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Partial transcript of the lectures delivered by David Hume as Professor of Scots Law in Edinburgh in the hand of the donor, Lord Kingsburgh; Part I, Chapter I `Nature of Subject and Plan of Treatment` (folio 1); Chapter II `Husband and Wife`, 1st part (folio 57) (Volume I, pages 1-92)., 1786-1822.

Identifier: Adv.MS.81.6.33

Scope and Contents

From the Sub-Series:

It appears that the task of transcription was tackled chapter by chapter and was never finished, as the chapter on Insurance was left incomplete; but in the other cases of incomplete chapters (`Voluntary Servants` and `Extinction by Compensation and Retention`), some pages seem to have been lost. The introductory chapter is known only from this transcript. Part II, Chapter XIV is placed after Chapter XVI.


  • Creation: 1786-1822.


0.00 Linear metres (216 folios.)

Language of Materials

From the Series: English

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