Various manuscripts of David Hume. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.23159
Level of Description
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Dates

  • 1738-1776, undated. (Creation)

Extents

  • 22 Items (Whole)

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Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    22 items (no number 1, 2).

    This is volume IX in the arrangement established for the calendar of the papers (MS.23164).

  • Scope and Contents

    The papers include David Hume's agreement with John Noon for publishing the ‘Treatise of human nature’, 1738; his appointment as Judge Advocate, 1746; verses; memoranda of reading; the manuscript of ‘My own life’, 1776 (published, London, 1777; see J Y T Greig's ‘The letters of David Hume’, volume l, page l); and the codicil to his will, 1776, concerning his manuscripts.

  • Bibliography

    Hume, David. 'Treatise of human nature' (London, 1739-1740).

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