Report on the Manuscripts of the Marquess of Lothian: Preserved at Blicking Hall, Norfolk

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Page v - Contents : — ENGLAND. House of Lords ; Cambridge Colleges ; Stonyhurst College ; Bridgwater and other Corporations ; Duke of Northumberland, Marquis of Lansdowne, Marquis of Bath, Ac.
Page viii - Bridgwater Trust Office, Reading Corporation, Inner Temple Library. TWELFTH REPORT .... This is introductory to the following : — (1.) APPENDIX .... Earl Cowper, KG (Coke MSS., at Melbourne Hall, Derby).
Page iii - Her Sign Manual certain Commissioners to ascertain what unpublished MSS. are extant in the collections of private persons and in institutions which are calculated to throw light upon subjects connected with the civil, ecclesiastical, literary, or scientific history of this country.
Page iii - The Commissioners think it probable that you may feel an interest in this object, and be willing to assist in the attainment of it; and with that view they desire to lay before you an outline of the course which they usually follow. If any nobleman or gentleman express his willingness to submit...
Page iii - MSS. appear to come within the scope of their enquiry, the owner will be asked to consent to the publication of copies or abstracts of them in the reports of the Commission, which are presented to Parliament every Session. To avoid any possible apprehension that the examination of papers by the Commissioners may extend to title-deeds or other documents of present legal value, positive instructions are given to every person who inspects MSS. on their behalf that nothing relating to the titles of existing...
Page ix - Lords, 1690-1691 .. [C.6822] 2 4 1893 (6.) APPENDIX AND INDEX. Sir W. Fitzherbert, Bart. ; The Delaval Family, of Seaton Delaval; Earl of Ancaster ; and Gen.
Page xv - Price 10s. each. Board of Trade Journal, of Tariff and Trade Notices and Miscellaneous Commercial Information.
Page iv - In practice it has been found more satisfactory, when the collection of manuscripts is a large one, for the inspector to make a selection therefrom at the place of deposit and to obtain the owner's consent to remove the selected papers to the Public Record Office in London or in Dublin, or to the General Register House in Edinburgh, where they can be more fully dealt with, and where they...
Page v - Contents : — ENGLAND. House of Lords; Cambridge Colleges ; Oxford Colleges ; Monastery of Dominican Friars at Woodchester, Duke of Bedford, Earl Spencer, &c.
Page iv - Commission is the discovery of unpublished historical and literary materials, and in all their proceedings the Commissioners will direct their attention to that object exclusively. In practice it has been found more satisfactory, when the collection of manuscripts is a large one, for the inspector to...