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A medallion presented to Edward Nucella for services in law - "The Law Society instituted AD 1781 for the improvement of members of the four inns of Court presented this medal to Edwd. Nucella Esq. J.U.C. and Barrister at Law to Perpetuate their appropriation of his conduct and gratitude for his services both as member and treasurer. Clarus ob id factum donis or natur honestis."
Slightly damaged.

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

18th Century Collection

  • 18th C. Coll
  • Book Collection
  • 1700 - 1799

The 18th Century Collection contains approximately 4000 volumes printed 1700-1799. The collection covers a variety of subjects including aspects of the penal system, education and the constitution. Highlights include the famous treatise by the English philosopher and enlightenment thinker John Locke, Some thoughts concerning education ( 1772) in which Locke applies his theories of the self and the mind to approaches to education and The state of the prisons in England and Wales: with preliminary observations and an account of some foreign prisons and hospitals (1784) by the English philanthropist and prison reformer John Howard, detailing his findings after visiting several hundred prisons across England, Scotland and Wales, in a series of reports, maps and plans.

Newcastle University

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