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3 letters to George Chalmers (from Joseph Ritson, Alexander Luders, and Christoph Friedrich Freudenreich) concerning the Bern manuscript of English and Scots laws, together with a calendar of the burgh laws and leges Scotie contained in it and a transcript of the memorandum on folio 61 verso.

Identifier: Adv.MS.25.4.11A


  • Creation: 1802.


0.00 Linear metres (25 folios. Folio and under.)

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

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The Bern manuscript was in 1802 lent by the Bürgerbibliothek Bern to Chalmers; in 1814 it was presented to the British Government. It is now in the Scottish Record Office, PA5/1. See ‘Acts of the Parliament of Scotland’, i, pages iii-iv.


‘Acts of the Parliament of Scotland’.
National Library of Scotland Catalogue of Manuscripts
National Library of Scotland
28 05 2015
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