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Tri biorghaoithe an bháis

Manuscript of Geoffrey Keating's devotional work Tri biorghaoithe an bháis (Three shafts of death) in Irish, copied around 1650. Wanting pages 1-15. The manuscript is written on laid paper with watermarks (see for example pages 138-139). The leaves are bound in two pieces of leather with leather thongs, no spine.

Keating, Geoffrey, 1570?-1644?

Nuadhfoclóir bogcruaideach

Consists of a fragment from a copy of an Irish disctionary or lexicon (foclóir). Begins with the entry "Ab" ands with the entry for "Coibic." Manuscript copied in 1706. Cover wanting. Contains a manuscript title-page with inscriptions of former owners. Text in two columns.

François Lefebvre de (dit) Bellefeuille

Papers (16) of François Lefebvre de (or "dit" Bellefeuille), including a certificate of baptism, two receipts, a promissory note, on acte de donation concerning the Seigneurie of Pabas and a ratification of sale. Also present are letters from Jean Lanne (a merchant of Bayonne), René Berrey, Antoine Pascaud (a colonial merchant, married Elisabeth Hertel de Cournayer) Georges Lefebvre de Bellefeuille, Genevieve Lefebvre d'Angeac & Charles-Gabriel-Sébastien de l'Espérauce, all concerned with either trade or family news, as well as a letter from Antoine Lefebvre de Bellefeuille concerning his captivity during the American Revolution.

Streamertail, male

Drawing of a Long-tailed Green Hummingbird?; Green-headed Carib Black-capped Hummingbirds m.; [modern geographical distribution: Jamaica. Attributed to Edwards, George, 1694-1773]; Ruby-throated Hummingbird m. Ruby-throated Hummingbird f. [modern geographical distribution: the United States, Canada East of Rockies, the Canadian Prairies, Mexico, and Central America] from 18th century specimens.

Edwards, George, 1694-1773

Voyageur contract for Jean-Baptiste Chauvin

Contract between Jean-Baptiste Chauvin and the Montreal outfitter Joseph Trottier Desruisseaux. The contract outlines Chauvin's agreement to travel to Illinois country and trade among the Tamarois people for the winter 1732-33 for the payment of 150 livres of beaver fur and half of the profits of his trades.

Birds Volume 2 Manuscript Notes

Consists of loose leaf manuscript notes in various hands (predominantly Taylor White's) describing the birds depicted in Volume 2. Transcriptions and English translations of individual notes are provided within the record for each animal.

White, Taylor, 1701-1772

Birds Volume 3 Manuscript Notes

Consists of loose leaf manuscript notes in various hands (predominantly Taylor White's) describing the birds depicted in Volume 3. Transcriptions and English translations of individual notes are provided within the record for each animal.

White, Taylor, 1701-1772

Birds Volume 8 Manuscript Notes

Consists of loose leaf manuscript notes in various hands (predominantly Taylor White's) describing the birds depicted in Volume 8. Transcriptions and English translations of individual notes are provided within the record for each animal.

White, Taylor, 1701-1772

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