Bank Eating-House, No. 2, Throgmorton Street

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 An engraved trade card advertising “Bank Eating-House” in the City of London

  • PrintmakerEverard, printmaker.
  • TitleBank Eating-House, No. 2, Throgmorton Street [graphic] : Geo[rge] Barlow (waitor & succ[esso]r to the late Mr. Markins) respectfully acquaints his friends & the public in general, that he has taken the above house, and laid in, an assortment of the best wines, genuine-brandy, rum & c. &c. … / Everard sculp. Finsbury Terrace.
  • Published[London : George Barlow?, ca. 1793]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

File 66 793 Ev93

Acquired July 2013

…Mr. Molineux has declined offering himself a candidate…

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An electioneering handbill issued before the King’s Lynn election of 1767.

  • AuthorMixson, William.
  • TitleWhereas a report prevails, that Mr. Molineux has declined offering himself a candidate to represent this Borough in Parliament … / William Mixson.
  • Published[Norfolk? : William Mixson, 25 April 1767]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

File 644 767 M685

Acquired January 2014

Inventory of Sr. Robert Danvers’s goods at Rushbrook

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A detailed manuscript inventory in a single hand, taken in May 1759 “when the Duke of Cleveland came into the house.” Arranged by room, the inventory provides a detailed list of the furniture, decorative items, and other furnishings for the servants rooms, serving halls, storage areas, and even the dog kennel as well as the public rooms and owners’ personal spaces.

  • TitleInventory of Sr. Robert Danvers’s goods at Rushbrook when the Duke of Cleveland came into the house, 1759, 1760 February.

Catalog Record

LWL Mss Vol. 210

Acquired July 2013

 

Letters : to his son Edward

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A group of thirteen signed letters from the botanist John Stackhouse to his eldest son Edward later (from 1815) Edward William Wynne Pendarves containing advice on the management of the family estate in Cornwall, Pendarves and related mining rights as well as family news and gossip from Bath where the father was living in retirement.

  • AuthorStackhouse, John, 1742-1819.
  • TitleLetters : to his son Edward, 1805-1819

Catalog Record

LWL Mss File 117

Acquired July 2013

Accounts, South Shields and Bill Quay bottle works

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Seven manuscript accounts varying in length from 9 to 14 pages each, dated 1790 and 1793 for two glass bottle factories, one at South Shields and the other at Bill Quay (now part of Gateshead) in County Durham. The inventories list figures for bottles, breakage, “soap ashes”, iron, coal, and instruments; also records stock, lists of creditors and debtors, expenses and profits.

  • TitleAccounts, South Shields and Bill Quay bottle works, County Durham, 1790 January 11, 1793 January 1.

Catalog Record

LWL Mss Vol. 211

Acquired July 2013

Miss Scott Evans, who was so flatteringly received in Aurelia…

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  • TitleMiss Scott Evans, who was so flatteringly received in Aurelia, begs leave respectfully to inform her friends and the public, that her benefit, at the New Royal Circus … is fixed for Saturday, the 3rd of October, 1801 … when the new grand spectacle of King Caesar, or, The Negro slaves, with new music, scenery, machinery, dresses, and decorations, will be performed; to which will be added The eclips, or, Harlequin in China ; teh part of Columbine by Miss Scott Evans …
  • Published[London : Printed at the Philanthropic Reform, St. George’s Fields, by J. Richardson, No. 4 Lambeth-Road, Southwark, 1801]

Catalog Record  & Digital Collection

File 767 P69B N558 1801

Acquired July 2014

To the worthy freemen of the Borough of King’s-Lynn

lwlpr31229An electioneering handbill issued before the King’s Lynn election of 1767.

  • AuthorTurner, John, 1712-1780.
  • TitleTo the worthy freemen of the Borough of King’s-Lynn … : The very king and favourable reception I have met with amongst my townsmen in my canvas, encourages me to offer my service (in this publick mannet) … / John Turner.
  • Published[Norfolk? : John Turner, 25 April 1767]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

File 644 767 T944

Acquired January 2014