Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Contains compositions, in pen and black ink, by Henry Pease. Includes some instructor comments in red ink. Henry’s compositions range in theme from English and world history, to ethics, to favorite hobbies and sports. Particularly notable are an essay “On the Pleasures of the Approaching Vacation,” a piece debating warfare, and another about winter sports, which for Henry included snowballing, “sliding” (sledding), and skating.
The collection comprises correspondence, photographs, sketchbooks, travel journals, notebooks, and printed material concerning Charles Jones (1780-1850) and his descendants. The correspondence spans the better part of the nineteenth century (1805-1878), with the bulk of the letters dating from the 1830s, 1840s, and 1850s; it offers a window into the life of a large middle-class dissenting family in mid nineteenth-century London.
Contains exercises in mathematics, in pen and black ink, done when Henry Pease was nine or ten years old. Multiplication and division exercises are accompanied by prose descriptions of the various sorts of mathematical methods. There is no indication of the name of Henry’s school or instructor.
The collection comprises sketchbooks and exercise books belonging to the Pease family of Durham and Yorkshire Counties, England. The Peases were part of an important network of Quaker industrialists in the northeast of England, and established the nation's first railroad in 1825. Items in the collection date from the early nineteenth to the early twentieth century.
Contains handwriting exercises throughout, the themes of which reflect such values as hope and the precariousness of wealth. Henry Pease created this schoolbook at the age of eight or nine. He carefully signed several pages, “Henry Pease, Darlington.” All material is written in pen and black ink. It is not known what school Henry attended, and there are no instructor comments in this particular exercise book. Most likely he attended a local nonconformist school.
Contains penmanship exercises, in pen and black ink, by Henry Pease. Moral values, such as the fear of wickedness, the importance of modesty, and avoidance of foul language, are promoted via the exercises. There are no instructor comments and there is no indication of the name or location of Henry’s school.