Genealogical papers concerning the Earls Marischal and the Keiths of Ravelston. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.21188
Level of Description
File

Dates

  • [Circa 1748]-1802, undated. (Creation)

Extents

  • 65 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

    The papers include copies of ‘History of Keith Marischal of Scotland’ by Alexander Keith of Ravelston and Dunnottar (folio 7); ‘History of the family of Keith Marischal’ by Bishop Robert Keith (folio 45), and an essay and letters of Alexander Keith of Ravelston and Dunnottar concerning Bishop Keith's ‘History’ (folios 2, 52-60).

    Appended to the inside of the front and back covers of the volume are an English Translation, 1802, of the German inscription on Marshal Keith's Tomb in Prussia; a copy of a Latin inscription, undated, "wrote on the Black Rock of Dunottar"; and a printed letter, circa 1758, of ‘A.B.’ concerning an anecdote about Marshal James Keith.

  • Separated Materials

    For another copy of ‘History of the family of Keith Marischal’ by Bishop Robert Keith and letters of Alexander Keith of Ravelston and Dunnottar concerning it, see MS.21187, folios 70-97.

  • Arrangement

    65 folios.

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