Album containing copies of religious tracts, at least one of which is of John Livingstone, Minister of Ancrum, in the same hand as the 'Life' of Livingstone in Adv. MS.34.5.19. Edit




  • 1673. (Creation)


  • 55 Leaves (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bought, 1950.

  • Custodial History

    The material was bought by the National Library of Scotland with the aid of the Reid Fund.

  • Arrangement

    i + 54 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The date 1673 (folio 53 verso) indicates that the manuscript was written after John Livingstone's death.

    The contents are as follows.

    (i) Livingstone's 'Memorable Characteristics' (folio 1); this is not one of the copies used for W K Tweedie's edition in ‘Select Biographies’ (Wodrow Society, 1845), volume i;

    (ii) 'The notes of some sermons knit together anent personall covenanting &c.' (folio 30);

    (iii) Questions on the duties of Christians, with answers (folio 47 verso);

    (iv) Question proposed at a meeting in 1673, with answer (folio 53 verso).