The work is written in the third person in eleven chapters, most of which concern Hog’s spiritual life.
The hand is probably the same as that of Adv.MS.32.3.9(i).
Adv.MS.32.3.9: Miscellaneous material, mostly of a religious nature.
For another copy of part of the memorial, see Adv.MS.22.7.10; see also Wod.Qu.LVIII for a very similar copy.
The whole of chapter xi preceded by a few brief extracts from other chapters was printed from another manuscript as ‘Memoirs of the public life of Mr James Hogg’ (Edinburgh, 1798).
Presented, 1925, by the Faculty of Advocates to the nation on the foundation of the National Library of Scotland.
According to an inscription on the front flyleaf, the manuscript was given by Adam Gib, minister in Edinburgh, to John Jamieson, Glasgow, in 1776. The names James Bathgate and William Braidwood occur on pages 274 B-C.