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Papers collected by Sir Walter Scott concerning the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745., 1716-1762.

Identifier: MS.902

Scope and Contents

Original documents and copies, including papers connected with the proceedings against the rebels at Carlisle, 1716 (folio 1-59); correspondence regarding Macpherson of Killyhuntly, 1716-1762 (folios 65-72); a Jacobite sermon preached on the anniversary of the Restoration of Charles II [?circa 1746]; and other documents of a general or personal nature.


  • Creation: 1716-1762.

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Conditions Governing Use

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146 Leaves ; Folio and under.

Language of Materials

From the Series: Undetermined


i + 145 folios.

Other Finding Aids

A list of contents has been placed at the beginning.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers regarding the proceedings against the rebels at Carlisle and Macpherson of Killyhuntly presented, 1931-1932, by Walter Maxwell Scott, Baronet, of Abbotsford.

Repository Details

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

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