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Assorted legal documents from Continental Europe

Call Number: MS 220

A collection of unrelated legal documents from different countries and other political entities in continental Europe, dating from approximately the 1300s to the early 1800s. Documents come from Germany, Austria, the Holy Roman Empire, Iberia, Italy, France, Belgium, and unknown geographic locations.

Dates: 14th century-early 19th century

Collection of Accounts of Political and Governmental events

Call Number: MS E205

Collection of 72 separately written accounts of Parliamentary debates, political law-cases, diplomatic correspondence, etc., bound together in two volumes. Most (perhaps all) are near-contemporary copies of the originals.

Dates: Events date from 1558-1640; writings separately copied 17th century (nearly contemporary)

Recueil de pièces concernant le Jansénisme,etc.

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C86

51 manuscripts or printed tracts or extracts in Latin or French, bound together. They are mostly concerned with theological discipline and many with the Sorbonne.

Dates: approximately 1680

Remarques sur l'Analyse du Traitté d'Hanovre, 1725-1726

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P536

Unbound political-legal tract: possibly a late draft

Dates: After September 3, 1725

Robert B. Riss Collection

Call Number: MS 331

The collection includes several photographs, personal and professional letters, and other writings by authors, artists, American presidents, nobility, royalty, and other notable persons from the United States, British Isles, and Continental Europe, compiled by Robert B. Riss. English translations for some of the writings in other languages are included, as well as some labels and bookseller information. Links to digital versions for most items in this collection are also included.

Dates: approximately 1400-1949

Sotheby Family Papers

Call Number: MS 4

This collection consists of family papers, correspondence, bound books, and various other material of the Sotheby family of Pocklington, Yorkshire, England

Dates: 1650 - 1900

Star Chamber collection

Call Number: MS 155

Collection of volumes and loose items pertaining to the Star Chamber, a court that existed in England at the Palace of Westminster from approximately the 15th century through 1641, when it was abolished by the Long Parliament.

Dates: 1568 - 1641

Voiage d'Italie faict en 1660 et 1661.

Call Number: MS E113

Book: travel-book. Late draft, with corrections. Full Title: Voiage d'Italie faict en 1660 et 1661 mesle de plusiurs traicts d'histoire, de geographie, de morale, et de poesie tires des meilleurs poetes auec la fondation des uilles, et une exacte description de tout ce quil y a de plus remarquable.

Dates: 1660-1661 (probably)

XII Colloques ou dialogues escrits pour l’usage, et l’exercice en la langue francoyse, du M[onsieu]r George Frederic Comte de Solms

Call Number: MS B27

This collection is a single volume of dialogues to teach a German prince French and manners. It includes 12 dialogues in French, each with a French-German appendix (consisting of a Nomenclature [vocabulary], a Phraseologia, a list of proverbs, verses, etc.). Most dialogues reflect a young nobleman's daily life.

Dates: 1634 or 1635