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Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Copy of Adv.MS.31.3.18, documents relating to heraldry, made for Walter Macfarlane of Macfarlane by his earlier copyist.

Identifier: Adv.MS.34.3.22
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Translations have been provided with the material in Latin.

Dates: 1385-1661.

Copy of proclamation of the Duke of Cumberland.

Identifier: Acc.6061
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Concerning the surrender of arms.

Dates: 1746.

Diary of John Nicoll, Writer to the Signet.

Identifier: Adv.MS.33.4.1
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The diary records political and other events of the time, and includes copies of proclamations and other current publications.

Dates: 1650-1667.

Heraldic collection of John Scrymgeour.

Identifier: Adv.MS.31.5.2
Scope and Contents The material was copied by John Scrymgeour of Myres, presumably for his own use, possibly from Adam Loutfut`s heraldic manuscript (British [Museum] Library, Harleian MS.6149). Some of the items in Loutfut`s manuscript have been omitted, and the rest occur in a different order.Loutfut`s manuscript is described in ‘The Book of the Ordre of Chyvalry’, pages xxvi-xxix. (In the following description, ‘Loutfut MS.1-19` refers to the various sections of the manuscript as listed...
Dates: 1st half of 16th century.

Historical papers formerly belonging to the antiquary Robert Mylne.

Identifier: Adv.MS.31.2.1
Scope and Contents The papers mostly concern events in Scotland from 1637 to 1652, and include copies of acts, proclamations, petitions, etc. The subjects include the service book, the National Covenant, teinds, and the College of Justice. There is also a copy of ‘Irene’ by William Drummond of Hawthornden (folio 213). A list has been inserted of those items which have been published.There are a few notes by Mylne, identifying some of the papers. His instructions for binding the collection and his...
Dates: Late 16th century-17th century.

Jacobite papers.

Identifier: Acc.8728
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proclamation, 1720, and letter, 1751, of James VIII

intimation, 1745, by Bishop Forbes

correspondence, 1751, concerning the Earl and Countess of Lismore

five letters, 1722-1728, of General Charles Ross of Balnagown.

Dates: 1700-1751.

Jacobite Papers.

Identifier: Acc.3412
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Includes letters, correspondence, printed pamphlets and poems, proclamations and newspaper cuttings.

Dates: 1645-1891.

Letters and papers, mostly concerning the Church of Scotland., 1231-1641.

Identifier: Adv.MS.29.2.8
Scope and Contents The subjects include the case brought by John Lindsay, Lord Menmuir, against Robert Wallace; the ‘Second Book of Discipline’; the Act of Revocation; and the protests against the Service-book. Most of the papers concerning the Covenant have been published more than once, and some appeared as contemporary pamphlets.Copy of a charter, 1360, granted by David II to the Bishop of Aberdeen; in Latin (folio 1). - This was printed from Adv.MS.16.1.10 in ‘Registrum episcopatus...
Dates: 1231-1641.

Papers concerning lead mining in Scotland in the late 16th century, and political papers of the 17th century., 1584-1686, and undated.

Identifier: Adv.MS.29.2.9
Scope and Contents The first part of the volume consists of papers of John Lindsay, Lord Menmuir, mostly in his capacity of Master of the Metals and Minerals, and of his brother Sir David Lindsay of Edzell (see also Adv.MS.19.1.24). These are followed by papers concerning the Covenanters and the Scots Commissioners at Ripon and London. The remainder mostly concern Lord Menmuir`s grandson, Alexander, Lord Lindsay of Balcarres, later the first Earl, who joined the Covenanters, but after taking part in the...
Dates: 1584-1686, and undated.

Regula of the Knights Templar, and works concerning ceremonial orders, heraldry and tournaments.

Identifier: Adv.MS.32.6.9
Scope and Contents The contents of the manuscript are as follows:(i) Statutes of the Order of the Garter in English (folio 1). The Statutes are those of Edward VI, 17 March 1552/1553, and are followed by a list of knights present at that Chapter. For other Statutes in English, see Adv.MS.31.7.18.(ii) `Regula pauperum commilitonum Christi templique salomonici` by Joannes Michaelensis, written in two hands of the 12th century (folio 18). The order of chapters differs from that given in...
Dates: 12th century-17th century.

State papers collected by Sir James Balfour of Denmilne, volumes 21-24: letters and papers mostly to or concerning James VI., 1578-1629.

Identifier: Adv.MS.33.1.7
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The collection is known both as the `Denmilne State Papers` and the `Denmilne Collection`. Less formally it is often referred to as the `Denmilne Manuscripts`.

Dates: 1578-1629.