Commonplace book of Sir David Dalrymple, Lord Hailes. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.25427
Level of Description
Item

Dates

  • 1786-1788, undated. (Creation)

Extents

  • 30 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.

  • Arrangement

    30 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The commonplace book includes verse, historical notes, accounts, and a recipe of 1786. (Folio 7 verso.) Of particular note is the Latin poem concerning Johnson and Boswell, undated. (Folio 6.) The volume served as an engagement diary for September-October 1788, and September 1789, undated. (Folios 1-2, 22-23.)

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