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Phoenix Assurance and Insurance policies

(1) Proposals for loss or damage by fire for 'Mr Sandeman & others', 1811
(2) Conditions of insurance for the building of a chapel of one floor and gallery, in the name of Patrick Sandeman of Leith and 'for others', 1819

Alexander Hally (1786-1847)

(1) ‘Doutrina Christa ordenada á maneira de dialogo para ensinar os meninos’, [Christa Doctrine ordered in the form of dialogue to teach children], 1800
(2) Confirmation of Alexander Hally as consul for Sardinia, 1831 [Portuguese]
(3) Scrapbook album of ‘E Hally’ containing verses, illustrations of flora and fauna, views and portraits, 1835-1840
(4) Confirmation of Alexander Hally, 1837 [Portuguese]
(5) ‘Madeira Illustrated by Andrew Picken with a Description of the Island ‘, volume with plates of etchings and text, 1842 [damaged]
(6) ‘Recollections of Madeira dedicated to Mrs Geo[rge] Stoddart’, volume of lithographic prints, many by Andrew Picken [1840s] [damaged]
(7) Letter to Dr Halley, Leeds, from lawyers in Madeira relating to his father's estate papers, 1847
(8) Annotated copy of ‘In the Prerogative Court of Canterbury’ ‘In the Goods of Alexander Hally deceased’, and copy, detailing Hally’s executors, 1847
(9) Parchment, ‘Administration with will annexed as retained in papers of A&B of the Goods of Alexander Hally Esquire decd’ and accompanying letter, 1847
(10) Account of charges attending the administration of Hallys’ will, [1847]
(11) Inland Revenue Residuary Account of Hally’s estate, 1849

Harriet Chabot, nee Beek (c1780-1850)

(1) Duplicate copy of Mrs Chabot of Mexico’s will, 1847 and proved in Doctor’s Commons, 1854
(2) Statement re burial of James Chabot in Mexico, 1850
(3) Copy of Power of Attorney of Harriet Chabot, with letter, 1851
(4) Legal verification of translation of notary documents confirming Felipe Jacobo Chabot and Carlos Tilstone Beke as executors and heirs of Dona Enriqueta Beck de Chabot, with original and letters questioning the documents, 1851-1854

Phillip James Chabot (1801-1866)

(1) 'Oraisons funèbres de Fléchier’, 1803, inscribed PJ Chabot, 1825
(2) ‘Manual of Pharmacy’, 1825 inscribed to PJ Chabot [1842?] with annotations and notes
(3) Letter from Alfred Chabot to his half-brother PJ Chabot, describing his horrible voyage to Falmouth, 1838, with modern note
(4) Copy Trust deed between Charlotte Chabot (1782-1848) and Philip James Chabot and others, 1838
(5) Letters [3] Between PJ Chabot and John Washington concerning funding of Tilstone Beke expedition to Africa, 1840-1842,
(6) Letter ‘probably from Caroline, sister of PJ Chabot, from France’, 1842 [Damaged - reverse of document hidden as stuck down to board]
(7) Letters [11], many cross-written, from Caroline Chabot to Philip J Chabot, her brother, 1842-1854
(8) Sketch of Sarah Barbers Will’ with note, draft will, and modern genealogy note, 1851
(9) Testimonials for PJ Chabot to the Committee of the London Library, 1852
(10) Letters [2] to ‘Chabot’ from Mr Westwood concerning Mrs Beveridge's affairs, August 1852
(11) Letter to PJ Cabot [trustee of Sarah Barber’s will] re payment, 1852
(12) Letters {8} relating to Mrs Barber’s affairs, 1852-1855
(13) Letter to PJ Cabot denying accusations made regarding Mrs Beveridge’s affairs, 1854
(14) Particulars and conditions of sale [2] of properties on Lambeth Marsh, 1854
(15) Letters [11] to Philip James Chabot, referring to Dr Beke, 1855-1856
(16) Letter concerning Dr Beke’s books, 1855
(17) Letter from Thomas Watts at the British Museum referring to an enquiry from PJ Chabot about Dr Beke’s publication, 1855
(18) Letters [3] from EH Gower to PJ Chabot concerning forwarded mail, 1856
(19) Letters [3] from Emily Alston concerning her poor family relationships, her marriage and forthcoming trip, 1856
(20) Letters [11] between PJ Chabot and Fanny Cousens regarding Emily Alston, 1856, with modern notes
(21) Letter to Philip James Chabot from Malta re payments and forwarded mail. 1856
(22) Letters [2] by William Beek to PJ relating to finances, with modern genealogy note, 1856

