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Miscellaneous manuscript content found in printed works in the Lauriston Castle Collection.

Identifier: MSS.6525-6624

Scope and Contents

These are the more substantial of the letters, papers and notes found in the Lauriston Castle Collection of printed books, whether pasted or inserted loosely into volumes or as inscriptions written in books.


  • Creation: 17th century-early 20th century.

Conditions Governing Access

Normal access conditions apply.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.


100 Volumes

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed, 1926, by Mr and Mrs W R Reid, of Lauriston Castle.


The printed book cited in the description of each manuscript has been described in full in the catalogue of printed books. A link to the description is included under 'External Documents' in the description of the manuscript.


The manuscript content described here is included in printed works in the Lauriston Castle Collection held in the printed book collections of the Library. As such the manuscript content is to be requested under printed book request procedures through the appropriate bibliographic record in the printed book catalogue. A link to the relevant description in the printed book catalogue is provided under 'External Documents' in the descripion of each manuscript. The identifier 'L.C.' indicates the printed book reference number and the full reference is recorded in square brackets after the manuscript reference number: e.g. MS.6525 [L.C.1].

National Library of Scotland Catalogue of Manuscripts
National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division
Description rules
International Standard for Archival Description - General
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

Archives and Manuscript Division
National Library of Scotland
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