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British advertisements for Valentine's Day lottery

 Collection — Box: BW-7
Identifier: MS-HUT-032
Abstract

An artificially assembled collection of four lottery advertisements, publicizing what was possibly the largest lottery in Britain in 1816. The items span from approximately 1815 to 1816. The slips were likely printed in 1815, but mass distributed in 1816.

Dates: circa 1815-1816

British Illustrators scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0348
Abstract

The scrapbook which forms this collection is a bound volume containing around fifty illustrations representative of the subjects and style of nineteenth-century British book illustration. In the scrapbook are caricatures, cartoons, foreign scenes, social commentary, and hand-colored engravings.

Dates: 1829-1850

Charles Howard Carter diplomatic history collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0339
Abstract

Charles Howard Carter was born in Baker, Oregon on April 3, 1927. He was Professor of History at Tulane University and a noted specialist on Spanish and European diplomacy in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries.

Dates: 1960-1990

Craufurd (George) of Rotterdam letter

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-HUT-002
Scope and Contents The letter was written by George Craufurd of Rotterdam, a Dutch economist, to the Scottish economic writer, George Chalmers. In the letter, Craufurd discusses Chalmers' An estimate of the Comparative Strength of Great Britain during the present and four preceding reigns, and of the losses of her trade from every war since the revolution. He is specifically concerned with the question of bullion and its relation to the balance of trade. The manuscript is bound, and shelved with the...
Dates: 1783

Davenant, Charles (1656-1714)

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-HUT-011
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two photostatic copies of pamhlets written, 1696-1697, by English economist, Charles Davenant. The copies were produced in the 1930s, and the location of the originals is described in the Provenance. Each photostatic copy is bound as a single volume."A Memorial concerning Creditt And the means and methods by which it may be restored" was written in 1696, and "A Memorial Concerning the Coyn of England," was written in 1697. Davenant...
Dates: 1930

David Ricardo collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-HUT-006
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of one holograph letter of March 29, 1822 by David Ricardo in which he explains his refusal to become a candidate for Member of Parliament from Liverpool. Apparently, Ricardo had been encouraged to stand for the Liverpool election. The letter cites the expense, anxiety, and future restraints on his time as reasons for declining and states his satisfaction with sitting for Portarlington, Ireland. The letter ends with remarks concerning options for paying duty by...
Dates: 1822

David Spring papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0634
Abstract

David Spring was a professor of history at Johns Hopkins University for forty years (1949-1989). The collection contains notes and references from manuscripts researched by Dr. Spring while in Britain, photocopies of manuscript pages, and course lecture notes. Exact collection dates are unknown, since the collection has not been processed.

Dates: approximately 1790 - 1990

Ellen Bankes Friend handwritten recipe book

 Collection — Box: BW-8, Folder: 1
Identifier: MS-0745
Abstract

Ellen Bankes Friend (born Ellen Pigeon) (1816-1883) was married to John Bankes Friend (1808-1881), a Director of the Globe Insurance Company, and a Governor of Christ's Hospital in England. This collection includes a handwritten recipe book and one loose leaf recipe, previously folded into the book, compiled by Ellen. The recipe book is dated February 14, 1840.

Dates: 1840 February 14

Frank N. Pilling papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0370
Abstract

Frank N. (Francis Nelson) Pilling was born in Baltimore, October 17, 1908. The papers consist largely of his personal writings, some in typescript and some in published form. Other items include correspondence, photographs, genealogical records, and documents and notes from his wartime service in London.

Dates: 1923-1984

Frederick Sandham Waller sketchbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0671
Abstract

This collection contains four sketchbooks created by the British architect Frederick Sandham Waller. The volumes include notes, sketches and watercolors, and are dated to approximately 1870.

Dates: approximately 1870

Gregory King collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-HUT-003
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three photostatic copies of the writings of Gregory King. The locations of the original manuscripts are described in the Provenance. Each photostatic copy is bound as a single volume. When the photostatic copies were acquired by the University, "Natural and Political Observations..." and "Naval Trade of England ..." were printed in their entirety under the title Two Tracts by Gregory King, edited by Jacob H. Hollander (1936). Spelling and capitalization were not...
Dates: (1694-1697)

Henry James Young collection of English land documents

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0331
Abstract

Collection of historian and professor of history, Henry J. Young, consists of sixteen manuscripts in Latin and English, 1383-1722. The manuscripts are legal documents dealing with the leases, rents, sale, and grants of land in England, a few in the counties of Devon and York.

