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Drafts. Documents.

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Preliminary or tentative versions of documents.

Found in 2321 Collections and/or Records:

'36 figures of Hindu deities', a fragmentary draft of MS.13903: 'Account of various Hindoo deities'., 1806.

 Item
Identifier: MS.13905
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection covers Alexander Walker's military and administrative service in the East India Company in great detail from circa 1790 to 1801, notably in Malabar and then in Gujarat, where he was Political Resident at Baroda, until he left India in 1810. He came out of retirement to govern St Helena from 1822 to 1828, The importance of the collection lies in the detailed administrative content of Walker's correspondence and memoranda, particularly for the Gujarat period, a continuing...
Dates: 1806.

Aberargie: draft deed of sale., Seventeenth century.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.1161
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The deeds are arranged under country, county, and smaller unit, the smaller unit being either the subject of the conveyance or a covering unit mentioned in the document. They are indexed under the names of the smaller units and also, in the case of Scotland, under the names of the parties.

Dates: Seventeenth century.

Academic and literary correspondence of Professor Alastair Fowler, with some drafts of works and press cuttings.

 Record Group
Identifier: Acc.12015/1-57
Scope and Contents

This accession is one of several in the National Library of Scotland covering mainly incoming correspondence, but also containing copies of some outgoing letters and other literary material.

Acc.12015/57 gives biographical details on individual correspondents.

Dates: [Circa 1971-2000], undated.

Academic and literary papers, including typescripts, drafts and correspondence, of Angus Calder.

 Record Group
Identifier: Acc.9851/1-66
Scope and Contents

Concerning his doctoral thesis, books and broadcasts, his involvement in East African literature, his editorship of 'Journal of Commonwealth literature' and convenorship of the Scottish Poetry Library.

Includes lectures notes, drafts, histories, correspondence and interviews.

Dates: 1960-1988.

Account book of Andrew Fletcher, Lord Milton., ?1716-1730.

 Item
Identifier: MS.16933
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows: 'Accompt of Money Spent since my Coming from London to Edinburgh being the 21 of August 1718' to the end of 1719 (folio 1); 'Inventar of China', ?1716 (folio 16); list of items 'sent to Nidry' (see MS.17476), 1724 (folio 20); and draft journal, 1729-1730 (folio 1 inverted).

Dates: ?1716-1730.

Account book of the Trustees of James Dundas of Dundas (died 1780).

 Item
Identifier: MS.6523
Scope and Contents

The accounts are between the Trustees and tenants, employees, tradesmen, etc. A loose sheet, containing draft accounts relating to 1794-1796 has been placed at the beginning of the volume (folio i).

Dates: 1776-1806.

'Account of 41 Hindu deities’, a fragmentary draft of MS.13903: 'Account of various Hindoo deities'., 1806.

 Item
Identifier: MS.13904
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection covers Alexander Walker's military and administrative service in the East India Company in great detail from circa 1790 to 1801, notably in Malabar and then in Gujarat, where he was Political Resident at Baroda, until he left India in 1810. He came out of retirement to govern St Helena from 1822 to 1828, The importance of the collection lies in the detailed administrative content of Walker's correspondence and memoranda, particularly for the Gujarat period, a continuing...
Dates: 1806.

‘Account of Hindu institutions and ceremonies’, a fragmentary draft of MS.13895: 'Variety of notices of Hindoo manners, practices and customs'., [Circa 1823.]

 Item
Identifier: MS.13896
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection covers Alexander Walker's military and administrative service in the East India Company in great detail from circa 1790 to 1801, notably in Malabar and then in Gujarat, where he was Political Resident at Baroda, until he left India in 1810. He came out of retirement to govern St Helena from 1822 to 1828, The importance of the collection lies in the detailed administrative content of Walker's correspondence and memoranda, particularly for the Gujarat period, a continuing...
Dates: [Circa 1823.]

'Account of various Hindoo deities', and fragmentary drafts thereof., 1806.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.13903-13905
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection covers Alexander Walker's military and administrative service in the East India Company in great detail from circa 1790 to 1801, notably in Malabar and then in Gujarat, where he was Political Resident at Baroda, until he left India in 1810. He came out of retirement to govern St Helena from 1822 to 1828, The importance of the collection lies in the detailed administrative content of Walker's correspondence and memoranda, particularly for the Gujarat period, a continuing...
Dates: 1806.

Accounts of Andrew Stuart with the Hamilton Trustees, chiefly concerning the Douglas Cause., 1762-1769.

