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A catalogue of the classic contents of Strawberry Hill collected by Horace Walpole

Author: Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797. Title: A catalogue of the classic contents of Strawberry Hill collected by Horace Walpole. Published: [London] Smith and Robins [1842] Catalog Record  485 842 C76 II Copy 3 Acquired July 2017
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 18 Feb 2019

To all to whom these presents shall come….

A certificate recording the appointment 31 May 1781 of “Henry Hastings gentleman to be collector for … the district of Colchester and Maldon … for administering the oaths … taken by paper-makers … for proving that paper...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 22 Jan 2019

Collection of letters from Thomas Dibdin…

Sixteen letters, all dating from 1819, that provide detailed view of the negotations over a very limited time period. The subjects of the letters include: Enquiring as to the terms for renting the theatre, suggesting that his figure of £10,000 per...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 16 Jan 2019

Commemoration of the four great naval victories…

Plates engraved by F. Bartolozzi, I. Landseer, J. Parker, Geo. Noble, Lenney, and W. Bromley after paintings by R. Smirke, miniatures by John Smart, and after portraits by Ryder, Stow, and Worthington. Title: Commemoration of the four great naval...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 3 Jan 2019

The Liverpool tribute to Roscoe

Title: The Liverpool tribute to Roscoe : verbatim reports of the addresses delivered at the Roscoe Festival, held in Liverpool, March 8, 1853; also the proceedings at the opening of the Derby Museum, and the Mayor’s soiree, held on the same...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 19 Dec 2018

Order authorizing payment to Jonathan Forward….

Manuscript signed by the Prime Minister, Robert Walpole ordering George Earl of Halifax to arrange payment to the merchant Jonathan Forward, for transporting 66 convicts from Newgate Jail to His Majesties plantations in America aboard the ship Anne, Captain...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 12 Dec 2018

Peter Delmé Esqr. bill from Edward Peirce, December 1764

A handwritten receipt or invoice for thatching work carried out by Edward Peirce on various estates of Peter Delmé at “Whetly”, “Posbroock” [Fossbroke, Wiltshire?], “Swanwick Hill Farm” and “Frogmoar”...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 29 Nov 2018

Magna Britannia triumphans

Two poems, the first signed: Dr. Barbon. The first poem (left column) begins: “When glorious Anna’s happy reign began …” The second poem (beginning in lower portion of middle column) entitled “The te deum”: “To...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 6 Nov 2018

Sir Harry Trelawny diary

Sir Harry Trewlawny’s diary with the first entry dated 1785 August 17 and the last September 2nd all in a single hand. A wonderfully chatty diary in which he talks about farming matters, the crops that are being harvested, maintaining the shoreline...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 8 Oct 2018

John Bellingham

Three-quarter length portrait of Bellingham standing in profile to the left, holding an open letter. Title: John Bellingham [graphic] : taken at the Sessions House, Old Bailey, May 15th, 1812. Publication: [Dublin] : Pub....
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 25 Sep 2018

Public characters of 1800-1801

The folded plate containing 24 portraits (busts) of the subjects of the biographies in this volume Title: Public characters of 1800-1801 : to be continued annually. Publication: London : Printed for Richard Phillips, No. 6, New Bridge-Street,...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 13 Sep 2018

An inventory of the household furniture &c belonging to Mr. Stamford

Manuscript inventory for the Scots Arms, [10] Little Hermitage Street, a pub in Wapping in East London. Drawn up at a change of ownership in 1799, the document gives a record of the furniture, fixtues and other contents of this London pub during...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 14 Aug 2018

Letter : London, to his uncle, 1798 August 21

Italian engraver and printmaker Luigi Schiavonetti (1765-1810) arrived in London around 1790 and was employed by Bartolozzi before setting up a successful business with his brother Niccolò. Schiavonetti’s varied output included book illustrations,...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 8 May 2018

[Membership card for a trade union]

A membership card for a trade union with a female figure with an anchor on her left and a shield with three calibers on the right, standing under a broken pediment supported by two Corinthian columns and surmounted by a pineapple. Printmaker: Adolph,...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 17 Apr 2018

Observations on penal jurisprudence, and the reformation of criminals

  Author: Roscoe, William, 1753-1831 Title: Observations on penal jurisprudence, and the reformation of criminals : with an appendix; containing the latest reports of the state-prisons or penitentiaries of Philadelphia, New-York, and Massachusetts;...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 13 Apr 2018

Inn and stable yard, Haymarket

Author: Ellis, William, (Auctioneer) Title: Inn and stable yard, Haymarket. Particulars and conditions of sale of a valuable leasehold-estate, … comprising Black-Horse Inn and stable-yard, on the west side of the Haymarket; and …...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 12 Apr 2018

The puzzle: being a choice collection of conundrums

Title: The puzzle: being a choice collection of conundrums. Published: London, M. Cooper, 1745. Catalog Record  761 745 P99 Acquired July 2017
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 11 Apr 2018

A catalogue of all the stock in trade, working tools, household furniture…

Author: J. Agg & Son. Title: A catalogue of all the stock in trade, working tools, household furniture, and other effects of Mr. Michael Weston, brazier and tinman, High-Street, Evesham, which will be sold by auction, by J. Agg & Son …...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 10 Apr 2018

Gravesend, the [blank] day of [blank] 179[blank]….

Printed form has been filled out in ink for “Paol Antonio Girolami a gentleman … native of Corsica,” presumably a refugee. Manuscript completions on the sheet supply his age, height, complexion, eye color and other distinguishing features....
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 6 Apr 2018

Manuscripts, ca. 1780-1824 / collected by the Hon. Anne Rushout

A collection of some 150 separate pieces, in English and French, neatly attached to pages of good quality paper, in a variety of different hands and dating mainly from ca 1780 to 1824. The manuscripts appear in most cases to have been given to Anne Rushout...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 4 Apr 2018

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