Notebook of Sir John Lauder, Lord Fountainhall. Edit




  • 1667-1676. (Creation)


  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    98 folios. Octavo.



  • Scope and Contents

    (i) Note of decisions (folio 1).

    (ii) Note of expenses (folio 1 verso).

    (iii) Note of expenses in London, 1667 (Crawford, page 180) (folio 2).

    (iv) Note of expenses (folio 3).

    (v) Journal of travels in England and Scotland, 1667-1670 (Crawford, pages 167-204, omitting folios 39-40) (folios 4-46).

    (vi) Observations on Public Affairs, 1669-1670 (Crawford, pages 228-236) (folios 46-34).

    (vii) Accounts, 1670-1671 (Crawford, pages 239-248) (folios 55-63).

    (viii) Notes of events connected with the Court of Session, 1668-1676 (Crawford, pages 212-227) (folios 80 verso-63 verso, inverted).

    (ix) Catalogue of Lauder`s library, 1667, 1675 (folios 96 verso-81, inverted).

    (x) Notes on consanguineous marriages in the Old Testament (folio 97).

    (xi) Deleted notes (folios 97 verso-98).

  • Existence and Location of Copies

    Microfilm available: Mf.Sec.MSS.326.

  • Bibliography

    Sections (iii) and (v)-(viii) have been published by Donald Crawford in “Lauder of Fountainhall’s Journals, 1663-1676” (Scottish History Society, 1900), who refers to this manuscript as `MS.H`.

  • 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

    Presented to the Advocates` Library, 1922, by the trustees of Sir William Fraser, K.C.B.