 File
Identifier: MS.5363
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:(i) Account of expenditure abroad, July 1762, to January 1766 (folio 1), followed by drafts of this account giving more detail (folio 36);(ii) Accounts relative to the Douglas Cause, 1762-1769 (folio 122);(iii) 'General abstract of the whole expence in relation to the Douglas Cause in Scotland', 1769 (folio 134), with other abstracts and a memorial concerning the proportion to be paid by Sir Hew Dalrymple (folio 142);...
Dates: 1762-1769.

`Adversaria`, being miscellaneous notes and copies of correspondence of Sir Robert Sibbald, with scholars such as William Nicolson, Edward Lhuyd and John Smith of Durham on Scottish history and antiquities.

 File
Identifier: Adv.MS.33.3.19
Scope and Contents Smith`s letters (folios 47-61), some of which are originals, concern the records of Scottish history surviving at Durham. Other contents are as follows:(i) Notes on historical manuscripts in Edinburgh University Library (folio 2).(ii) The life of Robert Morison copied from his ‘Plantarum Historiae Universalis Oxoniensis’, part 3, with notes on the same volume (folio 4 verso).(iii) `A list of Gold Scotch Coyns` (folios 13 verso, 18).(iv) `The...
Dates: Circa 1682-1706, and undated.

Album of ‘Jacobite relics’, containing printed and manuscript material and portraits, formerly owned, perhaps started, by James Maidment, and containing additions made by a later owner.

 File
Identifier: MS.2960
Scope and Contents The printed matter is recorded in the Catalogue of Printed Books. In addition to some forgeries, the manuscript material is as follows:(i) Letter, undated, of John Stevenson, James Maidment's publisher, probably to Maidment (folio 2);(ii) A version, in a hand of about Maidment's time, of part of the poem on Lord justice Clerk Whitelaw, 'Old Nick was in want of a lawyer in hell,' printed by Maidment in ‘A book of Scotish pasquils’ (Edinburgh, 1827), page 73 (folio 2...
Dates: 1696-1891, undated.

Annotated copy, drafts and notes, undated, of Sir David Dalrymple, Lord Hailes, for ‘A specimen of notes on the statute law of Scotland during the reign of Mary, Queen of Scots'., Late 18th century.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.25356-25357
Scope and Contents From the Series: Sir David Dalrymple, 3rd Baronet of Hailes, (1726-1792), was the son of Sir James Dalrymple, 2nd Baronet of Hailes, and Lady Christian Dalrymple, daughter of the 6th Earl of Haddington. Sir David was educated at Eton and entered the Inner Temple in 1742. From 1747-1748 he studied Civil Law at Utrecht, and in 1748 was admitted to the Faculty of Advocates. He was raised to the Bench as Lord Hailes in 1766 and appointed a Lord of Justiciary in 1776. In addition to his legal activities, Lord...
Dates: Late 18th century.

Annotated copy, drafts and notes, undated, of Sir David Dalrymple, Lord Hailes, for ‘A specimen of notes on the statute law of Scotland during the reign of Mary, Queen of Scots'., Late 18th century.

 File
Identifier: MS.25356
Scope and Contents From the Series: Sir David Dalrymple, 3rd Baronet of Hailes, (1726-1792), was the son of Sir James Dalrymple, 2nd Baronet of Hailes, and Lady Christian Dalrymple, daughter of the 6th Earl of Haddington. Sir David was educated at Eton and entered the Inner Temple in 1742. From 1747-1748 he studied Civil Law at Utrecht, and in 1748 was admitted to the Faculty of Advocates. He was raised to the Bench as Lord Hailes in 1766 and appointed a Lord of Justiciary in 1776. In addition to his legal activities, Lord...
Dates: Late 18th century.

Annotated copy, drafts and notes, undated, of Sir David Dalrymple, Lord Hailes, for ‘A specimen of notes on the statute law of Scotland during the reign of Mary, Queen of Scots'., Late 18th century.

 File
Identifier: MS.25357
Scope and Contents From the Series: Sir David Dalrymple, 3rd Baronet of Hailes, (1726-1792), was the son of Sir James Dalrymple, 2nd Baronet of Hailes, and Lady Christian Dalrymple, daughter of the 6th Earl of Haddington. Sir David was educated at Eton and entered the Inner Temple in 1742. From 1747-1748 he studied Civil Law at Utrecht, and in 1748 was admitted to the Faculty of Advocates. He was raised to the Bench as Lord Hailes in 1766 and appointed a Lord of Justiciary in 1776. In addition to his legal activities, Lord...
Dates: Late 18th century.