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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.

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.

Gosander [female]

Drawing of a female Common Merganser--also known as a Goosander--from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: North America, Europe, and Asia].

Collins, Charles

Pheasant [male]

Drawing of a male Common Pheasant from a 18th century specimen [modern geographical distribution: widespread across Northern Hemisphere; also found in Australia and New Zealand].

Collins, Charles

Common Crossbill

Drawing of a pair of male and female Red Crossbills--also known as Common Crossbils--from 18th century specimens [modern geographical distribution: North America, Europe, and Asia].

Collins, Charles

Reed Bunting

Drawing of a pair of male and female Reed Buntings from 18th century specimens [modern geographical distribution: Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia, and Northeast Asia].

Collins, Charles

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