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Volumes entitled: "The natural history of British shells including figures and descriptions of all the species hitherto discover'd in Great Britain systematically arranged ('in the Linnean manner')"
Collection of documents relating to the work of Marc Isambard Brunel, mainly concerning the Thames Tunnel
Volume entitled: "Some Account of Lewis Paul and his Invention of the machine for spinning cotton and wool by Rollers and his claim to such Invention to the exclusion of John Wyatt"
Collection of letters to Richard Trevithick, mainly concerning the design and efficiency of steam-engines
Letters patent granted to Thomas Farmer for 'Improvements in treating Pyrites to obtain Sulphur, Sulphurous Acid and other products'
Parchment, with attached (broken) wax seal in can, housed in a wooden/leather box
Portsmouth Dockyard notebook
Manuscript notebook with handcoloured sketches and a fold out plan at the back. The book is contained in a box.
Letters patent (no. 1216) granted to Joseph Webb for 'Improvements in Rotary Engines'
On parchment, with attached wax seal (broken) in can
The book "The Christian Visitor, on the Four Gospels" with flyleaf inscription by Florence Nightingale
Letters patent granted to Stephen Geary for 'Improvements in the preparation of fuel'
Manuscript on parchment, with attached wax seal (broken) in can
Manuscript entitled: "Catalogue of the Apparatus of Philosophical Instruments, in the Collection of Her Late Majesty Queen Charlotte, at the Observatory at Richmond in Surrey"
Scottish letters patent granted to Thomas Farmer for obtaining sulphur, sulphurous acid and other products from pyrites
A bound volume written in clerk's hand, presented by Henry Minchin Noad to Museum of Economic Geology
Diary of Jeremiah Head, railway engineer for Robert Stephenson and Co, part founder of Fox, Head and Co
Letters patent (no. 1684) granted to Henry Adams re his 'Invention for "A Revolving Ventilator'
Volume entitled: "A plan of a Course of Lectures on Arts and Manufactures, More Particularly Such as Relate to Chemistry by William Farish"
Letter describing the opening of the Liverpool & Manchester Railway and the death of Sir William Huskisson MP after being run down by the "Rocket"
Collection of letters and accounts relating to Richard Trevithick's patent on a portable high pressure steam engine
Accounts between Coates & Wright of Ingleton and Peel, Williams & Peel of Manchester regarding the purchase of two steam engines
Drawings of industrial sites and machine tools including one thought to be based on the Liverpool Road Railway station drawn c1830.
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'