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Author: William Borlase
Item date: 1766 - 1772
Date acquired: 2000
Grant Value: 338
Item cost: 1345
Institution: Cornwall Record Office - Kresen Kernow
Town/City: Redruth
County: Cornwall

Includes one hitherto unknown ms. The collection is of significance for the detailed descriptions of Cornish minerals and for information on Borlases important correspondents & contacts

Author: The Earl of Derby
Item date: 1264
Date acquired: 2000
Grant Value: 883
Item cost: 883
Institution: Derbyshire Record Office

A grant of land by Robert de Ferrers, 3rd Earl of Derby with seal on its original silk cords. Presented by FONL; illustrated on p37 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: 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: 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: Alfred Waterhouse RA
Item date: 1868-73
Date acquired: 2000
Grant Value: 500
Item cost: 500
Institution: RIBA Architectural Library
Town/City: London

Architectural watercolour of his design for a country house for the lawyer, later Lord Chancellor, Sir Roundell Palmer. Illustrated on p46 of AR; presented by FONL

Author: Max Beerbohm
Item date: 1892
Date acquired: 2000
Grant Value: 5,000
Item cost: 20,000
Institution: Merton College
Town/City: Oxford
County: Oxfordshire

Essays on ancient historical & philosophical subjects plus lecture notes and 9 full page pen and ink cartoons, plus other thumbnail sketches of Merton dons

Author: Ken Campbell
Item date: 2000
Date acquired: 2000
Grant Value: 700
Item cost: 2,800
Institution: Manchester Metropolitan University, Library
Town/City: Manchester
County: Lancashire

Edition limited to 45 copies with 5 artists proofs; the library owns 13 of Campbells 25 books to date in this genre

Author: Sir Matthew Hale and others
Item date: 16th & 17th centuries
Date acquired: 2000
Grant Value: 2,000
Item cost: 8,000
Institution: Lambeth Palace Library
Town/City: London

Contains papers of Selden and Hale, the latters work on magnestism as well as legal papers

Author: Dr Thomas Tooke
Item date: 1721-23
Date acquired: 2000
Grant Value: 350
Item cost: 350
Institution: Hertfordshire Archives Service
Town/City: Hertford
County: Hertfordshire

The accounts present an interesting picture of the finances of an early 18th century school & the economy of Bishops Stortford. Presented by FONL