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Miscellaneous documents of the Hays of Yester including copies and typescripts., Early 17th century-[mid 20th century], undated.

Identifier: MS.14826

Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows:

(i) 'Ane soverane and precious balm for the healing of all the distempers of all the reformed churches in Christen[dom] especially in thir nationes both in spiritualls & temporalles', early 17th century (folio 1);

(ii) Notes, 1659, for the funeral sermon of Mr. Justice John Puleston (folio 3);

(iii) A history of Drummond in Strathearn, 17th century (folio 39);

(iv) ‘An advice for the educating of youth’, 17th century (folio 39);

(v) 'Answer', undated, concerning the wedding arrangements for Lord David Hay of Belton and Rachel Hayes (folio 51);

(vi) 'Quarters of the regiments in North Britain, with an acco[un]t of the detachments & out posts from each garrison', 1717 (folio 53);

(vii) Memorial, 1733, for the Duke of Gordon (folio 55);

(viii) Plan, 1778, of the island of Bonavista (folio 59);

(ix) Verses, 18th-19th century, including transcripts (folio 60);

(x) 'Directions concerning buying a horse', early 19th century (folio 81);

(xi) Genealogical and historical material, 19th-mid 20th century, including copies of epitaphs and of documents from the Yester Papers, and papers concerning the history and topography of the parish of Yester (folio 82);

(xii) 'Notes on a Folio Shakespeare in the library at Yester', 1907 (folio 208).


  • Creation: Early 17th century-[mid 20th century], undated.

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209 Leaves

Language of Materials

From the Series: Undetermined


209 folios.

Repository Details

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

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