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Negative microfilm of manuscripts, commonplace book and transcript of journal of Sir Walter Scott., 1792-1827.

Identifier: Mf.Sec.MSS.577

Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows: Original manuscript, [1818, or before], of 'The heart of Midlothian' by Sir Walter Scott (MS.1548);

Commonplace book, 1792-1803, bearing the name Gualterus Scott, containing notes and extracts on Italian poetry, Scottish history, Northern antiquities, ballads, romances, witchcraft, etc., in Sir Walter Scott’s autograph, with a few passages in other hands (MS.1568);

Transcript of Sir Walter Scott’s journal, 1825-1827, copied in the handwriting of his daughter Sophia and at least one other person (MS.1569).


  • Creation: 1792-1827.

Conditions Governing Access

Normal access conditions apply.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.


1 Reels

Language of Materials

From the Series: Undetermined

Existence and Location of Originals

MSS.1548, 1568-1569.

Existence and Location of Copies

A positive microfilm is available at Mf.Sec.MSS.615.

Repository Details

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

Archives and Manuscript Division
National Library of Scotland
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Edinburgh EH1 1EJ
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