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Commonplace book chiefly containing historical material., 17th century.

Identifier: MS.2095

Scope and Contents

The contents include copies of speeches, letters, and various documents, abstracts, tables, and notes relating to history (chiefly Scottish, of the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries; also Highland and some English), foundations of religious houses at Restalrig and St Andrews, rents of Church benefices, coinage, Crown rents, Dutchmen fishing with busses in British waters, the Royal Navy, merchant adventures, etc., with notes from Scripture, epitaphs, etc. In various different hands.


  • Creation: 17th century.

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Conditions Governing Use

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135 Leaves ; Folio.


vi folios + 258 pages.

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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