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Guide to the Isaac Foot Collection
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Biographical Materials

Box 1: 1

Biographical Materials (includes newspaper clippings, obits, programs, book jackets - mostly by/about Isaac Foot but some material relating to other members of the Foot family), ca. 1933-1964

 

Manuscripts

 

Books and Bookselling

Box 1: 2

Books and Bookselling (mainly notes on authors, books, the book trade, printing, probably relating to books in the Foot Collection), n.d.

 

Correspondence

Box 1: 3

A-L, ca. 1708-1950

Box 1: 4

M-Z, ca. 1671-1958

Box 1: 5

Addison, Joseph (1672-1719). 1 ALS. Whitehall, 1 May 1708.

Box 1: 6

Argyll, John Campbell, Second Duke of. 1 ALS, beginning with "May It Please Your Majesty." Edinburgh, 1705.

Box 1: 7

Burke, Edmund (1729-1797). 3 ALS, 12 July 1781, 7 May 1796, 13 Jan. [?].

Box 1: 8

Burney, Charles (1726-1814). 1 ALS, 18 Jan. 1801.

Box 1: 9

Casaubon, Isaac (1559-1611). 1 ALS [with translation from Latin]. London, 1 Sept. 1611.

Box 1: 10

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor (1771-1834). 1 ALS to Miss F. Kelly. 28 May 1828.

Box 1: 11

Cornbury, Henry Hyde, Viscount (1710-1753). 1 ALS. London, 18 July 1740.

Box 1: 12

Danby, Thomas Osborne, First Earl of (1631-1713). 2 ALS, 7 Nov. 1692, 20 June 1693.

Box 1: 13

Fletcher, John William (1729-1785). 1 ALS to John Wesley. 27 Oct. 1760.

Box 1: 14

Fox, Caroline (1819-1871). 1 ALS, thanking friend for present of Falmouth, 19 March [?].

Box 1: 15

Fox, Charles James (1749-1806). 1 ALS, saying he does not see anything that inclines him to return to the House of Commons. London, Oct. [?].

Box 1: 16

Godolphin. Sidney, Earl of (1645-1712). 1 ALS. Windsor, 4 July 1709.

Box 1: 17

Gosse, Edmund William (1849-1928). 1 ANS. [London], n.d.

Box 1: 18

Harrison, Frederic (1831-1923). 22 ALS and ANS. 1880s-1900s

Box 1: 19

Harrison, Frederic (1831-1923). Holographic Introduction to Carlyle's Past & Present

Box 2: 1

Hogarth, Georgina. 3 ALS. London, 1885.

Box 2: 2

Hume, Joseph (1777-1855). 1 ALS. London, 25 March 18[29?].

Box 2: 3

Kaye, Edmund. 1 ADS, n.d.

Box 2: 4

King, Jerome. 4 ALS, 1706-1711.

Box 2: 5

Leeds, Duke of. 1 ANS, 4 Aug. 1717.

Box 2: 6

Louis, Thomas (1759-1807). 1 ALS to Lady Hamilton. 15 June 1801.

Box 2: 7

Mencken, H. L. 3 TLS, 1947, and 2 TL, signed by Mencken's secretary, 1955, to Idwal Jones.

Box 2: 8

Minister's Commonplace Book. Bound volume, early 18th century.

Box 2: 9

Moore, John (1761-1809). 1 ALS to Sir Richard Bickerton Bart. Rosetta, 16 June [1801].

Box 2: 10

Patmore, Coventry Kersey Dighton (1823-1896). 1 ALS to Brett [?]. London, 10 Jan. [18]65.

Box 2: 11

Pitt, William (1759-1806). 1 ALS, to Viscount Townshend. 16 Sept. 1785.

Box 2: 12

Pope, Alexander (1688-1744). 1 letter book, ca. 1716.

