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Copy, eighteenth century, of "My Lord Balcarras’s memoirs anent the Revolution in the year 1688, by way of a letter to His Majesty King James the VIIth", 1690., 1690.

Identifier: MS.1911

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

The manuscripts of the Society of Antiquaries include the ‘Hawthornden Manuscripts’, MSS.2053-2067, the papers of William Drummond of Hawthornden and of his uncle, William Fowler.


  • Creation: 1690.

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86 Leaves ; Quarto.

Language of Materials

From the Series: Undetermined


vii folios + 158 pages.

Related Materials

See also MS.3738.


The text corresponds roughly with that of ‘An account of the affairs of Scotland’ (London, 1714), and that in John Somers, ‘A collection of scarce and valuable tracts, edited by Sir Walter Scott (London, 1809-1815), volume xi, page 487, and not with that of the ‘Memoirs touching the Revolution in Scotland’ (Bannatyne Club, 1841).

'Archaeologia Scotia', volume iii, Appendix, page 31.

Repository Details

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

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