Certified copy, dated 1712, of an account of the court-martial held on John, Master of Sinclair, for the murder of Ensign Hugh Schaw and Captain Alexander Schaw, 1708. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.1572
Level of Description
File

Dates

  • 1708, 1710, 1823. (Creation)

Extents

  • 45 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

    ii + 43 folios (including several blank).

    The manuscript was received bound.

  • Scope and Contents

    Included are copies of the relevant correspondence of Sir John Schaw of Greenock, 1708, 1710.

    This is the manuscript edited by Sir Walter Scott for the Roxburghe Club in 1828 and described by him in that edition. It contains a note by Scott, different from his published preface (folio 2), an unsigned note of 1823, and one of R Scott Moncrieff (folio 41).

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