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Elizabeth Mary Copley manuscript

  • MS081
  • Item
  • 1814-1817

Elizabeth Mary Copley was given a blank bound manuscript in 1814. In this book she copied out selected pieces from different authors in various languages. She titled the work "Miscellanies" There are 65 pages in the manuscript.

Copley, Elizabeth Mary

Fortifications and armaments

  • MS082
  • Item
  • 18-?

A folder of 7 loose pages with illustrations depicting fortifications and defensive structures. The drawings and notes are in at least two or three hands. Some of the explanatory text references page numbers in an as yet unidentified book.

Church of Christ (Toronto, Ont.)

  • MS083
  • Item
  • 1904-08-31

The manuscript lists what appear to be the previous homes of the congregation: Broadway Hall, Brunswick Avenue, and now Bathurst Sreet in Toronto and then a summary of the program for the 28th of August 1904. Following this, it seems that all the ...

Church of Christ (Toronto, Ont.)

Traité sur les fabriques

  • MS084
  • Item
  • after 1802

The text of the manuscript gives M. le Juge Panet's decision about the right of the parish priest and the church wardens of St. Croix to control the disposition of church pews. The judge is possibly Philippe Panet (1791-1855), appointed judge of t...

John Wilkes letter

  • MS087
  • Item
  • 22 October 1764

A letter written by John Wilkes to "the worthy electors of the borough of Aylesbury in the county of Bucks" on 22 October 1764.

Wilkes, John

Archibald Macdonald fonds

  • MS088
  • Item
  • 1805-1839

Fonds consists of Archibald Macdonald's journal. It takes the form of a bound manuscript, 363 pages in length, many of the pages left blank. Stamped on spine is "Macdonald Journal". The first entry is 7 February 1805 written in London, England. Th...

Macdonald, Archibald

An assessment for the necessary relief of the poor

  • MS089
  • Item
  • 1764-1765

An assessment for the necessary relief of the poor, & for the other purposes relating to the poor, for the parish of Box, made and assessed the 21st day of October 1764 as follows.

Journal begun at Government House, Montreal, 1 January 1829

  • MS090
  • Item
  • 1829-1830

The writer of this journal was a woman. In the spring of 1829 she travelled to Cornwall and Kingston. Later on she went to the United States. She arrived in Liverpool on 22 Sept. 1830 and returned to her home, near to Glasgow, Scotland.

Réamur collection

  • MS091
  • Collection
  • 1859-1861

The collection consists of letters and documents concerning several voyages made by the Réamur. There is correspondence from La compaignie générale maritime, Le gouvernment des establissement français dans l'Inde (India), and La Ministère de l'Alg...

France. Ministère de l'Algérie et des Colonies

Ralph Sheldon fonds

  • MS092
  • Fonds
  • 1779

The fonds consists of a bound manuscript, 48 pages in length, titled "A tour through part of Switzerland and the glaciers of Savoy & Berne in a letter to Richard Cox Esq." The manuscript is not dated, but can be deduced from references in the text...

Sheldon, Ralph

J. Fenton fonds

  • MS095
  • Fonds
  • 1819-1826

Fenton kept a journal of the voyage. In additon, letters to friends that he wrote after his arrival in Quebec, and then from York in 1822 and 1826 are contained in the journal as well as an untitled poem and the musical score for "The Indian Hymn"...

Fenton, J.

Musical compositions for keyboard and voice

  • MS097
  • Item
  • 1880

The vocal works include excerpts from "The Prize", "The Mountaineers", and "The Cherokee". Singers include Mrs. Storace, Mrs. Bland and Mrs. Banister. Keyboard pieces include works by Haydn, Giordani, Pleyel and Mazzinghi. Written on the front in...

Musical compositions for keyboard and voice

  • MS098
  • Item
  • ca. 1785-1790

The first 72 p. of the manuscript contain keyboard music with no composers identified. The vocal selections include works from the English stage such as "The Farmer", "The Village Maid", and "The Deserter." Singers include Signora Fraci, Mr. Darle...

Recueill de divers pieces

  • MS100
  • Item
  • ca. 1725-1825

This item consists of three manuscripts bound into one volume. Stamped on spine: Recueil de diver pieces.

Musical compositions for keyboard and voice

  • MS103
  • Item
  • ca. 1795

Manuscript contains excepts from ballad operas, scored for voice and keyboard. Included are The Village Maid, The Poor Soldier, The Duenna and The Spoilt Child.

London Tea Merchant's Ledger

  • MS104
  • Item
  • 1715-1720

The ledger lists customers and their orders for tea, coffee, chocolate, tobacco (usu. snuff), and other goods. An index at the beginning references pages. Inscribed on the spine is T.T. Leidger B 1715. This is repeated on the front cover, but appe...

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