charter chest

noun

: a chest used especially in Scotland as a repository for family papers and documents (as charters or deeds)
from the private charter chest the next step was to the public records of the kingdomA. R. Wagner

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“Charter chest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/charter%20chest. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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