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Typescript of "The family of Sir Walter Scott's brother Tom" by William Moncreiffe, apparently unpublished.

Identifier: MS.8789

Scope and Contents

Two unpublished letters, one of Sir Walter Scott to John Wilson Crocker and the other of Ann Scott to her granddaughter Jessie, are reproduced in the text. The volume also includes a pedigree, from which one leaf is missing, showing the descendants of Sir Walter and Thomas Scott, and portraits of Thomas Scott, his wife and his mother, as well as other family photographs.


  • Creation: [Circa 1932.]

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79 Leaves ; Quarto.

Language of Materials



ii +77 folios.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented, 1954, by Sir lain Moncreiffe of that Ilk, Baronet.

Related Materials

See also MS.760, a shorter and earlier essay on the same subject by the same author.

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