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Manuscripts of two apparently unpublished genealogical works by John Philp Wood.

Identifier: MSS.5271-5272


  • Creation: 1830.

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2 Volumes ; Quarto.

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Custodial History

The manuscripts were bought by the National Library of Scotland with the aid of the Reid Fund.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Sotheby's, 19 May 1947, lot 185.

Separated Materials

The manuscripts do not seem to be in John Philp Wood's hand; but both are written, illustrated and bound in the same way, and the preface to MS.5271 is signed by him.

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