The Historical Manuscripts Commission
Extract, Reportage, Spoof
Chemistry, Military Technology
Describes some of the manuscripts collected by this commission, including 'A complete series of the great Lord Chatham's washing bills, extending from 1769 to 1776', and 'the report of the Royal Commission appointed to inquire unto the chemical composition of the matches found on the person of Guido Fawkes, signed by the Chairman, Roger Bacon' (144).
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