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Contains 7 Results:

Robert Owen letter

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-HUT-016
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of one letter of the Welsh industrialist, Robert Owen. The letter, dated June 29, 1845, is addressed to his son, Robert Dale Owen (1801-1877) who was then a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. The letter was meant to be an example of the senior Owen's signature. Also in the collection is an autograph of Robert Dale Owen.

Dates: 1845 June 29

John Ramsay McCulloch letter

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-HUT-017
Scope and Contents Collection consists of one holographic letter of John Ramsay McCulloch written to Thomas Baring, Esquire MP, March 31, 1863. The letter was written after the publication of McCulloch's "A Treatise on the Principles and Practicle Influence of Taxation and the Funding System" in 1863. McCulloch writes in the letter that he is giving a copy to Thomas Baring, grandson of Sir Francis Baring, the founder of Baring's Bank. Thomas Baring was a managing partner of the commercial house from 1828 to...
Dates: 1863 March 31

William Cobbett petition

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-HUT-018
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of one hand-written petition to the House of Commons, February 15, 1830. The bound manuscript numbers eight pages. Cobbett's address was presented during the end of Tory rule. In the petition, cobbett argued for economic and political reform and the relief in agricultural areas where the farmers were seriously deprived.

Dates: 1830 February 15

Jeremy Bentham letter

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-HUT-019
Scope and Contents The collection is formed by one unpublished, holographic letter of the English jurist, Jeremy Bentham, to Sir Samuel Romilly (1757-1818) dated June 15, 1807. The letter was written during a period when Bentham was concerned with the reform of the Scottish courts and had written a pamphlet, "Scotch Reform...In a Series of Letters to the Right Honorable Lord Grenville." In the letter to his friend, Sir Samuel Romilly, Bentham writes that he is sending a copy of the "Letters" and he hopes...
Dates: 1807 June 15

Fulton Factory receipts

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-HUT-020

The collection consists of 5 holographic receipts signed by J. Dyson, Fulton Factory, between 1838 and 1846. The receipts list prices for the cost of cotton bales and yarn.

Dates: 1838-1846

William Murrell collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-HUT-021
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of four bills of sale for the purchase of slaves in Sumter county (1806-1829) and 1 holographic map of Stateburg displaying Murrell's property. Also in the collection are two sheets of accounts showing transactions between a Stateburg merchant, John Macnair, and a trading company in London (1785, 1789)

Dates: 1785, 1789, 1806-1829

Manuscript of The Student : a play

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-HUT-023
Scope and Contents

Manuscript copy of the drama written by Bate himself in the style of a printed book with imprint statement: "London : Printed with a pen, by Fredk. Bate, 1838."

Contains amendments and additions in Bate's hand. Also includes some stage instructions. Written on thick paper in an 8vo volume in a contemporary full calf bining, spine fully gilt, lettered "The student," on a red leather label.

Frontispiece portrait of Bate, drawn in pencil by Jackson.

Dates: 1838