Volume of John Riddell commenced between 1811 and 1814 and completed in 1819, containing extracts and copies of documents, and notes. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
Adv.MS.26.3.2
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Item

Dates

  • 1727, ?1811-1819. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    193 folios.

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Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    The volume contains: (i) a copy of a transcript made in 1727 of the documents in the charter chest of the family of Hay of Erroll (folio 2), some of which were printed in ‘The miscellany of the Spalding Club’, volume ii, page 303 and what follows; (ii) extracts and transcripts of documents, and notes relating to other Scottish peerages (folio 45 verso), including a list of the Baronets of Scotland (folio 166 verso). A bifolium (folios 107-108) is stitched to folio 109. An incorrect pagination has been ignored.

  • 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): RNB 48.

    ‘Miscellany of the Spalding Club’ (Aberdeen, 1841-1852), volume ii.

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