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Correspondence and miscellaneous papers, n.d., 1789-1850

MS. Eng. c. 7202
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. (fols. 1-22) Letters to H.H. Norris, 1789-1850, mainly relating to his enquiries into the family estate and his father's fortune
  2. (fols. 23-7) Copy, dated 16 Sept. 1813, of a letter from James King, executor of John Fordyce, esq. to Mrs Norris, 30 Aug. 1813, relating to claims of the representatives of the late Henry Norris, esq. from His late Highness Ameer Ul Omrah, submitted for the consideration of the Commissioners appointed for the settlement of the claims of the Carnatic
  3. (fols. 28-35) Miscellaneous research notes, including (fols. 28-9) an extract from the parish register of Warton, certified by the vicar, 11 Apr. 1808, relating to the Guy family of Yealand Conyers and the Hest family of Warton
  4. (fols. 36-40) Printed article, 'On the cubical content of the Roman Congius, in a letter from Henry Norris, esq.' extracted from Archaeologia, 1782, section XXV, with annotations by Henry Norris(father of H.H. Norris)

(fols. 41-7) Poems and verses

  1. (fols. 41-2) 'A non-descript between an Ode and an Epistle', 24 Nov. 1795, beg. "In clear from clouds the russet morn appear"; followed by 'an epigram made by me', beg. "When Mordecai had saved poor Israel's race"
  2. (fols. 43-5) 'Verses supposed to be written to Mrs Sikes at Guilsboro', 12 Sep. 1801, beg. "Laetitia, Kate, Caroline, 'Ria and Anne"
  3. (fol. 46) 'Brittannia', beg. 'A Northern Colony possess the Court'
  4. (fol. 47) A verse about Dr Jephson's advice to a patient on the value of walking, beg. "He does Sir, so much so, that some have a notion".

(fols. 48-53) Miscellaneous papers, including

  1. (fols. 51-2) Pencil drawing, 'Albinia's sketch of Mr H.C.'
  2. (fol. 53) Copy of a letter from Walter Scott to Mr Ackermann, 26 Mar. 1814


  • Creation: 1789-1850


53 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 7202

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