‘Diary of a journey to Dreden &c 1654-64’ Edit




  • 1654-1664. (Creation)


  • 383 Leaves (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    383 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows: (i) Diary of a person who accompanied an embassy from the Crown Prince of Saxony from the Weimar by Jena, Eisenberg, etc. to Dresden and back. (ii) Diary of a journey to Attenburg to the baptism of a child of the Crown Prince of Saxony (iii) Diary of a residence at the Court of Vienna; where there occur descriptions of the Government, the arrivals, receptions and audiences of various ambassadors and distinguished persons, accounts of the Imperial Army, etc. with all the transactions of the Court from 1659 to 1660. The whole diary extends from March 1654 to April 1664.

  • Other Finding Aids

    The description is partly based on the “Catalogue of the manuscripts in the Advocates’ Library. III. History” (F.R.186).

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Presented, 1925, by the Faculty of Advocates to the nation on the foundation of the National Library of Scotland.