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Microfilm of three notebooks, undated, of William Motherwell, the first containing 'The crust of comfort being a short treatise expressly written for the instruction and edification of Old Maids by Jacob Ebenezer Jogtrot B.A. of Brazen Nose College Oxford', the other two miscellaneous poems, copies of ballads, and other notes.

Identifier: MS.15546 [Mf.MSS.25] MISSING


  • Creation: Early 19th century.

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Custodial History

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

Custodial History

The microfilm is recorded as missing.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, 1953.


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The microfilm was made by permission of Sir John Stirling Maxwell, Baronet, of Pollok.

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