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Cambridge Excise Fine Book; Suffolk sketchbook

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8801

Scope and Contents

Register of fines in Cambridge, 1776-1780, detailing offenders, informers, justices, offences, fines and dates. The volume also contains sketches of scenes, possibly around Lowestoft, Suffolk. The sketches include Gisleham Church, 2 unidentified churches, 'Sparrow's Nest' (a house), Flaxton Abbey, fishing boats and coastal scenes. The book also contains a newscutting from the Surrey standard, 2 February 1867, 'The late calamity in Regent's Park' by W.B.L., a poem.


  • Creation: 1776-1867

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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Mr & Mrs Harry Mitchell, 1989

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Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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