Antiquarian papers of James Dennistoun of Dennistoun, advocate and antiquary. Edit

Summary

Identifier
Adv.MSS.19.2.16-19.2.27

Dates

  • ?1825-1856. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    12 volumes.

Subjects

Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    The papers consist of materials for a projected history of Dumbartonshire (Adv.MS.19.2.16-19.2.24), materials towards a projected work on the Scottish religious houses on the Continent (Adv.MS.19.2.25), and notes and extracts of Scottish interest from manuscripts in continental libraries (Adv.MS.19.2.26), together with a record of the bequest of Dennistoun`s manuscripts and a calendar of them (Adv.MS.19.2.27).

    The papers were arranged and bound by Mark Napier, executor of James Dennistoun, at the expense of Dennistoun`s estate.

  • 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 papers were bequeathed to the Advocates’ Library in 1856 by James Dennistoun of Dennistoun (who died in 1855).

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