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Scottish chartularies transcribed, 1738-1744, for Walter Macfarlane of Macfarlane by his earlier copyist.

Identifier: Adv.MSS.35.2.5-35.3.9

Scope and Contents

The wording and ornament of the title pages suggest a division into three groups:

(i) Adv.MSS.35.2.5, 35.3.6, 35.3.7, 35.39: 1738-1739.

(ii) Adv.MSS.35.3.2, 35.3.4: 1740.

(iii) Adv.MSS.35.3.3, 35.3.5, 35.3.8: 1740-1744.

The sources are mainly the original manuscripts then in the Advocates` Library, with notes taken from Richard Augustine Hay`s works. Only those documents the present location of whose originals is unknown are indexed in detail.


  • Creation: 13th century-1707, or after.


0.00 Linear metres (10 volumes. Folio.)

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Custodial History

The volumes were bought by the Advocates’ Library in 1783.

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

Cf. also Adv.MS.35.3.13.

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