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Diary

Consists of the diary of William Brewis.

Includes agricultural accounts for the year 1840, with emphasis on the livestock disease pandemic. There are also notes on Queen Victoria's marriage, the assassination attempt of Prince Albert by Edward Oxford and the birth of Princess Victoria.

Letter from T. Arnold

Concerning plans for European travel with his family, the death of a boy of fever at Rugby school, the forthcoming parliamentary elections,

Travel journals

Describing travels in Italy, Elba, France, Scotland, the Netherlands and Germany, April 1837-July 1841. The file of loose material has been separated from the volumes and features sketches, notes, cuttings and correspondence. Correspondents include L Agassiz, Robert Bald, Charles Chalmers, John Graham Dalyell, David Douglas, Lord Eglington, D Robertson Macdonald, John Gibson Macvicar, Patrick Neill, and C Wilson.
For related correspondence see WCT/6/5 and WCT/6/6

Letters from Sir Astley Paston Cooper (1768-1841), surgeon

Letter dated 14 May 1841 to James Hoggins of the Literary Society regarding Pettigrew's 'Medical Portrait Gallery'. Date taken from postmark. Letter to an unnamed recipient regarding a case of carcinoma lingua [tongue cancer]. The letter is mounted on card, along with a print of an engraving of Cooper by Sir L Lawrence.

Diary

Consists of the diary of William Brewis.

Includes a detailed agricultural account for the year with emphasis on the decline of prices and continued unrest regarding the Corn Laws. The diary also mentions the birth of Prince Albert (King Edward VII).

Diary

Consists of the diary of William Brewis.

Inlcudes an agricultural account for the year 1842. There is also details of the ongoing British wars in China and Syria and subsequent peace, and Queen Victoria's state visit to Scotland.

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