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Calligraphic transcript, 7 August 1782, by John McOmie of the copy made by James Scott, minister of East church, Perth, of the charter granted 14 April 1498 to the Carthusian monastery, Perth, by James Stewart, Earl of Buchan (created 1469), of his garden or orchard without the Spey (folio 4).

Identifier: Adv.MS.31.6.7

Scope and Contents

The main transcript is preceded by transcripts by McOmie of Scott`s account of the circumstances of the donation (folio 1) and Scott`s presentation note, 19 July 1782, to David Steuart Erskine, Earl of Buchan (succeeded 1767) (folio ii).


  • Creation: 1498.


0.00 Linear metres (ii + 19 + a few blank folios. Quarto.)

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Custodial History

At folio i are Buchan`s note, 12 May 1801, presenting the transcript to the Advocates` Library to be placed in the Macfarlane transcripts, which he was instrumental in securing for the Library, and the Library`s ex-libris, dated 1802. Buchan`s bookplate is affixed to the inner front cover.

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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