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Diary

Consists of the diary of William Brewis.

Includes a detailed agricultural account for the year 1833 and also mentions matters of politics with regards to Irish unrest, Church and State Reform bills and economic downturn. Other cultural insights include an account of 'Deaf Burke's fight against Simon Byrne and accounts of Prime Minister Earl Grey.

Diary

Consists of the diary of William Brewis.

Includes a detailed agricultural account for the year 1834 along with weather reports and trade fair details. There are also several notes on the wider politics of the UK and Europe, and an intimate account of William Brewis' experience of Trigeminal neuralgia.

Documents created by Neil Arnott (1788-1874), physician

Two documents. Letter dated 21 Aug 1835 written at Bedford Square to an unnamed recipient (addressed 'My Dear Sir') Arnott is asking whether the Duke of Portland may put questions to the recipient about a certain rail-road. Prescription dated 25 May 1829 'for Rose, Esqr'. Prescription is initialied by Arnott. Item mounted on paper.

Vernon (Hugh) Collection

  • Vernon Hugh Coll.
  • Book Collection
  • Late 18th Century - Early 19th Century

This is a small collection comprising 26 volumes of printed music and books about music, dating from the Eighteenth and early-Nineteenth Centuries, from the library of the late Hugh Vernon (d. 1975), including An account of the musical performances in Westminster-Abbey, and the Pantheon: May 26th, 27th, 29th; and June the 3d, and 5th, 1784. In commemoration of Handel by Charles Burney (1785) and the undated The Cuckoo: A Pastoral Ballad set by Mr Arne, Sung at Vauxhall by Mrs Weichsel [Mrs Frederika Weichsel is recorded as having performed at Vauxhall Gardens, London, and was reportedly a pupil of J.S. Bach].

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