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Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 205 Collections and/or Records:

17th-century extracts and transcripts, in the hand of Sir James Balfour, of chartularies and other historical works.

Identifier: Adv.MS.33.2.9
Scope and Contents 17th-century manuscript written and compiled by Sir James Balfour containing the following works:1. Copy by Sir James Balfour of George Marjorybanks, 'Annals of Scotland, 1514-94'. Folios 6r-23r.A history of Scotland in the form of annals written in Scots, originally written in the late 16th century by George Marjoribanks, burgess of Edinburgh. The location of the original manuscript from which Balfour made his copy is unknown. The work is separated into...
Dates: 17th century.

Abstract of accounts of the Treasurer of the Faculty of Advocates., 1829-1840.

Identifier: F.R.43d
Scope and Contents

Printed abstracts of the Treasurer's accounts [1829-1840], manuscript abstracts, 1840-1841, and notes of the Treasurer, 1841, 1842 and 1843 stating that no abstract of account will be circulated.

Dates: 1829-1840.

Abstract of deed of covenant of Edward Ellice., 1858.

Identifier: Ch.12740
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The papers relate to the various activities in which members of the family were involved. An inventory of these charters is available.

Dates: 1858.

Abstract of Garrison Orders and General Orders, 3 June 1769-19 July 1771, issued by Lieutenant Colonel (later General Sir Robert) Boyd, Lieutenant-Governor of Gibraltar., 1769-1771.

Identifier: MS.7120
Scope and Contents From the Series: The collection consists largely of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century correspondence. The chief correspondents are the members of the family most active in public life, and their letters are on the whole more concerned with public than with personal affairs, though there is some discussion of family matters in the seventeenth-century letters. The most important and extensive correspondence is that of the 1st Marquess of Tweeddale, which dates from 1660 to 1697, and covers most of his...
Dates: 1769-1771.

Abstract of log of HMS Wellesley., 1837-1838.

Identifier: Dep.353/10
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection includes the fair copy (not autograph) of Maitland’s ‘Narrative of the Principal Occurrences on board HMS Bellerophon’, and journals of his naval service in South America, 1819-20, the Mediterranean 1820-1, and 1828-30, and India, 1837-9. It also includes a number of printed books relating to Napoleon, particularly to the time he spent on St Helena. Some of these were written by Barry O’Meara and dedicated by him to Maitland with whom he had served as surgeon...
Dates: 1837-1838.

Abstract of the account of the Sheriff Depute of Selkirkshire for the year ending Whitsuntide., 1825.

Identifier: Ch.B.30
Scope and Contents

With an autograph note of Sir Walter Scott, 27 January [1827, error for] 1826.

Dates: 1825.

Abstracts and copies of correspondence of William Elliot concerning disturbances in Counties Sligo, Mayo, Leitrim, Cavan and Limerick., 1806-1807.

Identifier: MS.12923
Scope and Contents From the Series: William Nassau Elliot of Wells was Commissary and Commissary-General to the allied army in Germany, 1761-173, and his son, William Elliot of Wells was Member of Parliament for Portarlington, 1801-1802, and for Peterborough, 1802-1818, and Chief Secretary for Ireland in the ‘Talents' Ministry, 1806-1807. The Elliots of Wells were only very distantly related to the Elliots of Minto, the common ancestor being Robin Elliot of Redheugh (florished 1582). However, William Elliot of Wells was a...
Dates: 1806-1807.

Abstracts by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn of articles on aspects of psychiatry by various authors., 1939.

Identifier: MS.50216
Scope and Contents The final version of each of the abstracts was published in the ‘International Journal of Psycho-Analysis’, July 1940.Typescript, 1939, of an abstract by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn of ‘Diagnosis and Prognosis in Psychiatry’, by Jules H Masserman and Hugh T Carmichael. Folios 1-3.Typescript, 1939, of an abstract by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn of ‘The Nineteenth Maudsley Lecture: A Revaluation of Psychiatry’, by David Kennedy Henderson. Folios 4-5....
Dates: 1939.

Abstracts by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn of his own articles and papers., 1935-1939, 1953.

Identifier: MS.50215
Scope and Contents The abstracts are arranged chronologically.1935.‘The Sociological Significance of Communism in the Light of Psycho-Analysis’.Typescript, 1935, of an abstract by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn of ‘The Sociological Significance of Communism in the Light of Psycho-Analysis’, by Fairbairn. The abstract would appear not to have been published. Folios 1-2. 1938.‘The Ultimate Basis of Aesthetic Experience’.Typescript, 1938, of...
Dates: 1935-1939, 1953.

Abstracts by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn of his own writings and those of other authors., 1935-1953.

Identifier: MSS.50215-50216
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A comprehensive collection of the writings of William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn including published and unpublished articles, lectures and reviews.

Dates: 1935-1953.

Abstracts from contracts, accounts, reports and letters., 1845-1874.

Identifier: Acc.3521/51
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Including legal and financial papers.

Dates: 1845-1874.

Abstracts of accounts of Ochtertyre Trust., 1838-1841.

Identifier: MS.21162
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Murray papers concern chiefly their estates in Perthshire, but there is also some family correspondence, household accounts and inventories, and letters and papers of Jacobite interest. Of particular interest is the fine series of letters of General Sir George Murray written during his campaigns in the Peninsula and elsewhere.The papers of the Keiths, Earls Marischal came to the Murrays of Ochtertyre following the marriage of Helen, heiress of Sir Alexander Keith of Dunnottar...
Dates: 1838-1841.