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Copy, late 17th or early 18th century, of the memoirs of James Fraser of Brea, minister of Culross.

Identifier: Adv.MS.34.7.11

Scope and Contents

This copy begins with the author`s preface, omitting the letter of dedication to Thomas Ross, and breaks off at the end of chapter 8. It contains a small amount of biographical material which does not appear in the published version.

The name William Lindsay, Letham, Dunnichen, appears on folio 1.


  • Creation: Late 17th century.


0.00 Linear metres (iv + 129 folios. Octavo.)

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Custodial History

The manuscript was presented to the Advocates’ Library in 1902 by Mrs Tudhope, Motherwell.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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


The memoirs have been edited by William K Tweedie in ‘Select Biographies’ (Edinburgh: Wodrow Society, 1845-1847), ii, pages 85-370.
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