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Grant of Administration.
Postmarked 21 June 1913.
Part of Bolingbroke Collection
Part of Bulwer of Heydon Family Papers
Inc. his attempts at procedural reforms and his own promotion, with comments on Edinburgh and national politics and news and refs. to ordering Scottish linen for Earle, the correct way to prepare haggis, his daughter's extravagance and return to Norwich. Inc. affidavit concerning smuggled silks left at his house by Captain Richard Walpole (son of Lord Walpole, who is frequently referred to) and an anonymous letter threatening him with Porteous' fate 'His Ex(ecutione)rs Are not All dead yet'.
Letters, J.G. Barnes of Oxford Street, London, and J. Moule of Edinburgh to John Carmichael of Litcham and J.G. Hopkirk of Edinburgh to Samuel King of Litcham concerning Carmichael's efforts to uncover information about his ancestors, probably in order to make a claim on the estate of Gerard Dusign who died in Bath in 1785
Dawson Turner; 1775-1858; banker, botanist, art and manuscript collector, antiquary; North Walsham and Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Part of Hare of Stow Bardolph Collection
Printed and coloured decoration.
Gives details season by season of grounds fished, catches, prices, numbers and types of vessels engaged, times of fleets leaving and returning, market information mainly London, the Baltic and the Mediterranean but one reference to America, the organisation of the industry including meetings of the fish merchants to fix prices and details of a wage agreement in 1821, Government bounties, the success of the Lowestoft, Cromer, and Southwold fisheries and the Dutch Fleet, occasional references to other catches including pilchards, mackerel and whale, the building of new curing houses during booms, losses at sea and the weather and the great gales of 1789, 1807, 1808, 1810, 1820 and 1821, statistics of numbers employed in the East Anglian fisheries in 1807, and records of catches and vessels per owner at Yarmouth in 1807-1813. There are frequent references to the success of the Erringtons' own boat the 'Neutral', and a general report of 1798 on the herring fisheries in Norway, Gothenberg, the Isle of Man, Ireland, Liverpool, Scotland, Yarmouth, Dover and Hastings is copied in. The document is in one hand throughout and watermarks dated 1821 and 1827 occur.