2113 - 2257 MANUSCRIPTS, AUTOGRAPHS, DOCUMENTS
- All lvs. (sl.) soiled. Owner's stamp on lower pastedown of portfolio; owner's entry on frontcover; covers discoloured.
= Incl. a notification of a changed position in the army.
= I.a. artists and architects: Lizzy Ansingh, Johannes Akkeringa, Pierre Cuypers, H.J. Evers, C.A. Lion Cachet, Jan Toorop, G.W. Dijsselhof, Rie Cramer, H. Haverman, P. van der Hem, W. Maris, Willem Witsen, J. Wijsmuller, Philip Zilcken; politicians: A. de Savornin Lohman, H.C. Dresselhuys, D.J. de Geer; musicians and composers: A. Diepenbrock, W. Mengelberg, Joh. Wagenaar; authors: Joh. Been, I. Boudier-Bakker, M. Emants, J. Fabricius, Willem Kloos, Top Naeff; scientists: P. Blok, R. Fruin, H.J. Hamburger, F.M. Jaeger, J.C. Kapteyn, C.A. Verrijn Stuart, Joh. D. van der Waals. And also Aletta Jacobs, Jac.P. Thijsse, Koos Speenhoff, Gerbrandus Jelgersma.
- Occas. sl. soiled, mainly caused by glue. Frontcover loose.
= Comprises i.a. Philips van Marnix van St. Aldegonde, Henriette gravin d'Oultremont, P.J.H. Cuipers, Jerome de Vries, Leenderd de Koningh, Isaac Commelin, Jacob van Lennep, Jan Tieleman, Jean Alberti, Mathieu Siegenbeek, Herman Tollius, W. Schmidt, Constant Huysmans and P. S. Schull.
- Frontwr. sl. waterstained in top outer corner.
= Listing the various monetary denominations and their relative values as well as giving examples of how to calculate prices in the various monetary units of Spain, Portugal, France, Germany, Denmark, Riga, Gdansk, Konigsbergen, Newa Pernauw and St. Petersburg, London, Archangelsk. At the end also some calculations on the costs and value of shipping vessel cargoes.
- Sl. fingersoiled; final lvs. sl. waterst. in outer margins; first lvs. sl. dam. in lower inner margin.
- Frontcover and first leaf loose; spine strengthened w. sellotape (loosening).
= Collection of prayers for the Prophet Muhammed.
- A few lvs. w. sm. holes.
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXX.
= Drawn up at the notary office of Jacob Belonje, concerning the legacy of Klazina Dingena van 't Sant, in life married to Cornelis Tak, school teacher in Ouderkerk a.d. IJssel.
- Numbering of leaves on verso shows that at least 8 leaves are lacking; vague stamp on inside of portfolio. Boxes worn, mainly on corners; covers foxed; traces of ticket on frontcover and paper ticket on spine.
= Curious and probably unique set of skilfully handpainted and calligraphed leaves, possibly by Joachim Hemsli (?) (name in pen on inside of one of the two boxes). The boxes and leaves are stamped (on verso) "Kunstwerkstatt/ Kassel-W. Moselweg".
- Binding sl. stained.
= Contemp. transcript of the poem by Jan Pawel Woronicz (1757-1829), bishop of Krakow, archbishop of Warsaw and poet.
- Three lvs. loose; trifle soiled. Covers sl. rubbed along extremities; joints starting to split.
= Interesting document, in which Harriet Ricardo, daughter in law of the well-known British economist David Ricardo, writes about her travels through Vienna, Germany and Italy. She writes about the weather, the accomodations, the food and how she feels. She visited numerous sights, such as the palace of Schönbrunn (Vienna), Schleißheim (Oberschleißheim) and Corsini (Rome), took many walks and enjoyed nature, for example by Lake Königssee. She also lists about who she corresponds with: i.a. Bertha, Jane, Mrs Ricardo, Mary Anne, Kate, David and Henrietta. Harriet was accompanied by a certain Mary, most likely her sister in law; she provides the only reference to her father in law, namely when she writes: ''Mary had a letter from David (...), with the good news that Kate has a little girl & is doing well''.
= One of several transcripts of Vroezen's famous and published account (1785) of the uproar in Rotterdam during the so-called "Rampjaar" in 1672.
= Some names mentioned: Cornelis Pieters Vroesen; Pieter Paludanus; Pieter Franken; one letter by Sara Stedius addressed to Louise van Solms concerning the mismanagement conducted by steward Knijff of which she is the supposed victim (dated 1661) and 7 documents concerning the brewery "'t Roode Ancker", dated between 1688 and 1818.
AND: 6 early 20th cent. letterpress and manuscripts documents, all concerning Rotterdam.
= A rare legal document issued by the notary Gerrit Drost for Jan Philip Daniel Scheidius, who wanted to sell his slave Lion or Leon to a J.C. Baud, who sells him in 1814 to L.C. von Ranzow (who was an officer of the Dutch army in the Dutch Indies), who sells him in turn in 1820 to T.W. Burslem (on Banca). All three transactions were for the amount of 150 guilders. Although Dutch slavery is mostly connected to the Americas, there were also many enslaved people in the Dutch Indies, partly from Africa, partly from Asia (i.a. low casts from India). This document was issued during the British rule over the Dutch East Indies between 1811 and 1816.
- Browned; blue ink stains on first leaf; sl. frayed.
= Thanking mr Boonzajer for a gift of geological items which will provisionally be kept at Haarlem, and stating that in the future the gift will be relocated to another location and be kept as "een blijvend cabinet" at one of the universities or polytechnics.
WITH a printed document on the same subject, dated 17 October 1856, SIGNED "[De Minister van Binnenlandsche Zaken] Simons" (this document concerns the relocation of the geological items).
= Provenance: Collectie Dr. J.G. de Lint.