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‘Kirk manuscripts’, copies of very miscellaneous papers on ecclesiastical history.

Identifier: Adv.MSS.34.5.8-11

Scope and Contents

According to the folio catalogue (F.R.186) the volumes were originally marked ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, ‘D’.

The description of the manuscripts in the folio catalogue (F.R.186) includes the reference: Jac.5.7.7-10.


  • Creation: 17th century-18th century.

Conditions Governing Access

Normal access conditions apply.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.


4 Volumes ; Small quarto.

Language of Materials

Multiple languages

Other Finding Aids

The description is based on the “Catalogue of the manuscripts in the Advocates’ Library. III. History” (F.R.186).

Custodial History

Presented, 1783, to the Advocates Library by John Swinton, afterwards Lord Swinton.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented, 1925, by the Faculty of Advocates to the nation on the foundation of the National Library of Scotland.

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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