Subject Source: Fast
Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Copied from dealer description: "Narcissus Luttrell, 17 September 1724, MS Memorandum on Purchasing News & Print in His Absence; Memorands Left with servants Nan Bird & Mary Stevenson at Chelsea on [this instant?] 17 September 1724." Narcissus Luttrell (1657–1732) was an English historian, diarist, and bibliographer, and briefly Member of Parliament for two different Cornish boroughs. He published a chronicle of the Parliaments of England and Great Britain from 1678 to 1714, distilled...
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Overview An artificially assembled collection of four lottery advertisements, publicizing what was possibly the largest lottery in Britain in 1816. The items span from approximately 1815 to 1816. The slips were likely printed in 1815, but mass distributed in 1816.
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Overview The scrapbook which forms this collection is a bound volume containing around fifty illustrations representative of the subjects and style of nineteenth-century British book illustration. In the scrapbook are caricatures, cartoons, foreign scenes, social commentary, and hand-colored engravings.
Overview Charles Howard Carter was born in Baker, Oregon on April 3, 1927. He was Professor of History at Tulane University and a noted specialist on Spanish and European diplomacy in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries.
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Scope and Contents The letter was written by George Craufurd of Rotterdam, a Dutch economist, to the Scottish economic writer, George Chalmers. In the letter, Craufurd discusses Chalmers' An estimate of the Comparative Strength of Great Britain during the present and four preceding reigns, and of the losses of her trade from every war since the revolution. He is specifically concerned with the question of bullion and its relation to the balance of trade. The manuscript is bound, and shelved with the...
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Scope and Contents The collection consists of two photostatic copies of pamhlets written, 1696-1697, by English economist, Charles Davenant. The copies were produced in the 1930s, and the location of the originals is described in the Provenance. Each photostatic copy is bound as a single volume."A Memorial concerning Creditt And the means and methods by which it may be restored" was written in 1696, and "A Memorial Concerning the Coyn of England," was written in 1697. Davenant wrote...
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of one holograph letter of March 29, 1822 by David Ricardo in which he explains his refusal to become a candidate for Member of Parliament from Liverpool. Apparently, Ricardo had been encouraged to stand for the Liverpool election. The letter cites the expense, anxiety, and future restraints on his time as reasons for declining and states his satisfaction with sitting for Portarlington, Ireland. The letter ends with remarks concerning options for paying duty by holders...
Overview David Spring was a professor of history at Johns Hopkins University for forty years (1949-1989). The collection contains notes and references from manuscripts researched by Dr. Spring while in Britain, photocopies of manuscript pages, and course lecture notes. Exact collection dates are unknown, since the collection has not been processed.
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Overview Ellen Bankes Friend (born Ellen Pigeon) (1816-1883) was married to John Bankes Friend (1808-1881), a Director of the Globe Insurance Company, and a Governor of Christ's Hospital in England. This collection includes a handwritten recipe book and one loose leaf recipe, previously folded into the book, compiled by Ellen. The recipe book is dated February 14, 1840.
Overview Frank N. (Francis Nelson) Pilling was born in Baltimore, October 17, 1908. The papers consist largely of his personal writings, some in typescript and some in published form. Other items include correspondence, photographs, genealogical records, and documents and notes from his wartime service in London.