Various papers of the family of Fletcher of Saltoun concerning religion and morals. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.17774
Level of Description
File

Dates

  • 17th century-18th century. (Creation)

Extents

  • 316 Leaves (Whole)

Subjects

Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    316 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows:

    (i) Prayers, 17th-18th centuries, written by Sir Robert Fletcher of Saltoun, Henry Fletcher of Saltoun, Lord Milton, and others (folio 1);

    (ii) Theological notes by Sir Robert Fletcher of Saltoun (including biblical extracts in Greek and Hebrew), his wife Katherine Bruce, and David Fletcher, Lord Milton's brother (folio 97);

    (iii) Characters of various persons collected by Martha Fletcher, Lord Milton's sister (folio 255);

    (iv) Extracts, 17th century, from Josephus, 'Ἰουδαϊκη Άρχαιολογία', books 1-2 (folio 272);

    (v) Devotional material by Lord Milton, chiefly in a form of shorthand (the first letter only of each word being written) (folio 284).

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