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Diary of an Edinburgh person., 1818-1834.

Identifier: MS.166

Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows:

(i) 13 May 1818-1 July 1818, recording a visit to London and the journey home (breaks off at Manchester) (folio 1);

(ii) 1 November 1818-6 January 1832 (folio 17);

(iii) 3 November 1833-9 December 1834 (folio 58 verso).

From 1 November 1818, the entries are limited to the names of preachers and the texts of their sermons.


  • Creation: 1818-1834.

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60 Leaves ; Small quarto.

Language of Materials

From the Series: Undetermined


ii + 58 folios.

Custodial History

‘Patrick Wilson’ is written on the inside of the cover.

From the library of Alexander Forbes Irvine of Drum.

Repository Details

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

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