Miscellany of mostly incomplete papers on genealogical and other topics, written at different times between about 1816 and 1849. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
Adv.MS.26.2.12
Level of Description
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Dates

  • ?1816-1849. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    213 folios. Folio.

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Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    The papers consist of drafts of a pedigree of Sir John Maxwell of Pollok, 1847 (folios 4-60), notes written on sheets watermarked 1827 concerning persons named Mackenzie (folios 75-100), notes dated 1849 concerning persons named Kennedy (folios 101-120), notes on the office of Lord Justice General, 1833 (folios 121-124), notes written on sheets watermarked 1823, 1825 and 1826 concerning persons named Forbes (folios 129-147), and what appear to be corrected drafts of projected articles and other unidentified writings.

  • Bibliography

    Maidment, John. ‘The Riddell Papers: a Catalogue of the Annotated Books and Manuscripts of the late John Riddell, Esq., Advocate` (privately printed, Edinburgh, 1863): RC 94.

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