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Manuscripts collected by George Neilson, Glasgow, author of ‘Trial by combat’ (Glasgow, 1890) and joint-editor of the ‘Acta Dominorum Concilii, 1496-1501’ (Edinburgh, 1918).

Identifier: MSS.2665-2832

Scope and Contents

Many of the manuscripts contain notes, indexes, etc., by George Neilson.


  • Creation: 13th century-1900

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Conditions Governing Use

Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.


168 Volumes

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Custodial History

The manuscripts were bought by the National Library of Scotland with the aid of the Reid Fund.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, 1927.

Separated Materials

See also Ch.951-1440.

National Library of Scotland Catalogue of Manuscripts
National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division
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Repository Details

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

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