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Anthony Taussig collection of English legal manuscripts

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Call Number: OSB MSS 184
Overview: A collection of approximately 400 manuscript items, including letters; letterbooks; copies of statutes, pleadings, opinions and precedents; King's Bench reports; abridgments and commonplace books of cases; and other papers, documenting the development and practice of English law and the evolution of the English legal system from the thirteenth into the twentieth century. Included are an early copy of Henry de Bracton's De legibus Anglie; a fourteenth-century pocket compilation of "Statuta...
Dates: [circa 1280-1956]

Norton Nicholls correspondence

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Call Number: LWL MSS 27
Overview: The Norton Nicholls Correspondence collection contains letters the British clergyman received from friends and acquaintances, and letters he wrote to a close friend, the poet Thomas Gray, and to his mother Jane Floyer Nicholls. Also present is Nicholls's short "Prayer to be use before inoculation" and two letters from Sir Horace Mann to unidentified recipients.
Dates: 1753-1808

Ralph Payne, Baron Lavington family papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 138
Overview: The papers document the West Indian portions of the economic fortunes and political career of the sugar planter and politician Ralph Payne, first Baron Lavington.
Dates: 1679-1855, bulk 1730-1790

Walter L. Pforzheimer collection of historical manuscripts

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Call Number: GEN MSS 838
Overview: The Walter L. Pforzheimer Collection of Historical Manuscripts contains approximately 500 manuscript documents, circa 1370s-1870s, consisting of letters, legal documents, and other manuscripts written or signed by European heads of state, government, diplomatic, military or church officials, or literary authors. Most materials are French, including documents signed by French royalty and nobility, 14th-18th centuries. Many French manuscripts date from the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars,...
Dates: circa 1370-1960s, bulk 1500-1830

Henry C. Taylor papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1743
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, financial records, photographs, and other research materials documenting the creation of Henry C. Taylor’s collection of 410 rare books, medieval manuscripts, maritime atlases, and incunabula on the science of navigation and history of exploration. Also included are drafts and related correspondence for several bibliographies of his collection compiled by three different bibliographers, including John S. Kebabian's The Henry C. Taylor...
Dates: 1938-1971