank there was this old black deed box,' recalled 83year-old Dr Sillett, a retired GP who was born in Alcester, Warwickshire.
Like all great discoveries, the century-old volumes were discovered in an attic - buried beneath family letters crammed into a deed box.
And there is no shortage of Scottish aristocrats, lairds and farmers with forgotten feudal baronies, many from the Middle Ages, lurking in their deed boxes.
I was asked to visit their house because they had a few papers, to find two 18th century deed boxes both quite literally crammed full with 18th and 19th century documents.