Transcripts and translations, 1776-?1781, of ecclesiastical records of Perth, 1241-1732, and an essay entitled `The Superstitions of Perth`, 1788, by the Reverend James Scott, minister of the East Church, Perth. Edit

Summary

Identifier
Adv.MSS.13.1.1-13.1.7

Dates

  • 1241-1732, 1788. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    11 volumes. Folio.

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Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    This is part i of Scott`s transcripts and translations.

    Scott`s transcribing work is interspersed with historical notices by him.

  • Related Materials

    For part ii of Scott`s transcripts and translations see Adv.MSS.31.1.1-31.1.6.

    For another manuscript which belonged to Scott see Adv.MS.35.4.4, the original of his transcript of `The Chronicle of Perth` (Adv.MS.31.1.3).

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Presented, 1925, by the Faculty of Advocates to the nation on the foundation of the National Library of Scotland.

  • Custodial History

    The volumes were bought by the Advocates` Library in 1818 at the sale of Scott`s papers.

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