Manuscripts and Special Collections

Tag: Duke of Newcastle

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A leopard in Nottinghamshire?

January 24th, 2011 at 12:01

The following extract comes from a letter written by the Duke of Newcastle to Mr Parr on 26th May 1828 from Portsmouth [ref: Ne6/E/4/21/2/12]. Parr, A leopard has been sent to me from India and it will leave London tomorrow by the train[?], directed to be left at Markham Moor. She is in a cage [...]

The archive chain challenge

March 8th, 2010 at 12:03

As we’ve already blogged, the start of the year has seen a number of new catalogues made available on our website and the work is always on going. I thought it might be a challenge to see if I could make a chain to link two of our new catalogues using just five jumps between [...]