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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Composite volume of 15th-century manuscripts of miscellaneous works by four hands bound together, with an incunable, in the 16th-century or earlier.

Identifier: Adv.MS.18.4.8
Scope and Contents The collection has been in one volume since the 16th century at least. The contents are as follows:[(i) A printed book: Johannes de Hildesheim, ‘Liber de gestis ac translatione trium regum’, etc., ([Cologne], 1478) = National Library of Scotland Inc.43 (B.M.Cat. IB 4236) (folio 1)]. Folio 56 blank.(ii) Baebius Italicus (?), `Ilias latina` (‘Poetae latini minores’ ii.3; this manuscript is not included in the list given by P Vollmer in ‘Sitzungsberichte der Bayerischen...
Dates: 15th century.

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.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, of Elizabeth Gordon., 1893-1912.

Identifier: MS.40462
Scope and Contents Letters, 1893-1912, of Elizabeth Gordon to John Murray IV and Hallam Murray, with related letters. They concern her memoir of her father, “The life and correspondence of William Buckland”, published by the Murrays. The letters are arranged in chronological order.1893: folios 1-10.1894, January-June: folios 11-74; (1) July-December: 75-97; undated: folios 98-99;?1894: folios 100-102.1895-1897: folios 103-120....
Dates: 1893-1912.

Preaching-book of John of Grimestone, a Franciscan friar from Norfolk.

Identifier: Adv.MS.18.7.21
Scope and Contents The sermon topics are arranged alphabetically, with an index at the beginning (folios 7-9); the heading and number of each is repeated at the top of each page. The last three in the index (numbers 141-143, De Vsura, De Vita, De Veste) are missing from the text. The topics are predominantly in Latin, a very few in French, and consist of quotations (from the Bible, classical authors, especially Cicero and Seneca, the Fathers, and medieval authors) and moral tales and happenings. Interspersed...
Dates: 1372.