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Notebooks and sketchbooks compiled by, and architectural plans and drawings made by and for Lieutenant-General G H Hutton in his researches into the ecclesiastical antiquities of Scotland.

Identifier: Adv.MSS.30.5.1-30.5.28

Scope and Contents

The notes and extracts appear to have been made between about 1784 and about 1820, but most are undated.


  • Creation: Circa 1784-circa 1820.


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Custodial History

Acquired, probably from Henry Hutton, Rector of St Paul`s, Covent Garden (son of the General), through Cosmo Innes, some time after 5 Nov 1851.

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

For Hutton’s correspondence and associated papers, see Adv.MSS.29.4.2(i)-29.4.2(xiii).

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