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Papers of and concerning Henry Fox., 1812-1948.

Identifier: MSS.42233-42235
Scope and Contents Statesman Henry Richard Vassall Fox (1773-1840) and his wife, Elizabeth (?1771-1845), (also known as Lord and Lady Holland) were at the centre of the Whig political and social circle that became known as the Holland House set. The material here largely consists of letters, and typescript transcriptions of letters, of Henry Fox to John Murray [II], although there are also some letters of Elizabeth Fox included. In addition to the correspondence, there is some miscellaneous...
Dates: 1812-1948.

Papers of and concerning Maria Edgeworth., 1814-1843, 1937.

Identifier: MSS.42180-42184
Scope and Contents Novelist Maria Edgeworth (1768-1849) published stories for children, educational works, novels and a memoir of her father, Richard Lovell Edgeworth. John Murray was one of her publishers and they had many mutual acquaintances, including Walter Scott. The papers here include letters of Edgeworth to John Murray; papers relating to 'Lost letters of Maria Edgeworth and Lady Romilly' with an offprint of a 20th century article relating to Edgeworth; and a manuscript of a story by Edgeworth...
Dates: 1814-1843, 1937.

Papers of and concerning the Horsburgh family.

Identifier: Acc.4290
Scope and Contents


1. pedigree, 19th century, of the Horsburgh family

2. transcripts of, and extracts from, charters and letters concerning members of the Horsburgh family

3. presentation, 1836, of the Reverend David Gairdner to the Church and Parish of Skirling

4. presentation, 1831, of the Reverend Dr George Burns to the Church and Parish of Tweedsmuir.

Dates: 19th century.

Papers of Archibald Shiells, merchant in Edinburgh, and his family.

Identifier: Acc.12591
Scope and Contents

Includes papers of, and relating to, the family of Wilsone of Murrayshall, Stirlingshire, 1701-1925; and Scottish charters and other legal and administrative documents, mainly from Fife.

Dates: 1529-1925.

Papers of David Cairns.

Identifier: Acc.9326
Scope and Contents

Includes typescripts of articles, addresses, and poems, transcripts of diaries and correspondence.

Dates: 1926-1986.

Papers of George Douglas Brown.

Identifier: Acc.6804
Scope and Contents


school essay, "Science and Intellectual Philosophy; their Aims and Relations"

letter of Brown, on the death of his mother

notes and transcriptions, undated, of Brown.

Dates: circa 1890-circa 1902.

Papers of George Robinson, concerning the Zulu War, 1879.

Identifier: Acc.6692
Scope and Contents

Including transcripts, photographs, photocopies, and correspondence.

Dates: circa 1879-circa 1976

Papers of Hamish Henderson.

Identifier: Acc.10157
Scope and Contents

Includes a notebook and drafts of Henderson`s translation of Antonio Gramsci, "Lettere dal Carcere".

With autograph transcriptions, undated, compiled by Robert Garioch for the School of Scottish Studies.

Dates: circa 1947-1987.

Papers of John Brown.

Identifier: Acc.6289
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Including letters of Ruskin, Thackerry and Mark Twain.

With sketchbooks and family papers.

Dates: 1784-1938.

Papers of Keith William Murray.

Identifier: Acc.9691
Scope and Contents

Includes genealogical articles, notes, and transcripts, 1892-1909 and undated, concerning the Murray family.

With drafts for the "Scots Peerage" of Sir James Balfour Paul, with letters pasted in, 1902-1917 and undated. Letter writers include:

James Balfour Paul, John Murray, 7th Duke of Atholl, J Maitland Thomson and George Cokayne.

Dates: 1892-1917 and undated.

Papers of Margaret Mackenzie Scott.

Identifier: Acc.6226/1-5
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Including typescript of novel, "Bernardine", typescripts of articles, transcripts of press reviews and a letter concerning the novel, "The Last Spring" (1931).

Dates: 1931-1932 and undated.

Papers relating to an article entitled, 'Lost letters of Maria Edgeworth and Lady Romilly', by Samuel Henry Romilly: includes typescript transcriptions of the letters, manuscript notes and an off print of the article., ? 1937.

Identifier: MS.42182
Scope and Contents The papers here all relate to an article published in the 'Quarterly Review' about letters between Maria Edgeworth and Anne Romilly. They have been divided into three distinct sections:(1) typescript transcriptions of the "lost letters", 1814-1817, of Maria Edgeworth to Anne Romilly, including a transcription of a letter, 1823, of Edgeworth to Sophia Kennedy, daughter of Romilly, ? 1937: folios 1-76;(2) manuscript notes on the contents of the letters of Maria...
Dates: ? 1937.

Partial transcript of the lectures delivered by David Hume as Professor of Scots Law in Edinburgh in the hand of the donor, Lord Kingsburgh., 1786-1822.

Identifier: Adv.MSS.81.6.33-81.6.41
Scope and Contents

It appears that the task of transcription was tackled chapter by chapter and was never finished, as the chapter on Insurance was left incomplete; but in the other cases of incomplete chapters (`Voluntary Servants` and `Extinction by Compensation and Retention`), some pages seem to have been lost. The introductory chapter is known only from this transcript. Part II, Chapter XIV is placed after Chapter XVI.

Dates: 1786-1822.