Miscellaneous autograph letters, official documents, signatures, etc., pasted into an album. Edit

Summary

Identifier
MS.3873

Dates

  • Late 18th century-early 19th century. (Creation)

Extents

  • 228 Leaves (Whole)

Subjects

Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bought, 1951.

  • Custodial History

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

  • Arrangement

    xxviii + 427 pages.

  • Scope and Contents

    There are a number of letters to David Steuart Erskine, Earl of Buchan (succeeded 1767), which relate largely to his antiquarian interests. Most of the other letters are also of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, and the writers include noblemen, churchmen, public servants, and prominent literary figures.

  • Other Finding Aids

    Insignificant documents have not been separately indexed.

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