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Found in 121 Collections and/or Records:

15th-century manuscript written in the Low Countries containing devotional texts.

Identifier: Adv.MS.20.8.3
Scope and Contents The contents of the manuscript are as follows:(i) `Speculum peccatoris` by an unknown author. It has been variously attributed to Saints Bernard and Augustine, Richard Rolle of Hampole, and others. See ‘Writings ascribed to Richard Rolle’, pages 353-354, and ‘Die Handschriftliche Überlieferung der Werke des heiligen Augustinus’, II/2, page 116. Printed in ‘Patrologia latina’ xi, columns 983-992. (Folio 2.)(ii) Devotions to the Virgin, beginning 'O virgo concipiens et...
Dates: 15th century.

15th-century manuscript written in the Low Countries, containing various works attributed to, or written by, St Bernard.

Identifier: Adv.MS.18.8.9
Scope and Contents The contents of the manuscript are as follows:(i) Extracts from the `Vita beatissimi Malachie`, caps. 1-25. See ‘Patrologia Latina’ 182, 1073-1104 (folio 1 verso).(ii) Notes on vipers with reference to Aristotle (folio 8 verso).(iii) `De conversione ad clericos`, cap. 3. ‘Patrologia Latina’ 182, 856-857 (folio 9).(iv) `Bernardus de servitute vitiorum et incertitudine mortis` (folio 10).(v) Anonymous commentaries on the Song of...
Dates: 15th century.

Business records, 1869-1892, of Walter Duncan, tea merchant in India, with his school copybook, 1846, printed sermon, 1900, from his funeral oration, with typescript and manuscript notes concerning his life.

Identifier: Acc.13232
Scope and Contents Walter Duncan (1834 – 1900) began his career in the office of a Glasgow firm of merchants, Messrs. Playfair, Bryce and Co., possibly in 1855 or early 1856. After a short spell in Demerara working for Playfair, Allan and Co., a merchant company run by Patrick Playfair but not connected in a business way with Playfair, Bryce and Co., he returned to Glasgow in 1858. At this point Patrick Playfair offered him a prospective partnership to establish a business in Kolkata, India, under the name...
Dates: 1846-1900.

Collection of romances and religious material, mostly in verse, written in the North Midlands by Richard Heeg with some items by James Hawghton and additions in other hands.

Identifier: Adv.MS.19.3.1
Scope and Contents The contents of the manuscript are as follows:(i) ‘The Hunting of the Hare` (‘The Index of Middle English Verse’, 973) (folio 1), followed by a mock sermon in prose (folio 7 verso) and nonsense verses (folio 10 verso) (the latter ‘The Index of Middle English Verse’, 3425, both printed in ‘Reliquiae Antiquae’, volume 1, pages 82-84). See ‘The “Hunting of the Hare” in the Heege Manuscript’. Written by Richard Heeg.(ii) `Sir Gowther` (‘The Index of Middle English Verse’,...
Dates: Circa 1480.

Collection of sermons in three parts, each written by a different 17th century hand.

Identifier: Adv.MS.5.2.10
Scope and Contents

(i) Sermons, circa 1650, by various ministers, the majority from the Presbytery of St. Andrews. A list of the preachers and their texts precedes, (Folios 2-260).

(ii) Sermons and extracts from theological books. (Folios 261-322).

(iii) Sermons, many of which are headed `At Torphichen`, with the time taken in delivering them; possibly by George Wilson, Minister of Torphichen, 1663-1681. (Folios 323-383).

Dates: 17th century.

Copies, early 18th century, of autobiographies and other works of covenanters.

Identifier: Adv.MS.34.5.19
Scope and Contents The manuscript is apparently in the hand of John Elphinston: see Adv.MS.32.3.9, folio 78 verso. Several items in Adv.MS.32.3.9 are also in this hand.The contents of the manuscript are as follows:(i) Autobiography of John Livingstone, minister of Ancrum. It has been published from the version in Wod.Qu.XVIII in ‘Select Biographies’, i, pages 129-197. This manuscript has a few variants from the published version. (Folio 1.)(ii) `An Account of what past when...
Dates: 2nd half of 17th century-early 18th century.

Copy of sermons of Thomas Boston, the Elder, later published in "An Illustration of the Doctrines of the Christian Religion" (1773).

Identifier: Acc.10880
Scope and Contents

Concern the Ten Commandments. With unpublished material criticising the English Service Book and Roman Catholicism.

Dates: circa 1720.

Donald MacCalman, sermon given in Edinburgh, 1821.

Identifier: Acc.13766
Scope and Contents

A sermon on Luke 15: 1-10. Signed "Don: M,Calman". On verso of final leaf: "Edin[burgh] 19th March 1821 - Delivered this day. - D.M.C.

Dates: 1821