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Northumberland, Hugh Percy Duke of 1742-1817

Overview
Works: 136 works in 235 publications in 4 languages and 1,664 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Anecdotes  Records and correspondence  Funeral sermons  Sermons  Bibliography  Pictorial works  Prescriptions, formulae, receipts, etc  Humor 
Roles: Author, Dedicatee
Classifications: E275, 973.3410924
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Military collections and remarks by Robert Donkin( )

8 editions published in 1777 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters of Major General Lee : to the Right Honourable Earl Percy, and Major General John Burgoyne. : With the answers by Charles Lee( )

9 editions published in 1775 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters of Hugh, Earl Percy, from Boston and New York, 1774-1776 by Hugh Percy Northumberland( Book )

5 editions published between 1902 and 1972 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trials for adultery, &c. : the Rt. Hon. Hugh Baron Percy against the Rt. Hon. Anne Baroness Percy, libel given in the 27th of May, 1778 by Hugh Percy Northumberland( )

1 edition published in 1778 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Percy, a tragedy. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden by Hannah More( Book )

1 edition published in 1778 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Alchemical compendium]( )

10 editions published in 1797 in 4 languages and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructions for alchemical processes such as transmutation, sublimation, and multiplication, with practical applications such as curing diseases (p. 15), embalming bodies (p. 31), and neutralizing viper venom and poisonous black hellebore (p. 34). Includes an alphabetical index (p. 631-642)
Atalanta; a poem. Canto I by Colvill( Book )

1 edition published in 1777 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on C.J. Sauthier and Lord Percy : with a listing of maps of the State of New York drawn by Simeon De Witt and David H. Burr by Mark Babinski( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of the principles and duties of natural religion : two books by John Wilkins( Book )

1 edition published in 1675 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theosophic and cabalistic tracts translated from the Latin edition by Robert Fludd( Book )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Rainsford's English translation of the first two books of Robert Fludd's Utriusque Cosmi Historia and other works. Includes an alphabetical index (p. iii). Several leaves have been pasted in and are now detached (p. 361-366)
An essay upon the history of Sabeism by Jean-Nicolas-Étienne Bock( Book )

2 editions published in 1796 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English translation of a French text that discusses the Sabians and the Druzes
Letter to his brother, Algernon Percy, about early victory and Gen. James Grant's influence over Gen. Howe by Hugh Percy Northumberland( )

2 editions published in 1776 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of fifty prints from antique gems. In the collections of the Right Honourable Earl Percy, the Honourable C.F. Greville, and T.M. Slade, Esquire by John Spilsbury( Book )

1 edition published in 1785 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Collection of alchemical works on distillation and fermentation]( Book )

in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of works on distillation, fermentation, and other chemistry-related procedures divided into sections according to vegetable (p. 1), animal (p. 141), or mineral (p. 163). The first section includes general discussion of chemistry and the history of fermentation (p. 77) with a portion devoted to beer (p. 81) as well as practical instructions for making tinctures and spirits of different plant substances such as dragon's blood (p. 119) and rosemary (p. 23) and the preparation of cocoa butter (p. 37). The second section includes subjects such as coagulation (p. 142), the distillation of egg whites (p. 144) and deer horn (p. 152), and the properties of milk (p. 143). The third section encompasses discussion of substances such as sea salt, antimony, gold, silver, mercury, arsenic, and amber. Also includes a detailed list of contents at the beginning (p. i)
Arts and sciences chemistry( Book )

2 editions published in 1777 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of recipes (numbered 1-253 with many errors) for alchemical and practical applications such as making candles, butter, varnish, many types of ink (including a recipe for "magic ink", p. 201), sealant for waterproofing shoes (p. 15), cement for mending broken china or glass (p. 205), and occasional medicinal uses such as preventing yellow fever (p. 158). Alchemical recipes include instructions for turning white sapphires into diamonds (p. 208), creating artificial diamonds (p. 193) and artificial pearls (p. 206), creating a powder that burns green (p. 160), and how to give new colors (p. 85) or new fragrances (p. 87) to flowers. Other instructions include a method for preserving animals such as dogs and horses at the size they were at birth (p. 183), purifying water (p. 15), sending secret letters written on the inside of an egg (p. 185-186), how to wash fleecy hosiery (p. 191), and predicting whether a sick person will live or die (p. 135). A printed clipping for how to grow radishes has been pasted in (p. 118) and a print of a plan for a smelting furnace has been laid into the manuscript. Also includes an alphabetical index (p. v-xxviii) and 7 leaves laid into the manuscript with additional recipes such as a remedy for scurvy and a recipe for iron gall ink. One leaf written in French for a recipe for magic ink (Gibraltar, 15 May 1795)
The case of Hugh Baron Percy, &c. commonly called Earl Percy, on his claim to the office and dignity of Lord Great Chamberlain of England by Hugh Percy Northumberland( Book )

2 editions published in 1781 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Chemical observations]( Book )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working notebook of alchemical notes, recipes, and processes by Charles Rainsford
Letter to his father, Hugh Percy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, about Brooklyn battle by Hugh Percy Northumberland( )

2 editions published in 1776 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
A. Hugh Percy, 2nd Duke of Northumberland

Hugh 1742-1817 Baron Percy

Hugh, Baron Percy, 1742-1817

Hugh Percy, 2. Duke of Northumberland britischer General zu Beginn des Amerikanischen Unabhängigkeitskrieges

Hugh Percy, 2.° Duque de Northumberland

Hugh Percy, 2:e hertig av Northumberland

Hugh Percy, 2nd Duke of Northumberland Brits politicus (1742-1817)

Hugh Percy, 2nd Duke of Northumberland général britannique

Hugh Percy, Duke of Northumberland

Hugh Percy général britannique, 2e duc de Northumberland

Hugh Percy, II duca di Northumberland generale britannico

Northumberland, Hugh Smithson Percy 1742-1817

Percy, Hugh 1742-1817

Percy, Hugh 1742-1817 Duke of Northumberland

Percy, Hugh, Duke of Northumberland

Percy, Hugh, Duke of Northumberland, 1742-1817

Percy, Hugh Smithson 1742-1817

Smithson, Hugh 1742-1817 Duke of Northumberland

Smithson, Hugh, Duke of Northumberland, 1742-1817

Smithson Percy, Hugh 1742-1817

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Languages
English (79)

Latin (4)

French (4)

German (2)