Dates: 1393-1722

Jeremy Bentham letter

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-HUT-019
Scope and Contents The collection is formed by one unpublished, holographic letter of the English jurist, Jeremy Bentham, to Sir Samuel Romilly (1757-1818) dated June 15, 1807. The letter was written during a period when Bentham was concerned with the reform of the Scottish courts and had written a pamphlet, "Scotch Reform...In a Series of Letters to the Right Honorable Lord Grenville." In the letter to his friend, Sir Samuel Romilly, Bentham writes that he is sending a copy of the "Letters" and he hopes...
Dates: 1807 June 15

John Ayers papers

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Identifier: MS-0221
Abstract

John Ayers was born in 1738 at Uxbridge, Middlesex, England. The collection consists of a diary (1766-1793), four commonplace books (1761-1802), and four notebooks of poems (1769- 1788).

Dates: 1761-1802

John G. A. Pocock papers

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Identifier: MS-0425
Abstract

This collection contains lectures, speeches and writings; reprints; book manuscripts; and the conference papers of John G. A. Pocock, a historian of political thought and professor emeritus at Johns Hopkins University. His papers spans the years of 1962 to 2017, with the majority of the materials dating from Pocock's time at Hopkins. This holding notably includes his handwritten manuscripts of Barbarism and Religion (1999).

Dates: 1962-2017

John Stuart Mill letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-HUT-004
Abstract

Collection of English philosopher and economist, John Stuart Mill, consists of over 300 holographic letters written to him by noted economists, philosophers, theologians, and political figures of the nineteenth century. Drafts of Mill's replies are included along with 43 holographic letters written by Mill to Auguste Comte, 1841-1847. Most of the correspondence is published.

Dates: 1819-1873

Johns Hopkins University collection of games and toys

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0843
Abstract

The Johns Hopkins University collection of vintage games and toys is an artificially assembled collection of materials purchased and selected by the curators of Special Collections. It spans from 1796 to 2020.

Dates: 1796 - 2021

Kenneth Lasson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0275
Scope and Contents Collection consists largely of research notes, interview tapes, drafts and correspondence relating to seven of Lasson's books and legal articles. The material dates from 1966 to 1990. The material in this collection relates almost entirely to Lasson's writings, especially his books, and reflects his interest in the interaction between U.S. citizens and their government. Most of the articles appeared in law journals (1985-90) and deal with racism and free speech, racism in higher education,...
Dates: 1966-1990

Lydia Perrott commonplace book of recipes

 Collection — Box: BW-14, Folder: 2
Identifier: MS-0859
Abstract

This collection consists of a nineteenth century commonplace book of recipes written in ink. It is attributed to Lydia Perrott, for whom no biographical data is available at this time.

Dates: 1818-approximately 1860

Margery Pope handwritten recipe book

 Collection — Box: BW-8, Folder: 2
Identifier: MS-0750
Abstract

Margery Pope was approximately born in 1909 and apparently lived her life in and around Southampton, England during World War II. This item is a recipe book once owned by Pope and also includes loose recipes, printed and handwritten, which were previously inserted in the book's rear pocket. The notebook spans from 1938 to 1947.

Dates: 1938 - 1947

Narcissus Luttrell Ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: MS-GAR-037
Abstract Copied from dealer description: "Narcissus Luttrell, 17 September 1724, MS Memorandum on Purchasing News & Print in His Absence; Memorands Left with servants Nan Bird & Mary Stevenson at Chelsea on [this instant?] 17 September 1724." Narcissus Luttrell (1657–1732) was an English historian, diarist, and bibliographer, and briefly Member of Parliament for two different Cornish boroughs. He published a chronicle of the Parliaments of England and Great Britain from 1678 to 1714,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1722-1724

On the Justice and Policy of Repealing the Laws Prohibiting the Emigration of Artizans and the Exportation of Machinery.

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-HUT-007
Scope and Contents The bound, holographic petition (144 pages) which forms this collection is entitled "On the Justice and Policy of Repealing the Laws Prohibiting the Emigration of Artizans and the Exportation of Machinery." Although the petition is unsigned, it is likely that it was written by a member of Parliament in 1825 during the period when the Select Committee on the Laws Relating to the Export of Tools and Machinery was convened. On page 6, the petitioner describes himself as a "novice politician."...
Dates: 1824-1825

Philip D. Curtin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0364
Abstract

Philip D. Curtin (1922-2009) was a historian and author. The collection of author and historian, Philip D. Curtin, consists of materials related to his teaching and writing career dating from 1955 to 1993.

Dates: 1955-1993

Samuel Oldknow business records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-HUT-009
Abstract

Samuel Oldknow was the first successful maker of British muslin in the 18th century. The records, dating from 1787 to 1811, consist of approximately 75 items which include correspondence, pay-tickets, receipts, ledgers, account and memorandum books, shop-notes, and documents.

Dates: 1787 - 1811

Sir Thomas Overbury manuscript

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0334
Abstract

The collection consists of one bound handwritten manuscript written in 1616. The author is unknown. There is a dedication "from a poor country man" to Sir Thomas Bromley, possibly the English judge (1530-1587) who presided over the trial (1586) of Mary, Queen of Scots.

Dates: 1616

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