Dr William Aurelius Harland (1822-1858)

(1) News cutting re Royal Asiatic Society, 1848,
(2) Letter to [Dr] Halley, introducing him to ‘my friend Marsh’ who has attacks of pneumonia, despite ‘being cupped & blistered’ and ‘taking Calomel & Opium’, 1850
(3) Letter to his father, telling of a patient on whom he’d operated for gangrene on the lung, and of a smallpox epidemic where he’s noticed vaccination means the English community are less afraid then the Americans, but Chinese and other local peoples are badly affected, 1852
(4) Notes on the Geology, Natural History, Climate, and Diseases of Hong Kong, July 1851’,
(5) Annotated obituary of Dr William Aurelius Harland of Hong Kong, 1858

Photographs

(1) Photographs with note as being from AG Low, ‘unidentified or with any certainty’, featuring places and people in various social and more formal settings, 1860s-1930s
(2) Photocards of fellow Cheltenham College pupils, c1869
(3) Photocards of AG Low as a youth to family man, 1872-1892
(4) Photocard and photographs featuring AG Low with others and of property at the Low's Ceylon Tea Plantation, [1880s?]
(5) Photograph of ladies and gentlemen at archery [club?], [19C]
(6) Framed collodion of AG Low and Annie Halley outdoors, [1890?]
(7) Photocard of AG and Annie Low, c1891
(8) Photocard of Annie Low holding Alexander Halley Low, 1892
(9) ‘AG and Annie Low’s family photograph album’, featuring a few prints of the Low's, but also other people, possibly of the wider family, and scenes, buildings and interiors, 19-20th C [fragile]
(10) Album 'Photographs' with loose photographs featuring Annie Low, the family, buildings and scenes, c1892-c1930 [fragile]
(11) Green photo album, 'Photographs', mostly featuring rural scenes, [early 1900s]
(12) Portrait photographs, some mounted, of AG Low, c1900-1930s
(13) Photographs of AG Low with family members, and of his siblings, nieces, nephews, and grandchildren, 1900’s-1950s
(14) Mounted photograph of people on open [carriage bus?], annotated ‘AG Low & flat cap 2nd row’, [1900s]
(15) Photographs of places, including Holland Park and the Dunster Meet, c1910-c1920
(16) ‘AMAT 1914’, [Sutherland} album, with some annotations, featuring people, scenes and buildings, 1914
(17) Annotated double photograph of the River Pus at Pusard, nd
(18) Packet: ‘AGL negs not yet printed from. Printed 16/9/26’ Negatives of scenic views
(19) AG and Annie Low while travelling including Egypt and Brazil, 1924-1930
(20) Alexander G and Annie Low at doorway of old building, with negative, [1930s]
(21) Kodak packet containing negatives featuring people [AG and ANNIE Low?] and packets of hair clippings from family members, and ‘Inscriptions in the cloisters of Cheltenam College’, ]20th cent]

Dr William Harland (1787-1866)

(1) Framed [damaged] photo of sketch of a young man ‘Dr William Harland of Scarborough 1787-1866’, nd
(2) Mounted photograph of portrait of elderly man, ‘Dr William Harland of Scarborough’, nd
(3) Sketches [2] of horse racing, post 1851, with modern note
(4) Letters [2] from JA Chaldecott relating to the death of Aurelius and outlining his plans of coming to England to settle the estate and visiting Scarborough, 1859
(5) Wm Harland Esqr MD deceased Analysis of Will and Codicils, post 1863

Financial papers

(1) Receipt for the administration of Alexander Hally’s will, 1847
(2) Notice of legacy duties to pay under Alexander Hally’s will, 1849
(3) Engraver’s receipts [2] for jewellery, 1861
(4) Note, copied from ‘The Times’, 1866 of the death of Major Kirkpatrick and his assets, nd
(5) Letter from Alexander Easton relating to an unknown payment, 1867
(6) Copy statement of assets of deceased Joseph Cragg with accompanying letter with accompanying note, 1868
(7) Stock exchange receipts with and notes of stock and related letter, 1869
(8) Letters [2] concerning buying and selling of shares, 1870
(9) Letters {2} between Dr Halley and ‘JSGK’ about risky shares, 1870

