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Transcripts, 1774-?1788, of ecclesiastical records of Perth, 1560-1668, made by the Reverend James Scott, minister of the East Church, Perth, and a copy in his possession, 1784, of the ‘History of the united Parishes of Monivaird and Strowan’ compiled, circa 1774, by James Porteous of Dalvich, Minister of Monzievaird and Strowan.

Identifier: Adv.MSS.31.1.1-31.1.6

Scope and Contents

This is part ii of Scott`s transcripts and translations.


  • Creation: 1560-1668, circa 1774.


0.00 Linear metres (7 volumes. Folio.)

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Custodial History

The volumes were bought by the Advocates` Library in 1818 at the sale of Scott`s papers.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

Related Materials

For part i of Scott`s transcripts and translations see Adv.MSS.13.1.1-13.1.7.

For another manuscript which belonged to Scott see Adv.MS.35.4.4, the original of his transcript of `The Chronicle of Perth` (Adv.MS.31.1.3).

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