Commonplace book, undated, in Henry Robert Oswald's hand, containing various short moral precepts labelled 'Sentimental Sentences and Truths collected from Various Sources', and a precis of the main points of the lectures of Hugh Blair, delivered in his capacity of Professor of Rhetoric and Belles Lettres in the University of Edinburgh, 1762-1783. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.9002
Level of Description
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Dates

  • Early 19th century. (Creation)

Extents

  • 46 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.

  • Scope and Contents

    It is likely that the notes on the lectures of Hugh Blair were taken not from the actual lectures, but from the published version which first appeared on Blair's retirement in 1783, and which went through several later editions.

  • Arrangement

    46 folios.

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