Miscellaneous papers, largely associated with Sir Walter Scott. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.1582
Level of Description
File

Dates

  • 1607, 1647, 1707, 1725-1735, 1829, undated. (Creation)

Extents

  • 151 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

    i + 150 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The papers include reports on witch-trials in Germany, 1647; copies of letters of James Thomson, 1725-1735 (published in the Aldine Edition of Thomson's 'Poems', London, 1830); Robert Gourlay, ‘Plans for the Improvement of Edinburgh,’ 1829 (printed), with relevant letters, 1829; ‘The Suicide’, a poem; and ‘Nathalia Sherimenitef’, an account of Natal’ya Borisovna Sheremeteva, afterwards Princess Dolgorukova.

  • Other Finding Aids

    A list of contents has been placed at the beginning.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Presented by Major-General Sir Walter Maxwell Scott.

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