Additional Manuscripts: 281
Introduction
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Catalogue

Reference code: GB-0033-ADD
Title: Additional Manuscripts: 281
Dates of creation: 1804-1883
Extent: 1 volume
Origination: items collected by the compiler
Language: English

Contents

Volume of antiquarian miscellanea.

Accession details

Presented by E.B. Birley, 1951.
Originally numbered as Additional Manuscripts 281. - 315. but now treated as a single item, numbered 281, with the rest of the numbers suppressed from the Additional Manuscripts sequence.
Summary catalogue of Additional Manuscripts

Catalogue

Add. MSS. 281
Dates of creation: 1804-1883
Volume of correspondence, notes, drawings, offprints and cuttings on antiquarian and archaeological topics, chiefly relating to the Roman and Anglo-Saxon periods, with spine title “Select Antiquarian Tracts & Autographs”.
Contains 83 items, approximately half of which are manuscript and half printed. Manuscript contents list at front of volume
Bookplate of Frederick Hendriks FSS, FLA, Knight of Vasa, 1893.
The principal manuscript contents are:

Add. MSS. 281/1, 3, 5-6, 16
5 a.l.s. of John Collingwood Bruce, Newcastle upon Tyne to C. Roach Smith, dated 10 January 1866, 12 March 1883, 9 March 1882, 18 January 1851, 25 August 1874.
5 items.
Add. MSS. 281/9   17 January 1859
A.l.s. from John Clayton F.S.A. at Hexham, probably to C. Roach Smith.
Paper    1f.
Add. MSS. 281/10   1854
A.l.s. from Nathaniel Clayton at Hexham, probably to C. Roach Smith.
2f.
Add. MSS. 281/11   1 October 1883
A.l.s. from C. Roach Smith at Stroud to J. Mayer.
1 item
Add. MSS. 281/13   10 January 1871
A.l.s. from C. Roach Smith, at Stroud, to Joseph Mayer.
1 item
Add. MSS. 281/17   [1856]
A.l.s. from Thomas Wright F.S.A. to [F.W.] Fairholt (date added in pencil).
1 item
Add. MSS. 281/18   [1854]
A.l.s. from Thomas Wright F.S.A. to C. Roach Smith (date added in pencil).
1 item
Add. MSS. 281/20   15 December 1855
A.l.s. from Charles Warne, London [to C. Roach Smith].
Paper    2ff.
Add. MSS. 281/21   8 February 1856
A.l.s. from Joseph Mayer F.S.A. at Liverpool to C. Roach Smith.
1 item
Add. MSS. 281/22   [1851]
A.l.s. from Thomas Wright F.S.A. to C. Roach Smith (date added in pencil).
1 item
Add. MSS. 281/23   3 May 1857
A.l.s. from C. Roach Smith, at Stroud, to F.W. Fairholt.
1 item
Add. MSS. 281/25   27 January 1852
A.l.s. from James Kendrick at Warrington, to C. Roach Smith.
1 item
Add. MSS. 281/26   30 March 1852
A.l.s. from James Kendrick at Warrington, to _ Rolfe.
1 item
Add. MSS. 281/28   25 August 1869
A.l.s. from James Kendrick at Warrington, to C. Roach Smith.
1 item
Add. MSS. 281/31   9 July 1883
A.l.s. from John Harris of the Kent Archaeological Society, at Belvedere, probably to C. Roach Smith.
Paper    2ff.
Add. MSS. 281/39, 41   12 May 1861
A.l.s. from John Gough Nichols at London, to C. Roach Smith, and a note in his hand giving the reminiscences of Mrs William Burgess of a time when she was governess to the children of Princess Feodora of Hohenlohe Langenburgh.
2 items
Add. MSS. 281/45   2 November 1857
A.l.s. from William Chadwick Neligan at Cork, to C. Roach Smith enclosing coloured drawings of beads.
Paper    3ff.
Add. MSS. 281/50-51   27 and 31 August 1861
2 a.l.s. from James Orchard Halliwell at Penzance, probably to J. Mayer.
Paper    2ff.
Add. MSS. 281/54   16 September 1874
A.l.s. from Henry Ecroyd Smith at Saffron Walden, to C. Roach Smith.
1 item
Add. MSS. 281/55   27 April 1883
A.l.s. from Henry Ecroyd Smith at Saffron Walden, to C. Roach Smith.
1 item
Add. MSS. 281/58   11 March 1872
A.l.s. from Llewellyn Jewitt at Matlock, to J.G. Nichols.
Paper    1f.
Add. MSS. 281/61   30 December 1868
A.l.s. from Walter Rye at London, to J.G. Nichols.
Paper    2ff.
Add. MSS. 281/63   18 Ap[ril 1864]
A.l.s. from Sir Henry Edward Leigh Dryden, Bart. at Daventry, to C. Roach Smith.
Paper    3ff.
Add. MSS. 281/68   30 January 1844
A.l.s. from John Gough Nichols at London, to Mr Doubleday.
1 item
Add. MSS. 281/70   4 June 1863
A.l.s. from William Henry James Weale, Bruges.
Paper    1f.
Add. MSS. 281/74-75   21 May 1882 and 16 August 1883
2 a.l.s. from Henry James Slack, at Forest Row, to C. Roach Smith.
Paper    4ff.
Add. MSS. 281/80   23 November 1881
A.l.s. from Robert Charles Jenkins at Lyminge.
Paper    2ff.
Add. MSS. 281/82-84   9 January, 24 March and 4 June 1877
A.l.s. from Josiah Parish at Colchester, to C. Roach Smith.
Paper    2ff.