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'Memoir of Andrew Lumisden.', 1746-[circa 1836], undated.

Identifier: MS.14264

Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows.

(i) Letter, [circa 1836], of Sir Thomas A L Strange to his son, Lumisden, giving biographical details of his uncle, Andrew Lumisden. (Folio 1.)

(ii) Genealogical material, 1836, undated, relating to the Strange family. (Folios 32.)

(iii) Pedigree, 1798, of Andrew Lumisden in his own hand, following a letter, 1814, of J Lumisden, Bengal. (Folio 36.)

(iv) Printed pamphlet, ‘Votes of the House of Commons 1746’ (London, 1746). (Folio 46.)

(v) Correspondence, 1747-1789, of Andrew Lumisden principally with members of his family. The early letters are to and from Rouen where Lumisden resided under the name of Charles Manson from 1747-1748, and have, for the most part, been published in James Dennistoun, ‘Memoirs...’, volume i. (Folio 52.)

(vi) ‘Letters from the Cardinal Borgia, and the Cardinal of York’ (1779-1800). Printed item containing copies and facsimiles of correspondence relating to an appeal for financial assistance for Henry Stuart, Cardinal York. (Folio 107.)

(vii) Letters, 1773, 1778, principally of John McGowan, Edinburgh connoisseur, in connection with Lumisden's application to return home. There is also one letter, 1773, of Sir James Montgomery, Lord Advocate. (Folio 21).

(viii) 'Notices of Prince Charles. Copied from the Glasgow correspondence. Edited by James Dennistoun', undated. (Folio 132.)


  • Creation: 1746-[circa 1836], undated.

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133 Leaves ; Folio and under.

Language of Materials

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133 folios.

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