Wellington’s Victory or Battle of Vittoria

illustrated title page with drawing of man in a uniform

  • Creator: Logier, J. B. (Johann Bernhard), 1777-1846, composer.
  • Title: Wellington’s Victory, or, Battle of Vittoria, a grand military Sonata for the Piano Forte, etc. / Composed & dedicated to Field Marshal the Marquis Wellington by J.B. Logier.
  • Publication: Dublin : Published at I.B. Logier’s Music Saloon, 27 Lower Sackville Str. and to be had of Messrs. Penson Robertson & Co., Edinburgh, [1813?]

Catalog Record

File 74 815 L832+

Acquired April 2023

On the death of Her Royal Highness

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Engraved card printed within black mourning border, illustrated above title with an image of Prince Leopold leaning mournfully over his wife Princess Charlotte’s tomb, which is adorned with her portrait and topped with an urn. Sixteen lines of verse are engraved at the bottom.

 

  • Title: On the death of Her Royal Highness the Princess Charlotte of Wales : who died Novr. 6th, 1817.
  • Publication: [London] : T. Crabb, [1817]

Catalog Record

File 56 C47 817On No.2

Acquired November 2022

A calendar, or List of the several prisoners to be tried

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  • Title: A calendar, or List of the several prisoners to be tried at the next Assizes, to be held at Thetford, in and for the said county, on Friday the 25th day of March, 1757 : the times of their commitments, their several crimes, and by whom committed.
  • Publication: Norwich : Printed by Robert Davy, by order of the goaler, [1757]

Catalog Record

File 52 C149 757++

Acquired November 2022

A full, true and correct statement ef [sic] the grand procdedings…

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A broadside that lays out Queen Caroline’s appeal to be rightfully crowned Queen alongside her estranged husband George IV. Despite the withdrawal of the Pains and Penalties Bill following Caroline’s trial in the House of Lords, the King continued to shun his wife, culminating in his refusal to allow her entry into the coronation which took place at Westminster Abbey on July 19th, 1821.

  • Title: A full, true and correct statement ef [sic] the grand procdedings [sic] [that] took place on Thursday, 19th of July, in the city of London, on the coronation of His Royal Majesty King George the Fourth : giving an account of the protestation of Her Most Grrcious [sic] and Royal Majesty Caroline Queens [sic] of England, against the decision of the Privy Connsil [sic].
  • Publication: [Cork, Ireland] : Henry Baird, printer, No. 21, Paul-Street, Cork, [1821]

Catalog Record

File 53 C292 821Fu

Acquired August 2022

An appeal to the public on the present existing grievances…

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  • Title: An appeal to the public on the present existing grievances of the burgesses or freemen of the borough of Alnwick / published by the committee in order to raise public contributions to assist the freeman in carrying on their suit now pending in the High Court of Chancery.
  • Publication: Alnwick [England] : Printed and sold by W. Davison, for the benefit of the Freeman’s Fund, 1819.

Catalog Record

File 64 Al452 819

Acquired November 2022

Articles of association

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Proposal for rules and regulations for a yearly subscription, at the cost of two shillings and sixpence, for the tenants of Sir George Pauncefote-Bromley, 2nd Baronet, to the ‘Association for the Prosecution of Felons, & &’, by which the subscribers ‘shall keep an accurate account of the Ages, Colours, and Marks of Cattle, the particulars of his Stock, and other Goods … Any person guilty of committing Felony upon the property of any Servants of the Subscriber, shall be prosecuted at the expense of the Society.’

 

  • Title: Articles of association, entered into July 1st, 1803, by the tenants of Sir George Pauncefote, Bart. and by several Gentlemen, farmers, and others, of the County of Nottingham, for the prosecution of persons guilty of committing felony, or any other depredation against the properties of the subscribers in the said county.
  • Publication: Newark [England] : Hage, printer, [1803]

Catalog Record

File 64 N849 803

Acquired May 2023

A plan of discipline, composed for the use of the militia

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This work became eventually an army text book

  • Author: Windham, William, 1717-1761.
  • Title: A plan of discipline, composed for the use of the militia of the county of Norfolk.
  • Published: London, Printed, for J. Shuckburgh, at the Sun, next Richard’s coffee-house, Fleetstreet, 1759.

Catalog Record

63 759 W72

Acquired May 2023

The vanity of human life

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Broadsheet: 3 large woodcut blocks illustrations and verses

 

  • Title: The vanity of human life. : Life and death contrasted, or, An essay on man. Messenger of mortality, or, Death and the lady.
  • Publication: [London] : Printed & sold by J. Catnach, No. 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials, London, [1820s?]

Catalog Record

820.00.00.115+

Acquired November 2022