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Oswald Mosley book of devotions

  • MS072
  • Item
  • by 1727

The fonds consists of a bound manuscript, 234 pages in length, containing prayers appropriate for different occasions, times of day, Sabbath prayers, and so on. There is an index on the inside front and back covers. Also written on the inside cover is: This book of devotions in the handwriting of Oswald Mosley, Esq. (father of the first Sir Oswald) who died A.D. 1726 in the 87th year of his age. Oswald Mosley." The book had been started by at least 1707, which appears on one of the end papers, but the precise date, other than completion before the end of Oswald's life, is unknown.

Pasted on the inside front cover is a bookplate containing the Mosley family coat of arms, with the family motto "Mos Legem Regit" followed by "Sir Oswald Mosley Bart., Rolleston House". Stamped on spine is "Prayers Mss."

Mosley, Oswald

Collection of lives English and foreign

  • MS073
  • Item
  • 1674

The book is a series of different manuscripts, gathered together into one volume. The compiler has numbered all the pages and included an overall index. The pages come from various sources causing repeats of individuals and in a few places incomplete entries.

Poems, prayers, and devotional writing

  • MS074
  • Item
  • 1700-17--

Most of the leaves are blank. A bookplate containing an armorial crest and motto, "Deo avers leo vinci tur", is pasted on the inside cover. An earlier examiner of the manuscript tentatively identified it as Newenham of Coolmore, County Cork. Stamped on spine: Poetry.

Musical scores and poem

  • MS078
  • Item
  • [17--/18--?]

Bacio l'arco e lo strade, e bacio il rodo. -- Poem. -- 1 p.
Andante/Mozart. -- 3 p.
Hillsberg's dance. -- 2 p.
Of a noble race was Shenkin. -- 2 p.
Meyer. -- 2 p.
Zemira & Azore. -- 2 p.
Minuetto. Krumpoltz. -- 1 p.
Vive les fillets. -- 1 p.
Rondeau allegretto. Cardon Filtz. -- 2 p.
Mineur. -- 2 p.
La cosaque d'iphigenie. -- 2 p.
Rondo de M. Hinner. -- 2 p.
Rondo. -- 2 p.
Whither My Love / de Sig. Paesiello. -- 2 p.
Entracte de la bataille d'ivry. -- 3 p.
Paesiello's grand march. La lorcantha. -- 1 p.
Romance andante. -- 1 p.
Codiad yr Hedydd. Welsh air. -- 4 p.
Elegiac. Monfa rhuddlan. Welsh air. -- 4 p.
Mynadid câdpeu morgan. -- 1 p.

Medical recipies, and Latin poetry and prose

  • MS079
  • Item
  • 17--

The manuscript contains excerpts from all four books of Horace's Odes in Latin, with English notes. As well as words noted in the margin that may be keys to the text. After this follows similar notes on the first book of his Epodes, a page on his Carmen Saeculare, and two pages on his Satires. In the same hand are the summaries to the first two books of Livy's Ab Urbe Condita. The excerpt was dated 28 September 1713.

There is a second hand that added notes after the first, for various recipes including medicine, wine, and ink.

Manuscript copy of Tod des Çiçcupala ein sanskritisches Kunstepos

  • MS080a
  • Item
  • [18--/19--?]

Tod des Çiçcupala ein sanskritisches Kunstepos / übers. und erläutert von C. Schütz.

By Magha, Schütz, Christian Gottfried, 1747-1832.
Publisher: Bielefeld : Velhagen & Klasing, 1843
Contents: Abt. 1. Übersetzung, Gesang, 1-11.
Note: Manuscript copy of the book which was published in 1843.

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 congregants signed the book. Loose in the manuscript is a printed list of names and a published picture of the church exterior. Many of the names in the book correspond to the printed list.

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 the Court of the King's Bench for the district of Quebec in 1832, suspended 1838-1840, and returned to the bench, 1840-1855. Pasted inside the front cover is a news clipping about the case.

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. The last entry is 6 December 1839. Text runs from p. 1 to p. 117. At that point some pages have been cut from the journal. Page 358 contains an index to the contents of pp. 1-71. There is also text on pp. 357, 361-3. Journal is written either with different hands or one hand that varied greatly over time.

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.

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