Peter Griffin, map & print-seller

description below

“Trade card of Peter Griffin, printseller, at Dial and Three Crowns, Next the Globe Tavern, Fleet Street, from the late Overtons; text on sheet at the centre with clock face and three crowns above; with various prints overlapping behind it, including maps, portraits, satires, and ornaments.”–British Museum online catalogue.

  • Printmaker: Le Clerc, active 1738-1775, printmaker.
  • Title: Peter Griffin, map & print-seller, at the Dial and Three Crowns, next the Globe Tavern, Fleet-Street; from the late Overtons [graphic] / le Clerc fec.
  • Publication: [London] : Sold by Peter Griffin, map & printseller at the Three Crowns & Dial, next the Globe Tavern, Fleet Street, 1747.

Catalog Record

File 66 747 G852

Acquired November 2021

An account of runaway slaves

printed text

no. 1. Runaway slaves, killed, and by whom — no. 2 Runaway slaves taken by the Loyal Dominica Rangers, by the militia or volunteers sent against the runaways … — no. 3. Runaway slaves surrendered to the Loyal Dominica Rangers. — no. 4 Slaves taken up by managers of palntations, by constables, &c in towns … — no. 5 Slaves, stated by Mr. Bruce, the Governor’s secretary, to have surrendered to the Governor, and pardened by him; and restored to their owner. — Recapitulation.

  • Author: Great Britain. Colonial Office.
  • Title: An account of runaway slaves : killed, taken, and surrendered, between the 10th day of May 1813, the date of Governor Ainslie’s proclamation, and the 22nd day of November 1814, the day of his departure from Dominica : distinguishing the sexes and the children : with the manner in which they have been disposed of.
  • Publication: [London] : [House of Commons], [1816]

Catalog Record

File 652 G786 816

Acquired May 2021

 

New Rooms Hanover Square, the Concert of antient music

description below

A ticket issued by the Concert of Antient Music in 1812, for an event held at the Hanover Square Rooms in London. In the center, a bust in profile looking left, within oval lettered ‘New Rooms Hanover Square, The Concert of Antient Music‘ and surmounted by musical instruments; date ‘1812’ above.

  • Printmaker: Cooper, Robert, active 1795-1836, printmaker.
  • Title: New Rooms Hanover Square, the Concert of antient music [graphic] / Robt. Cooper scult.
  • Publication: [London] : [publisher not identified], 1812.

Catalog Record

File 74 812 C778

Acquired February 2022

General view of the agriculture of Cheshire

printed title page

  • Author: Holland, Henry, Sir, 1788-1873, author.
  • Title: General view of the agriculture of Cheshire : with observations drawn up for the consideration of the Board of Agriculture and Internal Improvement / by Henry Holland.
  • Publication: London : Printed for R. Phillips, Bridge-Street; sold by Faulder and Son, [and 12 others], 1808.
  • Manufacture: [London] : T. Gillet, printer, Wild-court.

Catalog Record

LWL MSS 41

Acquired September 2021

Album of etchings by the Ingram sisters

blue book cover

A volume of etchings by three daughters of art collector John Ingram (1767-1841) of Staindrop Hall in County Durham: Elizabeth Christian Ingram (born 1795), Caroline Ingram (1800-1819), and Augusta Isabella Ingram (born 1802). The family lived in Venice and took instruction from Venetian etcher Francesco Novelli. Most of the prints bear the monogram of one of the Ingram sisters and are dated 1816 -1821. The works include images after Rembrandt, Ostade, Pietro Novelli, and other artists, Continental views, views of Hartlepool and Newcastle, and a vignette after Bewick. Also included is an image signed “IG’ and dated 1824.

  • Title: [Album of etchings by the Ingram sisters] [graphic].
  • Production: [Italy and London], [1816-1824]

Catalog Record

75 In54 816b

Acquired October 2021

To wit. We [blank], church-wardens and overseers of the poor

description below

A settlement certificate signed, and with seals, by the church wardens, overseers of the poor, and witnesses, for a husband, wife, and their two children in the Parish pf Tamworth in the county of Warwick.

  • Title: To wit. We [blank], church-wardens and overseers of the poor in the parish of [blank] in the [blank] of [blank] aforesaid, do hereby own and acknowledge [blank] to be [blank] inhabitant legally settled in the parish of [blank] aforesaid …
  • Publication: [London] : Sold by J. Coles, stationer, in Fleet-Street, [ca. 1766]

Catalog Record

File 66 766 T627+

Acquired May 2021

Standing regulations of the Light-Horse Volunteers of London

printed text

  • Author: Great Britain. Army. Light Horse Volunteers of London and Westminister.
  • Title: Standing regulations of the Light-Horse Volunteers of London and Westminster : carefully extracted from the minutes of the general meetings, and resolutions of the committee, since the revival of the Corps in 1794, and up to the first of August, 1804. To be strictly observed by every L.H.V.
  • Publication: London : Printed by I. Gold, Shoe Lane, 1804.

Catalog Record

63 804 G786

Acquired March 2021

An invocation to Edward Quin, Esq

book, printed text

  • Author: Jones, John Gale, 1769-1838, author.
  • Title: An invocation to Edward Quin, Esq. : as delivered at a society called the Eccentrics : on Saturday, the 26th of Nov. 1803, at the request of the members : with corrections and additions, including notes critical and explanatory / by John Gale Jones.
  • Publication: London : Printed for the author, and sold by R. Bagshaw, Bow-Street, Covent-Garden; J. Jordan, Fleet-Street; and by all other booksellers, [1804]
  • Manufacture:[London] : Printed by E. Spragg, Bow-Street, Covent-Garden.

Catalog Record

763 804 J76

Acquired April 2021

The art of correspondence

book, printed text

  • Title: The art of correspondence, consisting of letters on various subjects, selected chiefly from the works of eminent authors. In French and English : To which are added, letters, notes, &c. on domestic concerns, and addairs of business.
  • Publication: London : Printed for Samuel Leigh, 18, Strand, 1817.
  • Manufacture: [London] : Imprimé par Schulze et Dean, No. 13, rue de Poland, à Londres.

Catalog Record

659 817 Ar784

Acquired April 2021