Correspondence and papers of Alexander 'Jupiter' Carlyle, Minister of Inveresk, and of his trustees and later relations. Edit




  • 1743-1944, undated. (Creation)


  • 170 Volumes (Whole)



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    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bought, 1989.

  • Scope and Contents

    Alexander Carlyle's papers consist chiefly of journals, sermons, lectures, autobiographical writings, writings on various topics, poetry and papers on church and other affairs. The later papers (MSS.23927-23930) consist of a list of his books, excerpts from his writings and excerpts of proceedings in the action against him by the Presbytery of Dalkeith.

  • Separated Materials

    For nine formal documents of Alexander Carlyle, see Ch.17361-17369.

  • Arrangement

    The papers are arranged as follows: MSS.23761-23765. Correspondence MSS.23766-23785. Journals MSS.23786-23908. Sermons MS.23909. Lectures MSS.23910-23916. Autobiographical writings MSS.23917-23920. Writings on various subjects MSS.23921-23922. Poetry MS.23923. Church affairs MS.23924. Poker Club MS.23925. Library catalogue MS.23926. Papers of William Carlyle MSS.23927-23930. Papers of trustees and later relatives