By order of the House of Lords, no lady, can claim admission…

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An admission ticket for the fifteenth day of the trial of Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville; the impeachment trial took place in Westminster Hall in April-June 1806.

  • Title: By order of the House of Lords, no lady, can claim admission into the seats called the Peeresses Seats by this ticket unless her name is written on the back thereof, on the line denoting the state of her claim. Guydir, Dept. Gt. Ch.
  • Publication: [London] : [publisher not identified], [1806]

Catalog Record

File 523 D914 806

Acquired April 2021



A North Country transfer

A North Country transfer

“Trotter walks off from the Bank of England with two sacks under his arm, one inscribed ‘I[ciphers obscured]000 Newland, appearing in the doorway (left), hurries after him, saying, “Hollo sir – where are you going with those bags!” On the opposite side of the street is a pawnshop where Melville, in bonnet and plaid, looks out over its half-door. Trotter answers: “I am only trotting over with them to Johnny Mac Crees Banking House!” Melville says: “Hoot awa mon! – dinna be afraid – they will be as safe with me as in your ain Strong box.” On the pawnshop door are the words ‘Money Lent’ and the three balls or pawnbroker’s sign.”–British Museum online catalogue.

  • PrintmakerCruikshank, Isaac, 1756?-1811?, printmaker.
  • TitleA North Country transfer, or, Abraham Newland alarm’d [graphic].
  • Publication[London] : Pubd. April 5, 1805, by S.W. Fores, N. 50 Piccadilly, [5 April 1805]

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Acquired May 2018