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Negative microfilm of manuscripts of, and collected by, Sir Walter Scott., 4th quarter of 18th century-early 19th century.

 Item
Identifier: Mf.Sec.MSS.578

Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows: Journal of Sir Walter Scott, from 9 February 1826 to 13 April 1831 (MS.1570);

Excerpts from Sir Walter Scott’s marginal notes, 4th quarter of 18th century-early 19th century, in books at Abbotsford, compiled by his sons Walter and Charles in 1832 (MS.1571);

Certified copy, dated 1712, of an account of the court-martial held on John, Master of Sinclair, for the murder of Ensign Hugh Schaw and Captain Alexander Schaw, 1708 (MS.1572);

Transcript of ‘Memoirs of the Insurrection in the year 1715 by John, Master of Sinclair’, [1799 of after-1803, or after] (MS.1573).

Dates

  • Creation: 4th quarter of 18th century-early 19th century.

Conditions Governing Access

Normal access conditions apply.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

Extent

1 Reels

Language of Materials

From the Series: Undetermined

Existence and Location of Originals

MSS.1570-1573.

Existence and Location of Copies

A positive microfilm is available at Mf.Sec.MSS.616.

Repository Details

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

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