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Letters collected by Allan Park Paton (died 1905), Librarian of Greenock Library and a keen promoter of cultural and other activities in the town.

Identifier: MSS.3217-3219

Scope and Contents

From an album compiled by Allan Park Paton.


  • Creation: Mid 18th century-19th century.

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3 Volumes

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Custodial History

The collection was bought by the National Library of Scotland with the aid of the Reid Fund.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Sotheby's, 4-6 December 1944, lot 622.

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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