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Correspondence file concerning the Royal Court House, includes pictures, gifts, the charters, inventories of paintings belonging to the Island and the States Chambers, includes correspondence by Walter Ouless from 1867
Date: 18 June 1867 - 17 August 1982
Correspondence file concerning the Royal Court House, includes pictures, gifts, the charters, inventories of paintings belonging to the Island and the States Chambers
Date: 17 July 1976 - 18 February 1986
Correspondence file concerning the portrait of the Queen resulting from the Silver Jubilee appeal
Date: 6 September 1977 - 30 March 1987
Official correspondence with index. Subjects include: an arsenal for St Helier Battalion; the library; registration; buoy near Chausseys; importation of French cattle from Guernsey; the census; export of grain; oyster fishing; heating in the Royal Court; punishment of crime; resignation of Jurat Philip de Carteret; protestant dissenters; distilleries and the trade in spirits; distressed seamen from the wreck 'Medusa'; dock dues; dredging; gas lighting in St Helier; extente of 1331; book entitled 'The Fortress'; gunpowder; improvements to St Helier harbour; exports from Mont Orgueil harbour; Jurat Le Couteur; maintenance of Kempt and Lewis Towers at St Ouen; sending lunatics to England or France and lunatics in the General Hospital; magazines; mails between England and the Channel Islands; marriage of Queen Victoria; sale of land from Jean and Thomas Perchard for Beresford Street market; painting of the laying of the foundation stone at St Helier harbour by G S Reynolds; petition against French imports; petition from the inhabitants of Gorey concerning fishing; better regulation of the prison; quakers and moravians; hoisting the yellow flag of quarantine; the Savings Bank and foreign vessels
Date: 13 March 1837 - 15 November 1847
Official correspondence with index. Subjects include: auditors' reports; Royal Sanitary Institute annual congress; absences from militia training camp; T B Davis' offer to build a hall at Victoria College and gift of portrait of George V; the British Union of Fascists; use of the Royal arms in the new Forum cinema; petition of the British Women's Temperance Association; annual report on the militia; resolutions of the Chamber of Commerce on colporters and the airport; Globocapital Corporation; import duties; civil registration; Jersey Free Church Council resolutions; Jersey Blind Society petition for incorporation; lotteries; Jersey Housing Association on the lack of workmen's houses; Cyril Raymond Baker's petition concerning his garage business; Jersey Schools Trust concerning Jersey College for Girls; petition of the Jersey Waiters Association; agreement relating to telephones; the Workmen's Compensation Act
Date: 22 January 1932 - 21 December 1935
Series of slides entitled Jersey In the Making used in an audio visual display, undated. Illustrations include: view of Elizabeth Castle, portion of the Bayeux Tapestry, Grosnez Castle arch, Fisherman's Chapel at St Brelade, Mont Orgueil Castle, St Ouen's manor, Bailiff's chair in the States Chamber, St Aubins, painting of the death of Major Pierson, Archirondel and St Catherine's, the railway, German soldiers marching, and Corbiere
File relating to Artists and their work - Historical. This includes renovations, loans etc but does not include insurance. This correspondence file relates to the acquisition, organisation and restoration of States owned pictures and frames as well as stamp collections. This file predominantly deal with a bequest from the Le Maistre family.
Date: 1946 - 31 December 1968
File relating to Artists and their work - Historical. This includes renovations, loans etc but does not include insurance. This correspondence file relates to the acquisition, organisation and restoration of States owned pictures and frames as well as stamp collections and postcards. These items are all of historical interest to Jersey and some correspondence relates to a bequest from the Le Maistre family.
Date: 1 January 1969 - 31 December 1971
File relating to Artists and their work - Historical. This includes renovations, loans etc but does not include insurance. This correspondence file relates to the acquisition, organisation, storage and restoration of States owned pictures and frames. These items are all of historical interest to Jersey and some correspondence relates to a display at Fort Regent, a bequest from the Le Maistre family and 'The Jersey Lillie'.
Date: 1 January 1972 - 31 December 1976
File relating to Artists and their work - Historical. This includes renovations, loans etc but does not include insurance. This correspondence file relates to the acquisition, organisation, storage and restoration of States owned pictures and frames. These items are all of historical interest to Jersey and some correspondence relates to a display at Fort Regent, a Millais exhibition and 'The Jersey Lillie'.
