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Displaying 1791 - 1800 of 1879
Author: Sir Isaac Newton and other scientists
Item date: 17th & 18th Centuries
Date acquired: 2000
Grant Value: 20,000
Item cost: 6,373,820
Institution: Cambridge University Library
Town/City: Cambridge
County: Cambridgeshire

Includes material concerning the dispute with Leibnitz over priority in the invention of the calculus

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: Augustus Hare
Item date: 1903
Date acquired: 2000
Grant Value: 248
Item cost: 248
Institution: East Sussex Record Office
Town/City: Lewes
County: East Sussex

Detailed inventory of Hares extensive collections at the time of his death with details of bequests. Presented by FONL

Author: John Linnell
Item date: 1792-1882
Date acquired: 2000
Grant Value: 25,000
Item cost: 129,500
Institution: Fitzwilliam Museum
Town/City: Cambridge
County: Cambridgeshire

Includes letters from Bewick, Peel, Cox, Fuseli, Malthus, Wilkie Collins, Wilberforce, Millais, and Constable, much correspondence from Samuel Palmer, together with Linnells journals, cash books & autobraph autobiography.

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

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: 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: 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: 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