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Music book containing dances, songs, and hymns, in various hands., [Circa 1814.]

Identifier: MS.5781

Scope and Contents

From the Fonds:

The collection consists of manuscripts on a wide variety of subjects, many copied from manuscript or printed works, and chiefly dating from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Among them are some account-books, diaries, and other manuscripts of family interest (including a few concerning the 2nd Earl of Buckinghamshire, father of the 6th Marchioness of Lothian), but very few letters.


  • Creation: [Circa 1814.]

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

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111 Leaves ; Oblong quarto.

Language of Materials

From the Fonds: Undetermined


111 folios.

Custodial History

The volume is lettered on the front board 'Countess Talbot', i.e. Frances Thomasine Talbot, wife of 2nd Earl Talbot and grandmother of the 8th Marchioness of Lothian.

Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

Archives and Manuscript Division
National Library of Scotland
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Edinburgh EH1 1EJ
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