Commonplace book containing extracts copied from accounts, books and lectures

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Includes commercial accounts (mostly related to the shipping of commodities such as wheat); copies of contracts; statistical extracts from the Annual Register; and notes on various books including Thomas Shaw's Travels; and Hermann Boerhaave's Chemistry. From ff.124v-140r the volume is reversed

Administrative / Biographical History

The compiler of the commonplace book is unknown

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Bought from Quaritch (Phillips sale, 9 November 2001)


In English