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Raimondo Montecuccoli Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 103
  • Fonds
  • [18th century?]

These two volumes of Afforismi dell'Arte Bellica lasciati per eterna memoria del Gran Generale Principe Montecucoli are possibly extracts from his memoirs.

Montecuccoli, Raimondo, 1608-1681

Giacomo Leoni Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 51
  • Fonds
  • 1708

Leoni's manuscript of "Li cinque ordini dell'Architettura civile nelle Misre di Palladio con altri Studi..." was written in Dusseldorf in 1708, and illustrated with Leoni's own drawings. This treatise was never published.

Leoni, Giacomo

Coppenrath Collection of Voyageur Contracts

  • CA RBD MSG 1108
  • Collection
  • approximately 1732-1821

The Coppenrath Collection of Voyageurs Contracts for the North West Company partners contains 52 contracts for the period from approximately 1800 to 1821. These document the terms of engagement for men going into the North West . Voyageur contract...

John Mappin Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 1210
  • Fonds
  • 1733 - 2004

The fonds documents John Mappin’s occupation as an independent antiquarian book seller, his personal interest in the history of print and Canadian politics, and his personal achievements as an author. The wide variety of subject files found in thi...

Mappin, John, 1926-

Taylor White Collection

  • CA RBD MSG BW002
  • Collection
  • 1736-1759

The Taylor White Collection is comprised of 938 watercolour paintings of mammals, birds, fish, and reptiles. White, a British jurist, commissioned various artists of the day (including Charles Collins, Peter Paillou, Jacob Van Huysum, George Edwa...

White, Taylor, 1701-1772

Pierre Francois Sarrobert Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 727
  • Fonds
  • 1749-1755

Ce fonds comprend divers ordres militaires et d'autres documents et lettres dont les ordres de transfert du commandement au poste de Camouestigia à M. de St-Vincent (1754) et des ordres de faire une reconnaissance au Lac St-Sacrement et "...

Sarrobert, Pierre Francois, active 1749-1755

Thomas King Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 167
  • Fonds
  • 1765

Sparks: or, small poems morally turned (1765). Printed versions have been included, with manuscript corrections "preparatory for a more correct edition".

King, Thomas, 1730-1805

James Stanley Goddard Papers

  • CA RBD MSG 1244
  • Collection
  • 1767, after 1805?

The collection consists chiefly of a document written by Stanley Goddard detailing a 1766-1767 voyage by canoe from Michilimackinac up Lake Superior to the Mississippi. There is a docket title given on verso: "Copy of Mr. Goddard's Journ...

Goddard, James Stanley, -1795

Jean Baptiste de la Curne de Sainte-Palaye Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 34
  • Fonds
  • 1768

Six volumes des 'extraits concernant les Antiquités françaises par M. de la Curne de Ste Palaye...et M. Secousse...copiés sur leurs manuscrits'.

Saint-Palaye, Jean Baptiste de la Curne de, 1697-1781

Edward Jerningham Fonds

  • CA RBD MSG 159
  • Fonds
  • approximately 1770

"Yarico to Inkle", with Marlay's" Prologue to the Begger's Opera" and Father Francis' "Prayer to Saint Agnes" comprise Jerningham's papers.

Jerningham, Edward, 1727-1812

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