Post-16th Century Manuscripts’ Catalogue

The Old Library’s manuscripts dating from 1600 onwards are listed here. These later manuscripts have been catalogued for Trinity Hall by Dr Elizabeth New. A few post-medieval manuscripts were catalogued by M R James in his A descriptive catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of Trinity Hall (Cambridge University Press, 1907) and his descriptions are also listed here.

Classmark Manuscript Date of Manuscript
MS.14 Institutiones juris Anglicani / John Cowell 17th century
MS.23 Statuta Academae Cantabrigiensis 18th century
MS.27 Commentarius in titulum De regulis juris / Thomas Eden 17th century
MS.30 Lives of Bateman and Chappell 18th century
MS.31 Tracts on marriage and divorce / Francis Dickens 18th century
MS.32 Sea terms and, Geographical tracts 17th century
MS.34 Five hundred points of husbandry, with housewifery / Thomas Tusser 19th century
MS.35.1-2 Life of Henry Fawcett (1833-1884) / Leslie Stephen 19th century
MS.37 Castellinaria and other Sicillian adventures / Henry Festing Jones 20th century
MS.38 Treatise upon the civil law 18th century
MS.39 Poems (1) / Thomas Ansell 18th century
MS.40 Poems (2) / Thomas Ansell 18th century
MS.41 Law lectures: Object of Law, lectures 10-13 / Thomas Bever 18th century
MS.42.1 Legal practice and precedents / John Lane 17th century
MS.42.2 Legal precedents / John Lane 17th century
MS.43.1 Miscellany on Admiralty and maritime law (1) 17th/18th century
MS.43.2 Miscellany on Admiralty and maritime law (2) 17th/18th century
MS.44.1 On marriage and divorce (1) / Francis Dickens 18th century
MS.44.2 On marriage and divorce (2) / Francis Dickens 18th century
MS.44.3 On marriage and divorce (3) / Francis Dickens 18th century
MS.44.4 On marriage and divorce (4) / Francis Dickens 18th century
MS.45.1 Of guardianship (1) / Francis Dickens 18th century
MS.45.2 Of guardianship (2) / Francis Dickens 18th century
MS.45.3 Of guardianship and curatorship (3) / Francis Dickens 18th century
MS.46.1 Of dominion, or property (1) / Francis Dickens 18th century
MS.46.2 Of dominion, or property (2) / Francis Dickens 18th century
MS.46.3 Of dominion, or property (3) / Francis Dickens 18th century
MS.46.4 Of dominion, or property (4) / Francis Dickens 18th century
MS.47 Of last wills and testaments / Francis Dickens 18th century
MS.48 Miscellaneous notes on natural law / Francis Dickens 18th century
MS.49 Of succession to an intestate estate / Francis Dickens 18th century
MS.50 On substitutions / Francis Dickens 18th century
MS.51 Cases and opinions on ecclesiastical law 18th century
MS.52 A history of England / Peter Calvert 18th century
MS.53 Inscriptio Sigea; with Chishull’s Commentary 18th century
MS.54 The steps of a cause 18th century
MS.56 Notes on government and law / Henry Sumner Maine 19th century
MS.70.1 Abstracts of Spanish dispatches concerning the divorce of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon, 1529-1533 20th century
MS.70.2 Abstracts of Spanish dispatches concerning the divorce of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon, 1534-1535 20th century
MS.72 Life of Sir Thomas Moore 20th century
MS.74 Heraldic visitations etc. 20th century
MS.75 Dictionary of notable Anglo-Saxon and Norman persons 19th/20th century
MS.76 Heraldry on church plate in Essex 20th century
MS.77 Orders for the government of the bedchamber and privy lodgings 17th century
MS.79.1 Genealogical notes of families in Cumbria and Westmorland (1) 20th century
MS.79.2 Genealogical notes of families in Cumbria and Westmorland (2) 20th century
MS.79.3 Genealogical notes of families in Cumbria and Westmorland (3) 20th century
MS.79.4 Genealogical notes of families in Cumbria and Westmorland (4) 20th century
MS.80 English heraldry 20th century
MS.81 Account of the trial, execution and burial of Mary, Queen of Scots 18th/19th century
MS.82 Extracts from The York Courant and The Yorkshire Chronicle 18th century
MS.83 Miscellaneous extracts from State Papers, The Gentleman’s Magazine etc. 20th century
MS.84 Extracts from The Gentleman’s Magazine related to criminal cases 20th century
MS.85 Cutting from the Book of St Albans 20th century
MS.86-86A The Gray Psalter ; Fragment of The Gray Psalter 20th century
MS.87 A memo of Our Holy Lords the Popes, from Innocent III – Innocent XIII 20th century
THPP/DIC Letter of Charles Dickens 15 October 1868

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