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Autograph manuscripts of dramas and other works of Sir David Erskine.

Identifier: Adv.MSS.5.1.16-5.1.21

Scope and Contents

The majority of the works are unpublished, and those which are published present considerable divergences. All the plays were written for the stage, and in some cases the names of the actors appear in the list of dramatis personae. Adv.MS.5.1.16, (i) and (ii) seem to be unconnected with the remainder of the collection.


  • Creation: Early 19th century.


0.00 Linear metres (ii + 266 folios; i + 278 folios; ii + 280 folios; i + 293 folios; i + 323 folios; i + 342 folios. Folio and under.)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented, 1925, by the Faculty of Advocates to the nation on the foundation of the National Library of Scotland.

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