Box 2: 13-14

Quiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas (1863-1944). "Humours of the Duchy" AMS and 7 ALS, most to [Isaac] Foot, ca. 1893-1943; also 4 ALS from Foy Quiller-Couch to Foot, 1944-1947; also 2 TLS from Bristol publisher to Rev. T. J. Hardy, 1923, re Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch writings.

Box 2: 15

Rogers, Samuel (1763-1855). 12 ALS and ANS, n.d.; also 1 engraving of Samuel Rogers.

Box 2: 16

Romilly, Samuel (1757-1818). 1 ALS to his children, n.d.

Box 2: 17

Royal Anglesea Fusiliers. 2 documents, 1801.

Box 2: 18

Sassoon, Siegfried (1886-1967). 1 ALS, 1942, and 1 ANS, n.d.

Box 2: 19

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley (1751-1816). 1 ALS to his wife, n.d.

Box 2: 20

Stanhope, Philip Henry, 5th Earl of (1805-1875). 1 ALS, 12 May [?].

Box 2: 21

Temple, William (1628-1699). 2 ALS, 1668-1669.

Box 2: 22

Warhol, Andy. 1 typescript copy of an excerpt from Cock, a novel, n.d.

Box 2: 23-24

Wesley, Samuel (1766-1837). 2 ALS to Charles Burney. 30 Nov. 1799 and 12 May 1800.

Box 2: 25

Wesley, Sarah (1759-1828). 1 ALS from Adam Clarke, 29 May 1807, and 1 ALS to Mr. Entwisle, 11 Oct. 1829.

Box 2: 26

Wesley Family Letter Book. Items are listed in the order in which they appear in the book. Inside cover has Sarah Wesley's name and date of Mar. 1822.

 

1.  Wesley, Charles (son of Samuel Sebastian Wesley). 1 ANS acknowledging receipt of money. Winchester, 27 Oct. 1862.

 

2.  Farmer, Thomas. 1 ALS to [?] Dickinson. Kent, 17 Sept. 1829.

 

3.  Wesley, Samuel (1662-1735; rector of Epworth). 1 manuscript sermon, n.d.

 

4.  Wesley, John (1703-1791). 1 manuscript sermon, n.d.

 

5.  Wesley, John (1703-1791). 1 receipt, 2 Mar. 1781.

 

6.  Wesley, Charles (1707-1788). 1 manuscript hymn, n.d.

 

7.  Wesley, Charles (1757-1834). 1 ALS, to Miss Tooth, 10 Mar. 1829.

 

8.  Wesley, Mrs. Sarah (Gwynne) (1726-1822). 1 ALS to her daughter, Tues. [?].

 

9.  Wesley, Miss Sarah (1759-1828). 1 ALS to Miss Tooth. Wed., 5 Oct. [1803?].

 

10.  Wesley, Charles. 1 receipt. 3 Oct. 1780.

 

11.  Wesley, Samuel (1766-1837). 1 ALS to his mother. Mon., 28 Aug. [?].

 

12.  Wesley, Charles. 1 receipt. 7 May 1777.

 

13.  Wilberforce, William, M.P. 1 ALS to Mrs. Charles Wesley, 28 Aug. 1806.

 

14.  Bradford, Joseph. 1 receipt, 2 Mar. 1781.

 

15.  Pawson, John (1737-1806). 1 receipt, 30 June 1780.

 

16.  Butterworth, Joseph, M.P. 1 ALS to W. Dickinson, 23 May 1820.

 

17.  Butterworth, Joseph, M.P. 1 ALS to Miss Sarah Wesley, 24 Apr. [?].

 

18.  Atlay, Joh. Receipt, 2 Apr. 1781.

 

19.  Richardson, John. 1 receipt, 13 Nov. 1781.

 

20.  Hastings, Selina (countess of Huntingdon, 1707-1791). 1 ALS to Charles Wesley, n.d.

 

21.  Coke, Thomas (1747-1814). 1 receipt, 13 Oct. 1780.

 

22.  Bunting, Jabez (1779-1858). 1 autograph, with verse from Bible (1 John iv. 19), 10 Sept. 1844.

 

23.  [Hall, Sarah (Wesley) (1706-1791)]? 1 manuscript prayer, attributed to Sarah Hall, 12 Aug. 1799.

