Le souvenir, or, Pocket tablet for MDCCCVIII

pocket diary beginning with frontispiece (recto blank) and 40 engraved unnumbered pages with two vignettes (many signed Landseer sc.) at the top of both of the two pages for each month, followed by 12 pages engraved at the top “Cash Account 1808” and followed by a page with the heading “Annual account, 1808”.

  • Title: Le souvenir, or, Pocket tablet for MDCCCVIII.
  • Publication: London : Peacock & Sons & Champante & Whitrow ; Birmingham : Knott & Lloyd, [1808]

Catalog Record

145 So729 1808

Acquired June 2019

Houses and tenements in Bristol

Cover: Houses and tenements in BristolHouses and tenements in Bristol.

LWL Mss Vol. 185

A stationer’s blank book recording the receipts of rental income for property in Bristol between 1769 and 1777, with lists of renters’ names, location of property, and amount paid during this period. In addition, they record expenses for window tax, the scavenger and poor taxes, repairs, etc. Binding, full contemporary vellum.

Selected page: Houses and tenements in Bristol,Subjects (Library of Congress): Rental housing–Great Britain; Bristol (England).

Lewis Walpole Library new acquisition: September, 2010