Fourth subscription concert, at the Great Room in Prince’s-Street


  • TitleFourth subscription concert, at the Great Room in Prince’s-Street, Tuesday, December 14, 1773 …
  • PublicationBristol [England : Printed by T. Cocking in Small-Street, 1773]

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

File 74 1773 G786

Acquired November 2016

Civitas Bristol


A decree of the Common Council of Bristol signed: Cann.
The wood-engraved of the Bristol city arms is between “Civitas” and “Bristol.”

  • AuthorBristol (England)
  • TitleCivitas Bristol. Tempore Petri Day, ar’ major, XIVmo die Decembris anno Regni dom’ Georgii decimo tertio, annoq; domini, MDCCXXVI. Whereas there is and hath been, time out of mind, a good, antient, and laudable custom, had and used within the late borough, and now city of Bristol, and the liberties thereof, that no person (not being free of the said late borough, or now city) did or could keep any shop within the late borough, and now city of Bristol, or the liberties thereof …
  • Published[Bristol] : [publisher not identified], [1726]

Catalog Record

File 64 726 B776++

Acquired July 2016

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council …

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  • TitleUnto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the petition of Simon Fraser of Lovat.
  • Publication[Edinburgh?] : [publisher not identified], (Jan. 24, 1738).

Catalog Record

53 L896 738

Acquired April 2016

Five hundred pounds reward

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  • TitleFive hundred pounds reward.
  • Publication[Stowe Park? : [publisher not identified], 12 November 1795]

Catalog Record and Digital Collection

File 63 795 F565+

Acquired November 2015

Bristol markets


The tickets could be had of William Ludlow, deputy clerk of the markets

  • CreatorBristol (England)
  • TitleBristol markets : In consequence of many frauds and impositions practised by sundry persons carrying provisions for the inhabitants, from the several markets within this city, the Mayor and Common Council have ordered, that such persons who shall hereafter be engaged in that way, shall bear certain tickets or marks whereby they may recommend themselves as trustworthy to their employers. …
  • Published[Bristol] : [publisher not identified], [1784]

Catalog RecordDigital Collection

File 64 784 B776++

Acquired July 2016

Particulars and conditions of sale of a freehold estate

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This catalogue describes the contents of an auction by Christie and Anstell of an estate in Pinner in four lots in July 1779. The fist lot consisted of “a spacious freehold house, with uniform wings, pleasure ground, fine plantations, kitchen garden, and rich meadow; containing in the whole, 26 acres”. The residence, with rooms and grounds described in detail, was purchased by Francis Legge (c. 1719-1783), then governor of Nova Scotia, recalled to London in February 1776 to answer charges of mismanagement of the colony. The catalogue bears Legge’s signature as purchaser. Printed “conditions of sale” are included.

  • AuthorChristie and Ansell (London, England)
  • TitleParticulars and conditions of sale of a freehold estate, situate, lying and being in the hamlet of Pinner, and in the parish of Harrow on the Hill, about 13 miles from London, in the county of Middlesex : which will be sold by auction, by Mess. Christie and Ansell, at their Great Room, in Pall-Mall, on Wednesday, July 21, 1779, at one o’clock, in four lots.
  • Publication[London : Christie and Ansell, 1799]

Catalog Record

File 125 C555 779

Acquired June 2016

The ordinary of Newgate’s account of the behaviour, confession and dying words, of Elizabeth Brownrigg

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  • AuthorMoore, Joseph, -1769.
  • TitleThe ordinary of Newgate’s account of the behaviour, confession and dying words, of Elizabeth Brownrigg : who was executed at Tyburn, on Monday, Sept. the 14th, 1767. In the mayoralty of the Rt. Hon. Sir Robert Kite, Knt., Lord-Mayor of the City of London.
  • PublicationLondon : Printed for M. Lewis and Son, (No. I) in Pater-Noster Row, [1767]

Catalog Record

File 523 B824 M822

Acquired April 2016