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Bond between (A) John Freshwater of Heybridge, Essex, gentleman, and (B) Edward Stillingfleet, Dean of St Paul's Cathedral, and the Chapter of the same, for the performance of covenants, etc., in indentures of the same date

(The seal is wanting.)

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Transcript

Nouerint vniuersi per presentes me Iohannem Freshwater de Heybridge in Comitatu Essex’ generosum teneri et firmiter obligari venerabili viro Edvardo Stillingfleet sacrae Theologiae Professori Decano Ecclesiae Cathedralis sancti Pauli London’ et eiusdem Ecclesiae Capitulo in Ducentis libris bone et legalis monete Angliae solvendis eisdem Decano et Capitulo aut eorum certo Attornato Successoribus vel assignatis suis, Ad quam quidem solucionem bene et fideliter faciendam obligo me heredes executores et administratores meos firmiter per presentes Sigillo meo sigillatas Dat’ Vicesimo die Februarij Anno regni Domini nostri Iacobi secundi dei gratia Angliae etc’ primo Annoque Domini 1684

Sigillat’ et deliberat’ in presencia | Js: Harrison | Cha: Jaques | John Freshwater

[Endorsed:] The condicion of this obligacion is such that if the within bounden Iohn Freshwater his executours administratours and assignes doe and shall from time to time and at all times hereafter for his and their parts well and truly pay obserue performe fulfill and keepe all and every the rents payments covenants condicions and agreements mencioned and conteyned in one paire of Indentures bearing date the day and yeare within written made between the within named Deane and Chapter of the one part and the said Iohn Freshwater of the other part, in all things according to the purport and true meaning of the said Indentures, then this obligacion to be voyd or els to remain and be in full force and vertue./

[Seal wanting.]

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The abbreviations have been expanded.

Letters to William Whewell and Christopher Wordsworth

Includes letters by J. O. Halliwell, J. M. Heath about the August 1846 storm in Cambridge, H. Montagu Butler about a bust of Archdeacon Hare, Vernon Musgrave about a memorial to Archbishop Musgrave, with a draft from William Whewell to Vernon Musgrave.

Wright, William Aldis (1831-1914), literary and biblical scholar

Letter from E. D. Clarke to William Clark

Transcript

My dear Sir

I forgot to add to the List the following caution which you can insert—

“Never attempt to move antiquities, &c, by means of a firmaun from Constantinople. The only effectual mode of proceeding is by bribing the local Governors, called Aghas, Waiwodes, &c.”

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You are very kind to offer to execute commissions for me. I shall be much obliged to you to enquire if Lusieri, at Athens, received the Thermometer, &c, which I sent to him by Lord Byron’s Servant.

Also to ascertain, by your own testimony, the truth or falsehood of this assertion which I have constantly made; viz. that the Boccaz of Samos, and the Island of Patmos, may be seen in very clear weather from the top of Mount Hymettus.

If you should want a common Greek Servant and Interpreter, you would find Antonio Manurâchi who lives at Constantinople to be quite a treasure. He understands collecting Medals, Plants, Marbles—is a very good Cook, Musician, &c, &c.—

I think you should also insert in your List one more Memorandum—namely

“To attend to the remains of the painted gothic style of Arch in the Levant, and ascertain the age of any such building”.

I have sent a short note for Lord Byron.

Most truly yours
E. D. Clarke.

Trumpington
July 11th 1813.

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No direction or marks of posting.

Letter from Lord Byron to William Clark

(The direction, which is not included in the text printed by Marchand, is ‘To Dr. W. Clarke | Trin. Coll. | Cambridge’, with ‘1813 | London Novr. twenty seventh’ above, and ‘Byron’ in the bottom left corner. There are no marks of posting.)

Letter from William Busfield to J. W. Clark

Transcript

South Cave Yorkshire
March 25th, 1872

Dear Sir,

My cousin, Mr J. A. Busfeild who now tenants Upwood, has discovered a short autograph letter of Lord Byron, and has sent me a Copy which I forward to you. From its brevity I fear it will hardly answer your expectation[,] but at least you may like to know what was its natur[e] and purport

Believe me
Yours very faithfu[lly]
W Busfeild

[Docketed, by Clark:] March 25. W. Busfeild | Byron’s letter.

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The back leaf of the sheet has been torn away, and the ends of a couple of lines are missing.

Notes relating to Welsh etymology

Includes translations of Welsh poems and two printed poems, "Cerdd Newydd, O Ddiolch I Hollalluog Dduw ac f'r Marquis of Anglesey, Am iddo sefyll yn ffyddlon yn y Frwydyr faw a fu yn Waterloo, Mekehin 18ed 1815 Ar y mesur a elwir Lord Willbri." (Caernarfon, 1816) and "Hanes y Carwr Trwstan".

Printed pamphlets, newspapers, and advertisements

A pamphlet attributed to Whewell, "Clipt Words" (9 copies); four issues of "Ο ΑΠΟΛΛΩΝ ΕΦΗΜΕΡΙΣ ΤΗΣ ΥΔΡΑΣ" (1831); advertisements for dictionaries and etymological books; a prospectus for the publication of Anglo Saxon Manuscripts by N. F. S. Grundtvig (London, 1831) with a MS poem in English written by Grundtvig for Whewell dated 19 June 1831; and copies of questions for the Junior and Senior English classes at the University of London, with other miscellaneous works.

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