Five books from the Nottingham West Social Library’s collection remain in existence today. Mrs. Belle Cummings donated them to the Hills Memorial Library in 1933. These fragile books are stored in acid free boxes in the Bernard C. Manor Archives. The Archive.org website has these books, or different editions of same, scanned and accessible to all.
• The religious tradesman, or, Plain and serious hints of advice for the tradesman’s prudent and pious conduct, from his entrance into business, to his leaving it off, 1780s by Richard Steele.
• A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean. undertaken by command of His Majesty, for making discoveries in the northern hemisphere , volume 1, 1784 by James Cook.
• A concise and impartial history of the American Revolution, first edition, volume 1, 1795 by John Lendrum
• Village sermons : or, plain and short discourses on the principal doctrines of the Gospel, 1807, volume 2, by George Burder.
• Memoirs of the Empress Josephine, 1838, by John Smythe Memes