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08. British History

 Record Group
Identifier: 08

Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

William Motherwell letters and notes

Identifier: MS 0334

Letters and fragments of notes by William Motherwell with no common theme other than the frequent mention of Robert Burns.

Dates: 1833 - 1834

Greek Committee Letters

Identifier: MS 0133

The correspondence includes letters and post cards from noted liberals of the period in Great Britain. Most are written to the Secretary of the Committee, Lewis Sergeant.

Dates: 1879 - 1897

Joanna and Susan Horner Letters

Identifier: MS 0134

Correspondents writing to the Ms. Horners include Ellen Kean, F. Maurice, Harriet Hosmer, C.P. Marsh, E. Ryan, H.H. Hilman, Sir James Hudson, Rose Kingsley, Sir H.E. Bunbury, Francis Cobbe, and Sir James Clark. The letters deal with Walks in Florence, Italian affairs, and refer to Eastlake, the Lyells, Royalties, Froude and more. Included is one letter to Leonard Horner from Lord Landsdowne.

Dates: 1847 - 1894

Sir Francis Cowley Burnand Punch magazine correspondence

Identifier: MS 0130

This collection contains forty-nine letters from Sir Francis Cowley Burnand, British editor of "Punch" magazine,to various people he worked with. The letters span the years 1861-1908

Dates: 1861 - 1908

Charles Wishaw Clubbe papers

Identifier: MS 0307

Most of this collection, which dates from 1840 to 1878, is comprised of correspondence from British politician and statesman Benjamin Disraeli to Rev. Clubbe, who occupied the position of vicar at the living of Hughenden near High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire, from approximately 1851 to 1868.

Dates: 1840 - 1878

Frank Harrison Hill London Daily News papers

Identifier: MS 0313

Liberal political writer Frank Harrison Hill served as Editor-in-Chief of the London Daily News from 1870-1886; this collection is comprised of two folders of correspondence, mainly original signed letters sent to Mr. Hill in his capacity as Editor-in-Chief.

Dates: 1870 - 1886

John Churchill letter to Allen Bathurst

Identifier: MS 0028

This letter was written by John Churchill (John, Marquis of Blandford) 1690-1703, who was the son of the first Duke of Marlborough, grandson of Sir Winston Churchill. The recipient, Allen Bathurst (first Earl Bathurst) was later to become treasurer to the Prince of Wales in 1757. Churchill expresses his happiness that Barnhurst plans to attend the upcoming coronation of Queen Anne, and sends regards on behalf of Baron Horatio Walpole.

Dates: 1702

"On the Flogging of Women" commentary

Identifier: MS 0100

Document is an anonymous commentary on an article appearing in the February 28, 1827 edition of “The Anti-Slavery Monthly Reporter” that discussed propositions put forward by Lord Bathurst for reforms in the treatment of enslaved people in the Colonies; in particular, a prohibition of the flogging of women, which failed to pass.

Dates: 1827

Peninsular War letters

Identifier: MS 0155

A collection of letters written by British officers serving in Portugal during the Peninsular War referring to matters concerning the war.

Dates: 1808 - 1814

Lt. John Anderson notebook

Identifier: MS 0158
Abstract: This bound manuscript notebook, kept by Lt. John Anderson, describes the daily details of life in the 11th Light Dragoons of the British Army and Allied Effort during the French Revolutionary War. Anderson describes daily events, promotions, rules and orders regarding medical matters, church services, and the guarding of prisoners. The notebook also includes schedules for receiving bread and forage, copies of signed orders, statements from the Commander-in-Chief regarding battles, women...
Dates: 1794