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Archive Series: BC MS 19c Butler

Correspondence of Josephine Butler

Butler, Josephine Elizabeth Grey (1828-1906)

c.1860-1885?

Correspondents include Mrs Hannah Ford and Miss Emily Ford, of Leeds

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Archive Series: BC MS 19c Haldane

Papers and correspondence of Lord Haldane

Haldane, R B Haldane Viscount (1856-1928)

1913-1925

Contains: (1) Manuscripts of an American address on international law given in 1913, with a preface by, and some correspondence with, Edmund Gosse; (2) Judgement of Viscount Haldane on the case 'Hamme...

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Archive File: BC MS 19c Reid

Manuscript of speeches made by Lord Crewe, Lord Lansdowne, and Lord Loreburn in the Library of the House of Lords on Monday, 27th July, 1908, on the occasion of the presentation to the Lord Chancellor, Lord Loreburn, of his portrait painted by Sir George Reid

Loreburn, Robert Threshire Reid (1846-1923)

1908

The covers of the manuscript are marbled in orange and blue and bound together with pink ribbon with a title stuck onto the front cover as follows: Presentation to the Lord Chancellor, 27th July 1908

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Archive Series: BC MS 19c Rose

Correspondence of Sir Philip Rose

Rose, Sir Philip

c.1850-1880

Consists almost entirely of letters received by Rose. Many of them are undated.

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Archive File: BC MS 19c Selwyn

Governor William Selwyn's advice to his son

Selwyn, William

1701

The main text of the Governor's advice is preceded by an explanatory foreword signed by G.W.M., probably George W. Miller, the author of the letter to Gosse. The typescript was prepared by Miss Ashwor...

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Archive Collection: BC MS Pol

Political Manuscripts (Brotherton)

1630s-mid 18th century

Collection of political manuscripts, largely dating from the early-mid 18th century. The collection includes essays on English money and foregin trade.

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Archive Item: BC MS Pol 1

Fanaticism Plot, or the informations, confessions, and examinations, of the persons concerned in the notorious insurrection in Farnley-wood, in the parish of Leedes, in the County of York, on the twelfth day of October M.DC.LXIII.

c.1750

Comprises evidence of the conspiracy in 1663 to seize York and overthrow the government of Charles II, with an alphabetical index of names at the end. The contents of this manuscript differ from those...

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Archive Item: BC MS Pol 2

An Essay towards finding the Ballance of our whole Trade annually from Christmas 169[9] to Christm[a]s 1717.

c.1717

Comprises an apparently unpublished, extensive, and detailed discussion of England's foreign trade with mainland Europe, Africa, America (tobacco etc.), and the West Indies from 1699 to 1717, based on...

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Archive Item: BC MS Pol 3

An essay on English money, by John Sharp.

Sharp, John

c. 1760

Also known as:Observations on the coinage of England. Apparently a copy of Sharp's unpublished manuscript work usually known by the title 'Observations on the coinage of England'.

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Archive Item: BC MS Pol 4

A learned discourse touching popular discontents in all governments: contemporary copy of a political essay by Sir William Temple.

Temple, Sir William

late 17th century or early 18th century

A contemporary copy of a political essay by Sir William Temple, the text of which was most probably circulated in MS for many years before it was printed, in his 'Works' of 1754. Full title: 'A learne...

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Archive Item: BC MS Pol 5

Fragmenta Regalia or Observations on the late Queene Elizabeth her tymes and XX favourites /|cby Sir Robert Naunton.

mid 1630s

Written in brown ink in a single professional hand, margins ruled in red. Bound in 19th-century calf using the boards of a 16th-century English binding with the arms of Catherine of Aragon and the Roy...

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