Address of the Catholics of England, to their Protestant countrymen

printed text

An apology for the attitude of many Protestants determined to deny Roman Catholics an equal place in political, social and religious life.
Printed in two columns; signed at the end by approximately 70 Catholics, headed by the Duke of Norfolk.

  • Title: Address of the Catholics of England, to their Protestant countrymen.
  • Publication: [England] : [publisher not identified], [1826]

Catalog Record

File 68 826 Ad227

Acquired August 2021

Theatre Royal, Covent Garden. This present Thursday, February 7, 1822

printed text

  • Title: Theatre Royal, Covent Garden. This present Thursday, February 7, 1822, (4th time) Shakspeare’s play of The tempest. (Altered and adapted by Dryden and Davenant … Prospero … by Mr. Young … Ariel by Miss M. Tree … : After which will be produced, for the 37th time, a new pantomime, called Harlequin and Mother Bunch; or, The yellow dwarf … Guinea Pig, (Captain of the Yeomen, afterwards Harlequin’s Lacquey) Mr. I.S. Grimaldi … Yellow Dwarf, (afterwards Clown,) Mr. Grimaldi …
  • Publication: [London] : [publisher not identified], [1822]

Catalog Record

File 767 P69B C838 1822 2/7

Acquired August 2021

Napoleon Buonaparte presents his respects….

printed text

  • Title: Napoleon Buonaparte presents his respects to the worthy electors of Great Britain : begs leave to remind them, that he has lately conquered the rest of Europe, and to assure them, that the first wish of his heart is to take their convenient island under his protection …
  • Publication: [London] : S. Gosnell, printer, Little Queen Street, [1806]

Catalog Record

File 62 806 N216+

Acquired August 2021

To all and every tavern-keeper, inn-keeper, and alehouse-keeper,

printed text

A handbill issued by the churchwardens of St. Martin’s in the Fields, London, forbidding businesses to operate on Sundays, “Except works of necessity” and also mandating the hours that households must show lights on the exteriors.
Signed by the churchwardens: Thomas Kynaston and Richard Smith.

  • Title: To all and every tavern-keeper, inn-keeper, and alehouse-keeper, butcher, poulterer, fishmonger, fruiterer, and other persons using and trade or business of buying and selling within the Parish of St. Martin in the Fields … Notice and warning is hereby given, to all such persons as shall hereafter offend (against any of the statutes for the due observation of the Lord’s day) by selling or esposing to sale any flesh, fish, fruit, or other things, or suffering any persons to sit tippling in any tavern, … .
  • Publication: [London] : [publisher not identified], [1755]

Catalog Record

File 646 755 T55

Acquired July 2021

Brother townsmen

printed text

A satirical political diatribe pouring scorn and derision on local councilmen of Aylesbury, citing their lack of morality and their general incompetence.

  • Title: Brother townsmen.
  • Publication: [Aylesbury?] : Printed by Legal Flood, at his Repository, Kingsbury Street, [1836]

Catalog Record

File 64 Ay978 836+

Acquired August 2021

The constable’s guide to his duty

book, printed text

  • Title: The constable’s guide to his duty : containing instructions to constables, petty constables, headboroughs, tithingmen, &c. in the several particulars of their office.
  • Publication: Oswestry : Printed and sold by J. Salter, MDCCXC [1790]

Catalog Record

63 790 C756

Acquired April 2021

Most assuredly for this night only…

Playbill

  • Title: Most assuredly for this night only. By desire of several Ladies and Gentlemen. Paul Pry again!!! Who will for the last time just drop in … : Theatre, Thames-Ditton. On Friday evening, the 20th of October, 1826, will be performed (positively the last time in this theatre) the favorite comedy of Paul Pry …
  • Publication: [London] : William Lindsey, printer, (Newspaper-Office) Thames-Street, Kingston, [1826]

Catalog Record

File 767 P69B T366 1826

Acquired February 2021