Account book compiled by William Clift

Scope and Content


List of members of John Hunter's establishments at Leicester Square, Castle Street and Earl's Court in 1792 and an account of John Hunter's outgoings before his death including a "Great Drawbridge and slope made to let the Chariot down from the street" which cost more than £6,000.

Executor's Accounts on the estate of John Hunter, 1793-1808

Account with Geo & Wm Nicol for publications of John Hunter, 1794-1800

Bills for the museum,1794-1800

Account of Sir Everard Home's publications with G & Wm Nicol, Pall Mall and Messrs Payne and Foss, 1816-1822

Other Finding Aids

Descriptive list available.

Conditions Governing Use

Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult. Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in advance from the Archivist. We will try to assist in identifying copyright owners but the responsibility for copyright clearance before publication ultimately rests with the reader.


James Finlayson, "Account of a MS. volume, by William Clift, relating to John Hunter's household and estate; and to Sir Everard Home's publications", BMJ, 29 March 1890, pp. 738-40 & GMJ, Vol. 33(4), April 1890, pp. 241-50.