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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]

Laurence Heyworth collection of English religious manuscripts

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Call Number: OSB MSS 172
Overview: The collection consists of 73 volumes, mostly in English, containing sermons, sermon-notes, prayers, religious reflections, tracts, commonplace books, Biblical commentaries, and other religious and theological texts, mostly from the later seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. Almost half of the volumes include sermons or sermon notes. Most authors are unidentified, but identified authors include John Nicholas, John Henderson, and William Barton. Devotional works include William Chilcot's...
Dates: 1550-1820, bulk 1650-1710

Manchester papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS fc.37
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, copies of treaties, speeches and credentials, orders, memoranda, reports, newsletters and other papers mostly relating to diplomatic, political and military affairs in western Europe during the War of the Spanish Succession. In addition to documenting Manchester's missions to the republic of Venice and the court of France, the papers provide much detail on shifting relations among the northern powers, the break between France and England following the former's...
Dates: 1697-1737

Gennadiĭ Panin papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 294
Overview: A collection of bound volumes and other papers. There are 47 bound volumes, typewritten and with tipped-in clippings, about general poetics and acrostics, and containing copies of Panin's writings (poetry, prose, memoirs, diaries), and correspondence. The volumes include a 26 volume work on the history of the acrostic. The papers also include correspondence, photographs, loose clippings, and printed matter on related subjects.
Dates: 1897-1985

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

Yale College student declamations

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Call Number: RU 145
Overview: The records consist of Yale student declamations.
Dates: circa 1755-1793