Lady Ann Campbell, Countess of Strafford

Lady Anne Campbell was born approximately 1715 and died in 1785. She was the wife of the 2nd Earl of Stafford.

  • PrintmakerJohnson, Thomas, active approximately 1763-1770, printmaker.
  • TitleLady Ann Campbell, Countess of Strafford [graphic] / J. Reynolds pinxt. ; T. Johnson fecit.
  • Edition[State 2].
  • Publication[London] : [publisher not identified], [between 1760 and 1780]

Catalog Record 

Portraits St896 no. 1++

Acquired September 2016

The Poll for the election of two burgesses

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  • TitleThe Poll for the election of two burgesses, to serve in Parliament for the borough of King’s-Lynn, in the county of Norfolk, on Friday, April the 2d, 1784. : Candidates, the Honourable Horatio Walpole, Crisp Molineux, Esqr ; Brigg Price Fountaine, Esqr ; John Cary, Esquire, mayor.
  • PublishedLynn : Printed and sold by J. Garratt, 1784.

Catalog Record

42 P771 784

Acquired September 2016

Catalogue of the books in the library of Bayfield Hall

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  • AuthorBayfield Hall (Norfolk : England)
  • TitleA catalogue of the books in the library of the Bayfield Hall, the seat of Sir Alfred Jodrell, Bart.
  • PublishedNorwich : Stevenson and Co., Market-Place, 1886.

Catalog Record

Quarto 123 B357 886

Acquired September 2016

The trial between William Fawkener … plaintiff, and the Honourable John Townshend

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  • AuthorTownshend, John, Hon.
  • TitleThe trial between William Fawkener … plaintiff, and the Honourable John Townshend … defendant; for criminal conversation with the plaintiff’s wife … Before the Honourable Francis Buller, Esq.; one of the judges of His Majesty’s Court of king’s bench, in Westminster-hall, on Wednesday the 12th of July, 1786. With some interesting particulars relative to the duel between the plaintiff and the defendant.
  • PublishedLondon, M. Smith, 1786.

Catalog Record

523 F27 786

Acquired September 2016

A collection of Georgian poetry and prose, ca. 1790

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Sixty-five manuscript notecard or notecard fascicles (each consisting of a varying number of loosely stitched to head with variously coloured threads), composed in a neat and small hand, mostly to both sides of each card. In at least two hands, several variously initialled at end ‘S.W.’, ‘R.W.’ and ‘M.W.’ Some cards are dated to the 1790s, and very occasionally a location, such as ‘Whitby’, is added. Apparently used as a form of Georgian commonplace, this collection consists of manuscript transcriptions of poems, prose and notable correspondence. Selected poetry includes pieces by Mrs Chapone, Sheridan, Cowper, Della Crusca (‘The Slave. An Elegy’), Charlotte Smith, MacKenzie and Ireland (Hogarth illustrated). Prose includes ‘An Original letter from Sir Robt. Walpole’, ‘Pieces of conjugal happiness address’d to a Lady on her Marriage by Dr. Langhorne’, ‘Virtue & Good Order. To Mrs Hume’ and four lengthy pieces entitled ‘The married man & Batchelor contrasted’, with arguments in favour and against marriage from the single and married perspective. Several of the pieces appeared in various literary magazines and such publication series as Charles Dilly’s Elegant Extracts (London, 1780s-90s), and it is likely that these extracts were copied from such compilations of short works.

TitleA collection of Georgian poetry and prose, ca. 1790.

Catalog Record

LWL Mss Vol. 223

Acquired September 2016