Ref NoMS/313b
TitleScientific and general papers - Sir James Edward Smith
DescriptionVolume 2
Varia: General:

1) Accounts with White and others for the purchase and sale of books, 1796-1815, including a list of lots bought by White for Smith at the Davall Sale [17 June, 1803], 12 folios, various sizes.

2) Particulars by Smith of the four children at one birth of Dr. Rigby of Norwich, 1817, 1 folio.

3) Notes on the Norwich Shawl Industry, commenced 1784. 1 folio. [Probably procured for Thomas Pennant.]

4) Fragment of a letter found in a book belonging to Pennant referring to the purchase of the Linnean collections by Smith, and a letter dated 15 November, 1913, from W. Wesley & Son, presented it to the Linnean Society. 2 folios.

5) Draft by Smith of his "Irregular Election Ode", which was printed. 4 folios.

6) Notes by Smith on Reigate Priory and the Manor of Kinnersley. 1 folio.

7) Description of a new kind of lock that cannot be picked. Writer unknown, 1 folio.

8) Extract by Smith from the Edinburgh Review on the French Protestants.

9) Copy by Smith of the epitaph of Dr William Withering (1741-1799), 1 folio.

10) Draft by Smith of an obituary notice of the Marchioness of Rockingham. 3 folios.

11) Verses on a friend leaving England and Germany. By M. F. S. undated, 1 folio.

12) Tabular diagram endorsed by Lady Smith. "Arrangement and names of the Marbles collected in Italy and Scotland by Sir. J. E. Smith, and set in a table by Mr. Freeman, of Norwich, in June 1826. Now in the possession of Mr & Mrs Geo. H. Liddell, Dean's Yard, Westiminster. A present from their Aunt, Pleasance Smith". 2 folios.

13) Three slips in the autograph of Smith presented by the Reverend A. J. Fellowes in 1927.

14) Perpetual Ticket of Admission to Bullock's Museum. SIgned by W. Bullock and sealed.

15) Five invitation cards to various dinners.

16) Medical prescription by Smith, undated.

17) Verses sent as a Valentine to Smith in fancy embossed envelope. Unsigned and undated.

18) Complimentary note to Smith by M. Guyon, attached to the wrapper of a letter. Undated.

19) List of mourners at Smith's funeral who received hatbands and gloves, by Lady Smith. 2 folios.

20) Draft epitaph of Smith, by Lady Smith.

21) Inscription on the memorial tablet to Smith in the church of St. Peter Mancroft, Norwich. [1885, printed].

22) Photographs of the exterior and interior of St. Margaret's Church, Lowestoft, where Smith is buried.

23) Extract from Smith's will relating to the disposal of his collections, and letters relating thereto. [Modern copy made in 1926].

24) Tracings of signatures engraved as facsimiles in Lady Smith's Memoir of Smith, and a list thereof by her. 8 folios.

25) List of persons to whom presentation copies of the Memoir were sent, by Lady Smith, 2 folios.
Extent1 of 2 bound volumes
Related MaterialMS/313a
Finding_AidsW.Dawson Cat.of ms.Pt.1
Creator NameSmith, James Edward
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