Photographs

(1) ‘The Clans’ folder containing 15 loose mounted photographic portraits of men, one annotated on reverse, ‘Dr Alexander Halley 1823-1875’, mid 19C
(2) Portrait of young man, annotated Dr Alexander John Halley, c1845
(3) Photocards [4] of Alexander Halley, dressed in kilts, c1850-c1860
(4) Mounted photographs [2] of man writing at table, annotated Dr Alexander John Halley, and modern copy, c1855
(5) Mounted photographs of children with suggested names on reverse, including Emmie Halley, Edward Halley, Katrina and Ronald Halley, late 19C

Profession papers

(1) News cutting listing candidates for the matriculation examination, including AJ Halley in 1st Division of passes, 1841
(2) Alexander Halley’s matriculation, lecture timetable, tickets and notes to attend lectures and examinations at University College London and Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, 1841-1843,
(3) Application by Halley for the post of physician at the Leeds Dispensary, with testimonials in his favour and accompanying notes and letters, including one whose rule is not to provide any testimonials to applicants, 1846
(4) Letter to Dr Halley, with invitation for the annual meeting and dinner to which all the physicians of Yorkshire attend, 1846
(5) Note confirming that Halley had studied obstetrics, 1853
(6) Draft reports of Dr Halley’s practical lecture at the Pathological Society, 1855
(7) ‘The Lancet’ [2], with report on Dr Halley’s paper on retention of a foetus, 1867
(8) Dr Halley’s copy of an Address by Lyon Playfair on Professional Education, 1873
(9) ‘Rules’, concerning the fees of rural and urban physicians, when to call in a surgeon, relations between partners and other principles, nd,

Correspondence

(1) Letters [70], from AJ Halley to his father living in Madeira, some written while on tour of Europe, with personal news, including his studies and exam successes, concerns about a mis-interpretation of one of his letters and his father’s health, worrying that ’you do not take exercise enough, you should go about more’ and writing him a ‘prescription’. Also mentions his 21st birthday celebrations, becoming an MD and moving from Edinburgh to London then to Leeds, his ‘money difficulties’, and ‘getting into practice’. Includes letter from his father agreeing that he ‘did right to break off your engagement with Miss H as it will probably be some years before you are in a situation to marry’, 1843-1847. With file of modern transcriptions of these and other correspondence, 1843-1855
(2) Letter, and ms duplicate, from Madeira to Dr Alexander Halley, Leeds, announcing his father’s death, 10 February 1847
(3) Letter from Ann Hally Williamson to AJ Halley referring to payments, Madeiran politics, and the death of Alexander Hally, 1847
(4) Letter to Dr Harland from Dr Halley, informing him of his expected prospects, that he is going to Madeira to sort his father’s estate and hoping ‘I shall have your full and cordial consent and cooperation in uniting’ him with ‘Dearest Emmie’, 1847
(5) Letters [33] to Dr Harland from Dr Halley with his general news, and referring to his medical practice, also several letters requesting and thanking his father in law for financial assistance. Includes letter referring to a brougham he and Emmie want to buy, a refutation of ‘several misapprehensions and errors’ about his financial state, but that his capital is ‘much smaller than my expectation led me to believe’, defending his financial behaviour and regarding his financial situation and prospects, with his accounts, 1850-1865
(6) Letters [2] from JW Marsh In Dublin about his health, 1851
(7) Letter to Dr [Harland] from Alexander Halley, favourably describing Mr Perry as an assistant, 1852
(8) Miscellaneous notes, including a riddle, 1854-1864
(9) Letter regarding collecting the rental due for 7 Harley Street, 1859
(10) Letters from JS Kirkpatrick and others, 1865, and between Elizabeth Kirkpatrick and Dr Halley, all concerning Sanders and Rose Kirkpatrick, 1871
(11) Correspondence and papers relating to Dr Halley’s interest in the Highlands, including letter to Dr Halley with verse in Gaelic, 1871, statement re University of Edinburgh’s Chair of Celtic Languages and Literature, with letter, 1873, letters [4] from the Highlander Office to Dr Halley and reply regarding his essay, 1873
(12) Letters [2] to Dr Halley from the Manse, Lundie & Fowlis, Dundee, concerning medical opportunities in Blairgowrie, 1873
(13) Guest list for ‘Dr Halley’s Party’, 1874

