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Memoranda, copies of letters, a sermon, etc., of Joseph Cook, Rector of Chatton and Shilbottle., 1814-1815.

Identifier: MS.2117

Scope and Contents

The papers chiefly relate to Joseph Cook’s discovery of stone coffins in Chatton churchyard, and to his son, Lieutenant Samuel Edward Cook, Royal Navy (afterwards Widdrington). Copies of correspondence of Cook with Sir Walter Scott, 1814, are included.


  • Creation: 1814-1815.

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48 Leaves ; Quarto.

Language of Materials

From the Series: Undetermined


ii + 46 folios.

Custodial History

Presented to the Society by the Earl of Buchan in 1815.

Repository Details

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

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