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"Heads and Notes of Certain Sermons and Discourses from Diverse Texts of Scripture; by Mr. Thomas Hog, Minister of the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ at Killtearn in the Shire of Ross. Transcribed from the Original Coppy of the Author, which was lent me for that purpose by Mrs. Maire Relict of the deceas'd Mr. George Maire Minister of Cullross" (died 1716).

Identifier: MS.3010

Scope and Contents

Thomas Hog was a noted Covenanter (see 'The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography'). The dates of the sermons, where specified, cover the period 1659-1673; in some cases the place of delivery is given. At folio vii verso is some account of Hog, taken from Robert Wodrow, ‘History’ (Edinburgh, 1722-1723), volume i, page 41. Inserted (folio i), is a letter, 1887, of Robert Cumming McDougall, Minister of Resolis, to Hog of Newliston recommending the publication of a manuscript volume of Hog's sermons, which he had seen at the Manse of Kiltearn.


  • Creation: 1659-1673, 1887.

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597 Leaves ; Quarto.

Language of Materials



viii folios + 1178 pages.

Other Finding Aids

There are lists of contents at the beginning and end.

Custodial History

Inside the front cover are the inscription "James Ersk"ne's Book' and a bookplate of Hog of Newliston.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented, 1943, by S B Hog of Newliston, Advocate.

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