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Letters to Charles on Indian affairs

Includes reference to education, discussions of the daughters of [Shah Jehan?], an account of 'the state of things' in Akola and a letter from Raja Damara Kumara Venkatappa Nayudu Bahadur Garu, Raja of Kalahasti, celebrating Charles' return to service in India. The letter is decorated with gold leaf.
Correspondents include J D Bourdillon, J T Delane, J V Dent and James Wilson.

Publications relating to the Irish famine

Book and pamphlet by Charles. Both items reprints from the Edinburgh Review CLXXV, January 1848. Book entitled 'The Irish Crisis' printed by Longmans, London, 1848. Features marginalia Pamphlet entitled 'Extracts from a description of the Measures for Relieving the Distress Caused by the Irish Famine' printed by Spottiswoode, London, 1879.


Consists of the diary of William Brewis.

Includes an agricultural account for the year 1848. Brewis also speaks of the spreading revolution in Europe, initially starting in France and the subsequent chartist marches in England, rebellion in Ireland and the abandonment of the Pope from Rome.

Joicey Coal Mining Archive

  • JJ
  • Archive Collection
  • 1848 - 1932

This is a small collection of material relating to the James Joicey (d. 1863) mining company, and its successor bodies, which operated several collieries in the West Durham coalfield including pits at Beamish and Tanfield. The material covers the period 1843-1929 and includes an invoice book, letter book, memoranda and copies of leases and plans, including a volume of copies of leases and plans of coal mines and cottages near or at Beamish.

Joicey, James d. 1863

Letters from John Ruskin to Lady Pauline

Includes discussion of his work including reference to Turner and a page of notes on Turner's work, as well as reference to geology, botany and Winnington School. Some of the letters are incomplete and some feature suggested dates in pencil. Also includes

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