Miscellaneous items of and concerning the Ker family including poetry, drawings and school exercise books. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.5459
Level of Description
File

Dates

  • 1653-1826, undated. (Creation)

Extents

  • 113 Leaves (Whole)

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Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    113 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows.

    (i) Two political ballads, and complimentary verses to Sir Andrew Ker, 1676, and to Lord Jedburgh, undated (folio 1);

    (ii) Minutes of Bedrule kirk session, 1653-1654, recording attempts to choose a new minister (folio 6);

    (iii) Five school exercise-books, circa 1820-1821; two (both signed St Clair) contain a Latin poem on William Tell and notes on Greek history respectively, and the three others contain notes on Euclid (folio 12);

    (iv) Journal of a tour of France, 1826 (folio 98);

    (v) Musical exercises (folio 109);

    (vi) Four pencil drawings of figures, one signed 'A. Chisholm, 1797' (folio 110).

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