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Author: Anon
Item date: 1712
Date acquired: 2000
Grant Value: 410
Item cost: 410
Institution: Stevenage Museum
Town/City: Stevenage
County: Hertfordshire

Jane Wenham was the last woman to be condemned to death for witchcraft in England - she was later pardoned by Queen Anne. Presented by FONL

Author: Jerome K Jerome
Item date: 1903
Date acquired: 2000
Grant Value: 630
Item cost: 1900
Institution: Walsall Local History Centre
Town/City: Walsall
County: West Midlands

Jerome was born in Walsall & there is a museum about him there. Illustrated in p 50 of AR

Author: Sir Thomas Robinson, Sir Tancred Robinson, Rear-Admiral White, Sir Robert Vyner, Sir Thomas Vyner
Item date: 12th - 20th centuries
Date acquired: 2000
Grant Value: 10,000
Item cost: 250,000
Institution: West Yorkshire Archive Service
Town/City: Leeds
County: West Yorkshire

As well as the usual series of title deeds & estate papers there are 2 letters from Sterne, naval log books & orders, 3 vols of London port books, plus fine collection of architectural drawings by Robert Adam Thomas Chippendale and James Wyatt amonst others. Illustrated on p52 of AR

Author: Thomas De Quincey
Item date: 1785-1859
Date acquired: 2000
Grant Value: 7,000
Item cost: 13,000
Institution: Wordsworth Trust
Town/City: Grasmere
County: Cumbria

Papers that supplement the whole of De Quinceys biography; includes letters from John Wilson, Charles Lloyd plus fragments of the MS of Autographic Sketches

Author: St Bernard of Clairvaux; St Gregory & others
Item date: 1275-1300
Date acquired: 2000
Grant Value: 16,250
Item cost: 99,500
Institution: York Minster Archives
Town/City: York
County: Yorkshire

Probably made in Oxford, 202 leaves in oak boards, 3 large illuminated initials, 19 historiated initials many on burnished gold grounds

Author: John Wesley
Item date: 1776, 1782
Date acquired: 1931
Grant Value: Presented
Institution: British Library
Town/City: London

Presented by Professor A F Pollard, illustrated in AR plate V, Add MS 42711, ff.122-123

Author: Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Item date: 1809-1838
Date acquired: 1931
Grant Value: Presented
Institution: British Library
Town/City: London

Presented by the Duke of Bedford; bulk of papers relate to Drury Lane. Add MSS 42720 - 42723

Author: Robert Crowley (?)
Item date: 1551
Date acquired: 1931
Grant Value: Presented
Institution: British Library
Town/City: London

Scarce satirical fable in verse, presented by WA Marsden. Illustrated in AR, plate VI. This woodcut is used on front cover of all Annual Reports down to the present day.

Author: Anon
Item date: 1668, 1688
Date acquired: 1931
Grant Value: Presented
Institution: British Library
Town/City: London

Rare early work on the graphic arts, presented by JH Burn, illustrated in AR plate VII

Item date: 1766
Date acquired: 1931
Grant Value: Presented
Institution: British Library
Town/City: London

Michael Faradays bible containing his autograph & bookplate, presented by TG Mathews