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Two manuscripts bound in a volume of seventeenth-century printed sermons: a sermon, undated, preached by James Fergusson, Minister of Kilwinning (died 1667); and a treatise, 1717, entitled 'A vindication of set forms in generall and of the English service in particular', apparently by Thomas Law., 17th century, 1717.

Identifier: MS.6540 [L.C.563]

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

These are the more substantial of the letters, papers and notes found in the Lauriston Castle Collection of printed books, whether pasted or inserted loosely into volumes or as inscriptions written in books.


  • Creation: 17th century, 1717.

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47 Leaves ; Quarto.

Language of Materials

From the Series: Undetermined


29 pages; 65 pages.


The manuscripts described here are included in a composite volume of printed works in the Lauriston Castle Collection held in the printed book collections of the Library. As such they are to be requested under printed book request procedures through the relevant records in the printed book catalogue. See ‘External Documents’ for links to the bibliographic descriptions.

Repository Details

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

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