“Alexander Cummings’s narrative”, a contemporary manuscript, containing copies of letters and other memorials of Sir Alexander Cuming, 2nd Baronet of Culter, Advocate, and Chief of the Cherokee nation, who died in 1775. Edit

Summary

Identifier
MS.1677

Dates

  • [Circa 1760.] (Creation)

Extents

  • 27 Leaves (Whole)

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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, Sotheby's Sale, 30 June 1936.

  • Custodial History

    The manuscript was formerly in the library of Sir Thomas Phillipps. It was bought by the National Library of Scotland with the aid of the Reid Fund.

  • Arrangement

    ii + 25 folios.

  • Bibliography

    This appears to be the manuscript referred to in ‘Notes and queries’, 1st series, volume v, page 278.

    'Catalogus Librorum Manuscriptorum in Bibliotheca D. Thomae Phillipps, Bt.' (1837-1871): manuscript 19041.

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