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. Edit


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Level of Description


  • 1639-1658, 1740. (Creation)


  • 185 Leaves (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • 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.

  • Custodial History

    Gray Library bookplate inside the back cover.

  • Arrangement

    30 + 155 inverted + blank folios.