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Album containing eight letters, 1833-1837, from Hugh Miller to Sir Thomas Dick-Lauder; and a transcript of a letter from Miller to Miss Dunbar of Boath, and of one from Miss Dunbar to Dick-Lauder, both of 1829.

Identifier: MS.9654

Scope and Contents

The album contains (folios 13-18) a printed octavo prospectus for ‘The traditional history of Cromarty (Inverness, 1834).


  • Creation: 1829, 1833-1837.

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28 Leaves ; Quarto.

Language of Materials



28 folios.

Custodial History

The album was once owned by David Douglas.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, 1966.

Related Materials

For other material relating to Hugh Miller, see MSS.7516-7527.


Extracts from three of the letters are printed in Peter Bayne, 'The life and letters of Hugh Miller', volume ii, pages 38-40, 77-78, 115-117.
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