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Letter from Leighton Dalrymple, Lieutenant Colonel. Account of his visit to Wakefield and Leeds, including a description and sketch of John Blenkinsop’s Steam Locomotive 'Salamanca'
Translation in one volume of 'The Art of Metals (Ores) in which is taught the true method of treating by mercury those of gold and silver: the manner of smelting them all and how they are to be refined and separated from one another'
Letters patent granted to Thomas Clarke and John Varley for 'An improvement on the atmospheric system of propulsion which is also applicable to other motive purposes'
Volume entitled: "Arrete du Ministre des Travaux Publics portant reglement pour l'Ecole Nationale des Mines, Paris"
Letter from John Backhouse to his sister describing the opening train on the Stockton & Darlington Railway
Letters patent (no.361) to Samuel Webb Thomas for 'Improvements in Bicycles'
On parchment, with attached wax seal in can
Copy correspondence between John Wood, chairman of the Board of the Inland Revenue, and various parties regarding coffee and chicory, with reports
Autograph letter from William Brunton, Engineer, giving a description of his Steam Horse, Butterley Iron Works
Sketch books of drawings of fragments recovered from the shipwrecks of the Royal George and the Edgar
Catalogue of new double stars by F.G. W. Struve, annotated copy blonging to J.F.W. Herschel
Housed in a more modern box
Digital copy of manuscript of the engineer John Urpeth Rastrick, entitled: Common Place Book, produced in Shropshire
Original: • 171 pages (65 of these pages with diagrams), + 3 sheets (different sizes) laid in loosely Digital copy: • 206 TIFF files for digital preservation (9.35 GB) • 206 JPEG files for general use (751.5 MB)