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Notebook kept by the 6th Marquess of Lothian, chiefly concerning the service in Ireland of the Midlothian Fencible Cavalry Regiment, of which he was Colonel., 1797-1799.

Identifier: MS.5750

Scope and Contents

The notebook contains copies of correspondence, orders, etc., a report of the Regiment's movements in the 1798 rebellion, and, inter alia, a treatise, 1801, on the etymology of military words (folio 68 verso), two stories (folios 103 verso, 136 verso), and notes on military theory.


  • Creation: 1797-1799.

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143 Leaves ; Folio.

Language of Materials

From the Fonds: Undetermined


143 folios.

Repository Details

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