Microfilm of assorted manuscript material. Edit




  • 1552-[1931, or before]. (Creation)


  • 1 Reels (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Existence and Location of Originals

    Ch.872, 2059, 2593, MSS.816, 3357, 3803, 5319, folios (13-31), 5722, 8790.

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows: Receipt, 1575, of Archebault Betun (Archibald Bethune), an archer of the French King`s Scots Guard (Ch.872); Account, 17 February 1552, of the provisions supplied to the Royal Household at Amboise. Includes a translation (Ch.2059); Bill, 1553, concerning expenses of the French royal household (Ch.2593); Holograph poems, [1931, or before]; and, 'The secret of the heather ale', a tale, 1892, by Neil Munro. (MS.816); Typescript translation [Before 1910], of Racine's “Phèdre”, with holograph corrections, by John Davidson, the poet. (MS.3357); Manuscripts, mid 18th century, of a French Officer named La Rochette, who appears to have been acting, at least in 1763, in the services of the Duc de Nivernais, then Ambassador at St James, in connection with Acadian and other French prisoners (MS.3803); Letters, 1772, of David Hume (MS.5319, folios 13-31); Copy of David Hume's original manuscript account, 1763-1766, of the quarrel between himself and Jean-Jacques Rousseau, with additions and corrections in Hume's own hand (MS.5722); Miscellaneous letters and a poem of Robert Louis Stevenson, together with letters of Sir Sidney and Lady Colvin concerning Stevenson, 1873-1893, 1921 (MS.8790).