Miscellaneous papers chiefly collected by Sir Walter Scott regarding historical and other matters, not Scottish. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.913
Level of Description
File

Dates

  • 1745-1832. (Creation)

Extents

  • 193 Leaves (Whole)

Subjects

Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    ii + 191 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The papers include a copy of a letter of Adam Ferguson (afterwards Professor) from Vilvoorde Camp, 1745 (folio 25); an account of the Sepoy mutiny at Vellore of 1806, by an eyewitness (folio 97); notes on Rhodes ‘to save Sir Walter the trouble of looking out for information’, with sketches, by Sir William Gell, 1832 (folio 147); and notes on Indian manners supplied by Colonel James Ferguson for the “Surgeon’s daughter” [?1827] (folio 165).

  • Other Finding Aids

    A list of contents has been placed at the beginning.

Components