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Volume begun at both ends by John Hamilton for lecture notes and later for other uses, and subsequently used to contain a catalogue of the books in the Gray Library, Haddington., 1639-1658, 1740.

Identifier: MS.16482

Scope and Contents

Volume begun at both ends containing lecture notes, 1639-1640, on the works of Aristotle by John Hamilton, who has used it subsequently to contain records of receipts and payments, 1656-1658, as minister (folio 24-30), a list of his books (folio 99 inverted), and an index to his sermons (folio 101 inverted). In 1740 it was used to contain a catalogue of the books in the Gray Library, Haddington (f.121 inverted), possibly for stocktaking purposes, the list being signed at the beginning and end by one of the trustees and the librarian (ff.121 inverted, 155 inverted).

Both covers are blind-stamped IH.

Leaves are torn out before folios 1 and 28, 99 inverted and 118 inverted.


  • Creation: 1639-1658, 1740.

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Conditions Governing Use

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185 Leaves ; Folio.

Language of Materials

From the Series: Undetermined


30 + 155 inverted + blank folios.

Custodial History

Gray Library bookplate inside the back cover.

Repository Details

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

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