64 autograph items originating from the estate of the Grime family. James Grime had been a close personal friend of Adam Clarke and other early Methodists. Most of the present seem to have been obtained in person if in the autograph book and largely assembled by Grime if not.
A total of 30 items loose and note included in the album, though some still addressed to the Grime family. The album, that of Emily Grime, James' daughter, includes 34 inscriptions, most a full page or more.
Two autographs and inscriptions by Jewish Missionary, Joseph Wolff.
An early handwritten copy of an unpublished letter by John Wesley .
Autographs by Wesleyan Divine, John Hannah; Baptist, William Gadsby, Congregationalist, Thomas Raffles.
Autographs by Wesleyan Divine, Robert Newton; early Methodist convert and preacher, Cornelius Bayley [autograph passage from when he was an Anglican; just an extract from a minutes book or similar; inscribed by Grime]; Charles P. Villiers, one of the founders of the Anti-Slavery Society
1833 Autograph letter re: his father's books from Theodore Samuel Clarke [son of Adam it seems]
Autograph inscription of Wesleyan divine, Daniel West.
Autograph inscription of Wesleyan divine, Joseph Beaumont
Autograph letter by English Nonconformist divine, George Dawson
1825 2pp ALS by Wesleyan Divine, James Townley
Signed quotation from John Lomas, President of the Wesleyan Conference
Signed quotation from Timothy Clarkson Ingle, Wesleyan divine
Signed quotation by Benjamin Wood, Wesleyan divine
Signed quotation by Edmund Grindrod, Wesleyan divine
Signed quotation in Tamil and English by Thomas Hall Squance, pioneer Methodist missionary to India
Full page composition by Charles Prest, President of the Wesleyan Methodist Society
Full page inscription by Mary Squance, Wife of Thomas and pioneer Methodist missionary to India
Full page inscription of Wesleyan divine, George Browne Macdonald
Full page inscription on "The Millennium" by John Morris, Wesleyan divine
And inscriptions by other Wesleyans, William Wears, John Bacon, Edward Royle, Robert Jackson, Robert Calvert, etc., etc. etc.
Autograph album with boards detached. All generally in good, complete condition.