`Just complaint on Mankind for Injuiring [sic] killing and eating animals`; the author`s name `John Williamson, Brachman ` [i.e. Brahmin] has been added in another hand. Edit

Summary

Identifier
Adv.MS.23.6.3

Dates

  • 18th century. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    ii + 10 folios. Octavo.

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Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    The author, a sheep farmer, was a friend of James Boswell (see ‘James Boswell, the earlier years, 1740-1769’, pages 4, 33-34).

  • Bibliography

    The text refers to several historical works, including the Royal Magazine for 1759.

    Pottle, Frederick A. ‘James Boswell, the earlier years, 1740-1769’ (London, 1966).

  • 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 manuscript was acquired by the Advocates’ Library before 1787.

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