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Copies, mostly by Lieutenant-General G H Hutton, of charters and other formal documents relating to religious houses in the counties of Banff and of Aberdeen., 1242-1661.

Identifier: Adv.MS.20.3.5
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows: (i) copies, 1816, 1819, of documents, 1499-1569, then in possession of Sir George Abercromby, 4th Baronet of Birkenbog, at Forglen House (folio 1) and copies, 1796, of documents, 1324, 1544, then in possession of William Rose of Montcoffer (folio 48), relating to the house of Carmelite friars at Banff; (ii) a letter, 1789, of the minister of Cullen with a copy (in another hand), circa 1804, of a document, 1455, relating to St Mary`s parish...
Dates: 1242-1661.

Copies of charters and other formal documents mostly of and relating to churches and religious houses in and near Edinburgh. Most are written by Lieutenant-General G H Hutton, on leaves watermarked 1821, from originals then in possession of Thomas Thomson, or at the General Register House, Edinburgh., 12th century-1569.

Identifier: Adv.MS.20.3.4
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:(i) copies, some dated 1818 and 1819, of original charters then at Panmure relating to Holyroodhouse, 12th century-1429 (folios 1-98, 116-117);(ii) copies, 1816, of documents mostly relating to the church at Kinnell, 1509, 1512 (folio 99);(iii) copies of charters relating to St Giles`s, Edinburgh, 1395-1551 (folio 118); (iv) copy relating to the collegiate church of St Mary of the Fields, 1523 (folio 162); ...
Dates: 12th century-1569.

Copy of "Life and Correspondence of David Hume" (1846) of John Hill Burton.

Identifier: Acc.11927
Scope and Contents

Includes an letter of David Hume, 1773, and interleaves bearing transcripts of 16 letters of Hume to his brother John and John`s son Joseph (`Josey`), transcribed by John Turnbull, WS, circa 1872.

Dates: circa 1773-1872.

Copy of "The Endurance Diary of Harry McNeish", carpenter with Ernest Shackleton`s 1914-1916 Imperial Trans-Atlantic Expedition.

Identifier: Acc.12254
Scope and Contents

Transcribed by Shane Murphy from a microfilm in the National Library of Australia, Canberra. Includes copy of "The Diary of Thomas H Orde-Lees`s Imperial Trans-Atlantic Expedition, 1914-1916" being notes made by Margot Murrell, 1997.

Dates: circa 1997.

Copy, probably made between 1774 and 1778 by the Reverend James Scott, and interspersed by him with historical notes, of ‘The Chronicle of Perth`, 1210-1668, also known as Mercer`s Chronicle and Fleming`s Chronicle., 1600-1668.

Identifier: Adv.MS.31.1.3
Scope and Contents

The Chronicle was compiled probably between 1600 and 1668 by more than one person. Though attributed to John Mercer, town clerk of Perth, the most that can be said is that the original was at one time in his possession and he may have contributed a few entries to it. His predecessor Henry Elder may also have contributed. From 1660 it is almost entirely a register of burials.

Dates: 1600-1668.

Corrected typescript, 1974, of Naomi Mitchison, "Oil for the Highlands".

Identifier: Acc.6299
Scope and Contents

With a notebook, undated, entitled "Oil".

Dates: 1974 and undated.

Correspondence, 1807-1853, mostly of James Everson, Beverley, on the Scotch Baptist Church.

Identifier: Acc.11076
Scope and Contents

Includes transcripts, 1944, by James Idwal Jones, together with notes, essays and pamphlets on the history of the Church.

Dates: 1807-1853, 1944.

Correspondence and papers of Lieutenant-General G H Hutton concerning his researches into the ecclesiastical antiquities of Scotland.

Identifier: Adv.MS.29.4.2(i)-(xiii)
Scope and Contents The correspondence consists of letters to Hutton from various correspondents, many of whom were parish ministers to whom he had written asking for information; the papers consist of transcripts of charters and other formal documents, extracts from cartularies and other registers, and descriptions, sketches, plans and elevations of monasteries and other religious buildings. The greater part of the collection is dated between 1788 and 1790, and between 1809 and 1822 (many of the...
Dates: 1785-1823, undated.