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Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:
On the Justice and Policy of Repealing the Laws Prohibiting the Emigration of Artizans and the Exportation of Machinery.
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Scope and Contents The bound, holographic petition (144 pages) which forms this collection is entitled "On the Justice and Policy of Repealing the Laws Prohibiting the Emigration of Artizans and the Exportation of Machinery." Although the petition is unsigned, it is likely that it was written by a member of Parliament in 1825 during the period when the Select Committee on the Laws Relating to the Export of Tools and Machinery was convened. On page 6, the petitioner describes himself as a "novice politician."...
Overview Samuel Oldknow was the first successful maker of British muslin in the 18th century. The records, dating from 1787 to 1811, consist of approximately 75 items which include correspondence, pay-tickets, receipts, ledgers, account and memorandum books, shop-notes, and documents.
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Overview The collection consists of one bound handwritten manuscript written in 1616. The author is unknown. There is a dedication "from a poor country man" to Sir Thomas Bromley, possibly the English judge (1530-1587) who presided over the trial (1586) of Mary, Queen of Scots.
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Overview Sir William Brown, 1st Baronet DL (1784–1864) was a British merchant and banker, founder of the banking-house of Brown, Shipley & Co. and a Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons. He sailed with his father and mother for the United States of America, and at Baltimore, Maryland, where his father continued the linen trade in which he had been engaged in Ireland, received in the counting-house his commercial education. He was known for his philalanthropy, particularly in...
Overview Thomas Henry Hollingsworth was a British demographer born in England, May 10, 1932. The collection consists of genealogical material on approximately 28,000 individuals dating from 1603-1938.
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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.
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Overview Lord William Thomson Kelvin (1824-1907) was a distinguished British mathematician and physicist. Collection consists of four letters of Lord Kelvin, ranging in date from 1878 to 1899, to Henry Dyer. Also in the collection are invoices and correspondence relating to the publication in 1904 of Lord Kelvin's lectures at the Johns Hopkins University.