Personal papers

(1) ‘The Battle of Culloden April 16th 1746’, by A Heckit Delin and L.S, 18th century
(2) Notes, leaflet advertising ‘Magna Charta (sic) Island’ and part of Highland history news cutting, Article of reviews advertising a series of drawings by Signor P Priolo to illustrate the poems of Ossian, 1873, 1836-1873
(3) Dr Halley’s Celtic Lodge of Edinburgh & Leith and Grand Lodge of Scotland membership parchments, 1844-1845
(4) ‘Diary of a young MD’ with passport, 1845. Also transcript [2019]. Describes Alexander John Halley’s journey across Europe taken between June and November accompanying Benjamin Moccatta, his sponsor
(5) Membership certificate of the Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge for Dr Alexander Halley of London, 1848
(6) Certificate admitting Alexander Halley to the Highland Society of London, 1850 [damaged]
(7) Lists of Gaelic grammar and sentence constructions, with subscribers list for The Celtic & Gaelic Etymology, [1860s-1870s]
(8) Robert Inglis’ The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, inscribed ‘Alexander Halley Janry 1st 1868’
(9) Ms notes of ‘Reviews of Books’, [c1870]
(10) ‘Mountain Loch and Glen, illustrating our life in the Highlands’, by Joseph Adam, engravings and texts, 1870
(11) Letter and reply regarding Dr Halley’s appointment as Honorary President of the Gaelic Society, London, 1870
(12) Mauder’s ‘The Treasury of Knowledge’, 1870 inscribed ‘Alexander Hay Halley, 1872’
(13) Book of tartan patterns, inscribed ‘AH Halley MD from JSG Kirkpatrick 1871’
(14) ‘The Historical Geography of the Clans of Scotland’, including maps, 1872
(15) Music sheet of ‘I am asleep’, ‘The Highlands of Banffshire’ and ‘The Merry Making’, nd
(16) W& AK Johnston Ltd., The Scottish Clans & Their Tartans, nd
(17) Notebook, possibly written by Dr Halley, containing notes, lists, cuttings, medicinal and food recipes, riddles, and sketches, 1870s
(18) ‘The Highlander’ newspaper with Dr Halley’s obituary, also News cuttings [2] of Dr Halley’s obituary, 1875

Personal items

(1) Introductory letter, with transcript, from John Graham, Glasgow, to Mrs Low expressing his condolences on the death of her sister Harriet. 1852
(2) Letter to Mary Ann, with visiting card, from Gustav Crassemann with news of his engagement, 1855
(3) Purse containing Mrs AF Low visiting cards, newscutting and stamps, [post 1865]
(4) Mrs Low ‘at home’ card, [post 1865]

Papers

(1) Letter from Harriet to ‘Papa’ with her general news, [1867?]
(2) ‘Of the Imitation of Christ’, 1874 inscribed Harriet M Low, 1881 [fragile]
(3) Invitation to Miss Chabot to Harriet’s wedding, [1884]
(4) Thankyou letter to Edith Chabot for gift of a clock, 1884
(5) In Memoriam card for Harriet Mary, 'dearly beloved wife of AK Stewart', 1885

Charles Philip Chabot (1814-1881)

(1) Photocard portraits, many of Charles, and others sent to him from friends, 1873
(2) Extracts confirming births and baptisms of James, Harriet and Charles in Malta, 1814, with accompanying letter from Edith Chabot. Also letter confirming finding the marriage entry for James Chabot and Harriet Beek, 1878
(3) Copy of 1821 baptismal entry for George Stooks Chabot, with accompanying letter to CP Chabot, 1878
(4) Postcard to Charles from Malaga, 1881
(5) Lists of accounts of CP Chabot’s estate, 1881-1882
(6) News cutting notice to creditors of CP Chabot’s estate, 1882,
(7) Outline of Charles Chabot’s life, nd

Photographs

(1) Daguerreotype of seated young child, annotated as Harriet Mary Low’, [1862] [damaged]
(2) Daguerreotype of young child by seated, annotated ‘Little girl Harriet Mary Low as small child taken Mexico (or Texas?) ‘ [1862]
(3) Daguerreotype of young girl, ‘Harriet Mary Low (1859-1885)’ 1860s
(4) Photocards portraits of Harriet as a young woman [6], one in fancy dress, 1873-1879
(5) Large photocards of Harriet, c1876-1878
(6) Photograph of Harriet with unknown female c1880
(7) Photocard of Harriet and Alexander on their wedding day, 1884
(8) Photocards [2] of Harriet and Alexander, one with marriage announcement, 1884
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