Date: 1 January 1977 - 31 December 1979
Customs file relating to an investigation into the under valuation of paintings at export from Jersey, and the import and export of paintings and china between Jersey, the United Kingdom and Norway. Includes correspondence, invoices, company information, import entry forms, and interview records
Date: 13 January 1986 - 2 March 1989
Customs file relating to Guernsey Customs. Includes correspondence concerning a shipment of household effects, paintings, copies of the Open General Import Licence, and amendments to the Licence
Date: 1 March 1982 - 17 March 1989
Customs file relating to the United Kingdom Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). Includes correspondence concerning export licences for paintings, coins, books, fibreglass sheeting, antiques, diamonds, aircraft, helicopters, and aircraft engines and parts. Also includes correspondence relating to a draft note for British exporters to Jersey, a South African company, export licences for Southern Rhodesia [Zimbabwe], market research services provided to Island firms, and radio investigation services. In addition, the file also contains copies of legislation including the Overseas Investment Act 1972, the International Finance, Trade and Aid Act 1972, and the Export Guarantees Act 1975
Date: 10 February 1972 - 2 January 1990
Will and Testament of John Le Couteur of Belle Vue, St Brelade, F.R.S., Viscount of Jersey, Aide de Camp to Her Majesty the Queen and Adjutant General of the Royal Jersey Militia. Dated 18/03/1857. Bequeaths to John Halkett Le Couteur a number of family heirlooms including the great seal, in silver, of the island of Curaçao, various items in silver presented by the States of Jersey and Guernsey, a gold coronation medal presented by King William IV, a gold coronation medal presented by Queen Victoria, a silver Medaille d'Honneur presented by the Academie de l'Industrie, Agricole, Manufacturière et Commerciale (1838), a silver medal from the Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (1840), a bronze prize of the Great Exhibition (1851), an Enfield rifle (1852) and the following paintings; 'Charles I' by Peters, 'The Bacchanalian' by Etty, 'The Girl with Dove' by Baillif of Paris, 'The Girl' by Grouse, two Morlands, two views in Italy by Wilson, 'The Girl' by Gainsborough, three watercolours of Waterloo by Heath. To Ann Luce, Allimcot Cottage. Codicil added 16/03/1868. Bequeaths to Harriet Le Couteur and Mary Sumner Belgian stock. Desires his landed property and Fief d'Orville et du Prieur to be divided according to Jersey law. Codicil added 04/02/1873. Records the death of his wife and John Halkett Le Couteur, his son. Bequeaths to the Reverend Harry Le Couteur Sumner the Fief d'Orville et du Prieur upon which stands St Peter's Church. Codicil added 25/02/1873. Bequeaths to Harry Le Couteur a Russian prayer book obtained by the testator's son at the fall of Sevastopol, and the seal and oar of Viscount of Jersey. Codicil added 26/02/1873. Bequeaths to Maude Sumner the 'Intellectual Observer and the Student', to Blanche Sumner 'Illustration Harticole'.
Date: 4 January 1876
Will and Testament of Harriet Fothergill of La Chaire, St Martin. Dated: 07/11/1883. Bequeaths to Henry Curtis, Emmas Curtis and Georgiana Burleigh, shares in Leeds and Liverpool Canal. To William Curtis, the interest on the sale of La Chaire for life, to Henry Fothergill a small cabinet picture by Cipriani and a small oil painting of cattle by G W Fothergill, to Henry Curtis and oil painting by Arthur Hill and a set of Curtis' botanical magazine. Codicil added: 16/08/1887. Bequeaths to Thomas Sharman, 9 vols of the British Encyclopaedia.
Date: 22 August 1888
Testament of Jane Touzel of d'Hautrée, Spinster. Dated 2/11/1889. Desires the family portraits and an oil painting of Mont Orgueil Castle by Young, bequeathed to the testators father by General Sir George Don, to remain in the family house at d'Hautrée. Bequeaths to the Jersey Public Library books left to her by the Rev.Philip Aubin.
Date: 11 April 1893
Testament of William Collie of Skene, Aberdeen, now of Belmont House, St Helier, portrait painter. Dated 18/07/1883. Bequeaths to William Collie Murison all paintings and drawings, to Robert Mitchell Murison his painting ''Report of Juries'' with medal and certificate of having been an Exhibitor at the Great Exhibition of 1851, to William Starck Shakespeare's works in ten volumes, to Philip Starck Barr's Buffron with supplement in ten volumes, to Brown Starck ''London Interiors Illustrated'' and Shakespeare's works in one volume, to the Art Gallery about to be formed in Aberdeen various portraits including copies of Sir Daniel Macnee's work and studies from Van Dyke.
Date: 17 April 1896
Will and Testament of Robert James Cain, Fauvic, Grouville. Dated 18 June 1909. Bequeaths to Ethel Mary Gray the oil painting ''Boy selling matches'' by Daniels; to William Harold Cain an oil painting of his father by Redman; to Alexander Bertram Cain the water colour ''Woodville'' by C O'Neil; to George Turner Cain a framed portrait of his father by Roberts of Llandrindrod and of his mother by Mowl and Morrison, Liverpool. 1 booklet; 1 paper (French)
Date: 16 October 1909