Portfolio containing notes on different subjects, news cuttings, scraps, etc.

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 59 Mss Eur F88/371
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000001006.0x000372
  • Dates of Creation
      c 1848-1859
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 file (3 notebooks and 35 loose folios) 130 folios

Scope and Content

Includes newspaper cuttings concerning dates of the Sepoy revolts [during the Indian Mutiny of 1857], the distribution of the armies, etc.; information on the French Revolution of 1848 (newspaper cuttings on the dates in the life of Louis Philippe and the 1852 French Constitution, three diagrams showing the French legislative assembly, political nuances and the names of the representatives for 1849-1852 and other notes); an extract of the Metrological Report from Highfield House Observatory for April, May, June 1854 by E[J] Lowe; Journal of Natural Appearance and Occurrences in Farming by Henry Cox, 1808-1849 (two copies, one handwritten, one printed); an account and measurements of the turnpike roads and highways of Limpsfield parish, March 1850; two illustrations (one of Woburn Castle and a watercolour picture) and three notebooks. Folios 58-60, 75-93, 95, 98, 101-104, 106-111, 114-116, 118-126 and 128-130 are blank

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