Skip to main content

Papers, undated, of Hugh Dalrymple Murray Kynynmound concerning philosophy, chronology, and miscellaneous papers., Early 18th century.

Identifier: MS.12813

Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows. (i) 'Of the Laws of Evidence' (folio 1); (ii) Philosophical tract concerning justice and injustice (folio 18); (iii) Tract concerning the existence of witches (folio 22); (iv) 'Extract from Gerards Herbal' with related articles (John Gerard, ‘The Herball’, edited by Thomas Johnson, (London, 1636) (folio 28); (v) Review of Jean Baptiste Du Halde's ‘The General History of China’ (London, 1736) (folio 38); (vi) 'From the travels of the Abbé [François] Sevin just now arriv'd from Greece' (folio 67); (vii) “Remarks on Mr. Warburton's Divine Legation' (referring to William Warburton, ‘The divine legation of Moses’ (London, 1737-1741) (folio 70); (viii) Notes and drafts concerning chronology (folio 72); (ix) Draft of an essay concerning the use of history (folio 121).


  • Creation: Early 18th century.

Conditions Governing Access

Normal access conditions apply.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.


124 Leaves

Language of Materials

From the Fonds: Undetermined


124 folios.

Repository Details

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

Archives and Manuscript Division
National Library of Scotland
George IV Bridge
Edinburgh EH1 1EJ
0131 623 3700