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Manuscripts collected by Walter Biggar Blaikie, Doctor of Laws, editor of volumes concerning Jacobitism in the publications of the Scottish History Society, etc.

Identifier: MSS.278-318


  • Creation: 18th century-19th century.

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41 Volumes

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Presented, 1928, with Ch.61-63 and a collection of pamphlets relating to Jacobitism in the Department of Printed Books, by Walter Biggar Blaikie’s daughters, Miss Margaret Blaikie and Miss Alice Blaikie, as a memorial of their father.


Several of these manuscripts are printed in “Origins of the ’Forty-five”, edited by Walter Biggar Blaikie, in ‘Publications of the Scottish History Society’, 2nd series, volume ii (Edinburgh, 1916).
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