Various papers and correspondence concerning David Hume. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.23163
Level of Description
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Dates

  • 1746-1766, 1839-1844, undated. (Creation)

Extents

  • 27 Items (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

    27 Items; (i) 14 items; (ii) 13 items (numbered 34-60).

    This is volume XIII in the arrangement established for the calendar of the papers (MS.23164).

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows. (i) Reports and correspondence concerning the acceptance by the Royal Society of Edinburgh of Baron Hume's bequest and the granting of access to the papers to John Hill Burton, 1839-1844. There is a list of these papers, which are not included in the calendar, at the beginning of the volume. (ii) Miscellaneous manuscripts not by David Hume, 1746-1766, undated, including verses, a character of Hume, papers on mathematical principles, and historical statements by the Earl Marischal.

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