Brett Collection

MS3/9/4 J. Hussey Syria Correspondence: Letter 8, Letter from Rev. John Hussey D. D. to Miss Charlotte Hussey at Thomas Hussey's Esq., Ashford, Kent. Written from Aleppo, 14th June 1779

MS3/9/4 J. Hussey Syria Correspondence: Letter 8, Letter from Rev. John Hussey D. D. to Miss Charlotte Hussey at Thomas Hussey's Esq., Ashford, Kent. Written from Aleppo, 14th June 1779

MS3/13B - Preamble to the Decision of the Official of the Archdeacon of London, Dispute, 1280

MS3/13B - Preamble to the Decision of the Official of the Archdeacon of London, Dispute, 1280

MS3/21B - Beginning of a “Compotus Manualis” (Front)

MS3/21B - Beginning of a “Compotus Manualis” (Front)

MS3/21B - Beginning of a “Compotus Manualis” (Back)

MS3/21B - Beginning of a “Compotus Manualis” (Back)

MS3/26B - Portion of a Minister’s Account, [Cooling], Co. Kent, 15th Century

MS3/26B - Portion of a Minister’s Account, [Cooling], Co. Kent, 15th Century

MS3/10C - Grant, Thomas Flemmyng, Knight (chivaler) to John De Pylkynton, 1403-4

MS3/10C - Grant, Thomas Flemmyng, Knight (chivaler) to John De Pylkynton, 1403-4

Small collection of miscellaneous papers and documents deposited by the Belfast solicitor, Sir Charles Brett (1839-1926). The collection consists of a variety of material, mainly of antiquarian interest, including books, extracts, manuscripts, and other documents relating principally to early English civil and ecclesiastical law, land and/or property in Yorkshire, c 1220-c 1600, and Wakefield, c 1763-1824, and the observations of the Rev T.J. Hussey on English birds, c 1828. The collection is also notable for a series of correspondence between Hussey and his daughter, Charlotte, during a stay in Aleppo, Syria from 1779-80 and an unexecuted grant of tithes, c 1145-53 from the Archbishop of Mainz.

Strengths

Antiquarianism

Physical characteristics

The collection comprises approx. 100 items consisting of manuscripts, correspondence, printed leaflets and pamphlets, legal documents and individual leaves from a variety of books of antiquarian interest, c 1145-c 1855.

Description or Catalogue

Brett Collection listing

Letters from John Hussey to Charlotte Hussey, 1779 - 1780 available in Digital Special Collections & Archives.

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1145
1855
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Closed
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Donation
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Added by Queen's University Belfast | Last updated on: 09 February 2018