 

Miscellany

Box 2: 27

Miscellany (mainly letters to Foot), ca. 1920s-1940s

Box 3-6

Foot Collection Files

Additional Note

Lists and correspondence about the contents, acquisition, and distribution of the collection to the five UC campuses.
 

Pamphlets

Box 7: 1

An Account of Various Particulars Relative to the Demise of the Crown... (London, 1760).

Box 7: 2

Dawson, Thomas. Desceptatio epistolaris de Colestibuts Testimoniis 1 Joh. v.7... (London, 1734).

Box 7: 3

Great Britain. Parliament. Acts and Ordinances (arranged chronologically). An Act for the further Security of His Majesties Person... (London, 1715).

Box 7: 4

Great Britain. Parliament. Acts and Ordinances (arranged chronologically). Great Britain. Parliament. Acts and Ordinances (arranged chronologically). An Act for taking away and abolishing the Heretable Jurisdictions in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland... (Edinburgh, 1746).

Box 7: 5

Great Britain. Parliament. Acts and Ordinances (arranged chronologically). An Act for regulating the Commencement of the year; and for correcting the Calendar now in Use (Edinburgh, 1751).

Box 7: 6

Great Britain. Parliament. Acts and Ordinances (arranged chronologically). An Act of Parliament for regulating the Militia for the Tower-Hamlets (London, 1796).

Box 7: 7

Great Britain. Parliament. A Bill for Regulating Houses, or other Places, kept for the Purpose of Slaughtering Horses. (N.p., 1786).

Box 7: 8

Hayter, Thomas. Articles to be Enquired of, in the Visitation of the Worshipful Thomas Hayter... (N.p., 1735).

Box 7: 9

His Majestie's Declaration to all His Lovings of His Kingdom of England and Dominion of Wales, Concerning Ecclesiastical Affairs (London, 1660).

Box 7: 10

Histoires des Revenans..., Vol. 2 (Paris, 1808).

Box 7: 11

The History of the Works of the Learned. Or, An Impartial Account of Books Lately Printed in All Parts of Europe... Vol. 1. (London, July 1699).

Box 7: 12

Minutes of the Examination of Mr. Alexander Kilham, before the General Conference in London... (London, 1796).

Box 7: 13

An Occasional Paper of Retractions, Vol. III, Numb. I (London, 1718).

Box 7: 14

The Overture anent Planting vacant Parishes... (Edinburgh, 1732).

Box 7: 15

A Particular Account of the Dreadful Catastrophe which Occurred at the Boat Company's Wharf (Nottingham, 1818).

Box 7: 16

Silius Italicus, Tiberius Catius. De Bello Punico secundo ([Amsterdam, 1620 or 1638]).

Box 7: 17

Simson, John. Depositions in Professor's Simson Affair, Class'd according to the Different Articles of the Libel, with the Passages which concern it in the Professor's Papers (Edinburgh, 1727).

Box 7: 18

Wesley, John. [ Illustrations of His Life], 23 engravings (N.p., n.d.).

Box 7: 19

Williams, W. A Check to the Delusive and Dangerous Opinions, of Baron Swedenborg, and Other Mystical Writers... (High-Wycombe, 1797).

 

Oversize

 

Bible Leaves

Box 8

1530-1548

Box 9

1549-1550

Box 10

1551-ca. 1574

Box 11-12

1611

 

Miscellany

Box 12: 1

1 ink sketch of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, by Daniel Maclise, from Mr. East's Collection, n.d.

Box 12: 2

1 printed document - "An Account of the Amount of the Duties charged on Sweets, from the Year 1720 to the present Time..." (London, 1786).