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Papers relating to Hexham East Ferry

Official papers, deeds and documents relating to the purchase of the Hexham East Ferry by Sir Walter Blackett, and the construction of a bridge over the Tyne at Hexham. Features Joseph Dunn, John Glendinnings, William Harbottle, R Heron and Sir John Trevelyan. Also includes 2 bound volumes - "Hexham Bridge", being a collection of papers about the bridge, including a copy of the "Act for the building of the bridge, 1877". "Narrative of facts relating to Hexham Bridge", being a collection of press cuttings, 1767-1788

Papers relating to hailstorms

Letters and notes regarding hailstorms at Wallington and in Somerset, May 1808 and May 1815, and about damage at Wallington, May 11 1815. Includes correspondence from John Babbage, J Scowgull and W Dickinson.

Travel journal

Journal of a visit to Shetland, Faro and Denmark, May 1821-April 1822. Includes sketches of landmarks and geological features, with ephemera and correspondence pasted in. Also includes a typed transcript of the diary by J F West, with indexes and transcripts of an article by WCT "On the Minerology of the Faroe Islands" from the "Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh", Vol IX, 1823, pps 461-464, and an article by J F West "A Tourist to Shetland in 1821"

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