Richard Polwhele notebooks

collection of manuscript notebooks

A collection of 17 notebooks bound in two groups and written by Richard Polwhele between the ages of 12 and 17 while attending Truro School.


  • Author: Polwhele, Richard, 1760-1838.
  • Title: Richard Polwhele notebooks : manuscript.
  • Production: Truro, Cornwall, England, 1772-1777.

Catalog Record

LWL Mss Vol. 276

Acquired August 2022

Chambaud’s dictionary, French and English and English and French

title page

  • Author: Chambaud, Louis, -1776.
  • Uniform Title: [Dictionnaire Franc╠žois & Anglois. English. Abridgments]
  • Title: Chambaud’s dictionary, French and English and English and French : containing the signification of words, with their different uses; the terms of arts, sciences, and trades; to which is added a table of the monies and measures of Europe; and the constructions, forms of speech, idioms, and proverbs used in both languages; the whole extracted from the best authors, compared with the dictionary of the French Academy, Dr. Johnson’s English dicitionary, &c, and carefully abridged by Mr. John Perrin.
  • Edition: A new edition, corrected and improved by M. Moysant.
  • Publication: London : Printed for A. Strahan; T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies, and P. Elmsley, in the Strand, 1797.

Catalog Record

78 797 C442

Acquired February 2020