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Fair copies.

 Subject
Subject Source: Other Source
Scope Note: A neat, or at least legible, copy or transcript of any kind of text, the copy being made by the author of the original, or by a scribe, as an acceptable version of the text to be read by others. Source: Beal (Peter). 'Dictionary of English manuscript terminology 1450-2000.' (Oxford, 2008.)

Found in 106 Collections and/or Records:

Autobiographical papers of Mary E Haldane., 1896, [1916-1917], 1922-1925, undated

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MS.20017
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of an account, 1896, (possibly a fair copy written up from notes or a diary) of a trip to Italy, travelling as far as Rome (folio 1), and reminiscences, ?1916, 1922-1925, undated, of Mary E Haldane’s early life and experiences (folio 15).

Dates: 1896, [1916-1917], 1922-1925, undated

Autobiographical papers of Mary E Haldane., 1896, [1916-1917], 1922-1925, undated.

 File
Identifier: MS.20017 (Part 1)
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

The papers consist of an account, 1896, (possibly a fair copy written up from notes or a diary) of a trip to Italy, travelling as far as Rome (folio 1), and reminiscences, ?1916, 1922-1925, undated, of Mary E Haldane’s early life and experiences (folio 15).

Dates: 1896, [1916-1917], 1922-1925, undated.

Autograph scores of musical compositions by David Stephen, Director of Music to the Carnegie Trust, Dunfermline.

 Series
Identifier: MSS.22153-22162
Scope and Contents

Most of the compositions appear to be unpublished.

Dates: 1899-1943, undated.

Ballet and dance music for orchestra by G W Crawford., [?1892-?1941.]

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.21925-21931
Scope and Contents From the Series: Most of the compositions of G W Crawford are written on a large scale and the collection consists chiefly of full scores, piano reductions and orchestral parts. There are very few drafts or sketches: almost all the compositions are in their final form, and many are in the hands of copyists. Most of the works are undated. Those dates that appear (usually on the last page or leaf) range from 1892 to 1941, but it is rarely clear whether these are of composition, revision or performance. Almost...
Dates: [?1892-?1941.]

Chamber music and songs of G W Crawford., [?1892-?1941.]

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.21968-21974
Scope and Contents From the Series: Most of the compositions of G W Crawford are written on a large scale and the collection consists chiefly of full scores, piano reductions and orchestral parts. There are very few drafts or sketches: almost all the compositions are in their final form, and many are in the hands of copyists. Most of the works are undated. Those dates that appear (usually on the last page or leaf) range from 1892 to 1941, but it is rarely clear whether these are of composition, revision or performance. Almost...
Dates: [?1892-?1941.]

Choral music of David Stephen., [?1899], 1920.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.22153-22154
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Most of the compositions appear to be unpublished.

Dates: [?1899], 1920.

Concert programmes, with music played, and other musical compositions of William Bowie., 1958-1966.

 File
Identifier: MS.21875
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows: programme, 1958, of a ceremony at the Royal High School commemorating Robert Ferguson, with a sketch of music played (folio 1); programme, 1965, of concert at the School with music of some of the works played (folio 4); sketches and fair copies of some of William Bowie's published works arranged chronologically (folio 28), works intended for publication (folio 54); unpublished works, 1961-1966, arranged chronologically (folio 71).

Dates: 1958-1966.

Correspondence and papers of the publisher, Robert Cadell, and of his grandchildren in the Stevenson family.

 Fonds
Identifier: MSS.21001-21069
Scope and Contents

Robert Cadell (1788-1849) was the partner of Archibald Constable, and, after the dissolution of that partnership in 1825, the sole publisher of Walter Scott's novels. His papers reflect his personal and business relations with Scott and other authors, as well as his family affairs.

Dates: 1802-mid 20th century, undated.

Diary of Lieutenant-Colonel (later Brigadier-General) James George Smith Neill of Barnweill and Swindrigemuir whilst second in command (with the local rank of Brigadier-General) of the Anglo-Turkish force, called the Turkish contingent, in the Crimean War, covering the period from 2 September 1855 to 30 September 1856.

 Item
Identifier: MS.15392
Scope and Contents

Judging from a number of small gaps, usually of a word or two, in the text, it would appear to be a fair copy made shortly afterwards (the paper is watermarked 1853), either from rough notes, or more probably, as folios 89-96 are stitched in, from the original.

Dates: 1855-1856.

Draft in the hand of Robert Cadell, and fair copies of 'Vindication of Sir Walter Scott and of the Memoirs of his Life by J.G. Lockhart from the aspersions of the friends of the Ballantynes'., [?1839.]

 Item
Identifier: MS.21058
Scope and Contents

This is a reply to the “Refutation of the mistatements and calumnies contained in Mr Lockhart's life of Sir Walter Scott”, published by James Ballantyne's trustees in 1838, but it is not J G Lockhart's reply which was published by Robert Cadell under the title ‘The Ballantyne-humbug handled’ in 1839.

Dates: [?1839.]

Drafts and fair copies of settings of ten songs by Francis George Scott.

 File
Identifier: MS.22018
Scope and Contents

Five of the settings are of poems of Robert Burns (folios 1-27).

Dates: 1922, 1933, 1940, 1943, 1946, undated.

Drafts for and fair copy of report on judicial administration in Bombay., 1813.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.13951-13952
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: 1813.

Drafts of the `Topographical Dictionary`, by George Chalmers. Part of draft, and fair copy, of the introduction; and, A-L., [1794, or after-1801, or after]

 Item
Identifier: Mf.Sec.MSS.133
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows: Drafts of the `Topographical Dictionary`, by George Chalmers: part of draft, and fair copy, of the introduction; and, A-C (Adv.MS.8.1.4);

Drafts of the `Topographical Dictionary`, by George Chalmers: D-L (Adv.MS.8.1.5).

Dates: [1794, or after-1801, or after]

Edited fair copies and a draft of a translation of the Kilasek Towareekh., [Circa 1800.]

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.13908-13910
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 1800.]

Edited fair copies, circa 1800, of a translation of the Kilasek Towareekh., [Circa 1800.]

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.13908-13909
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 1800.]

Edited fair copies, prepared in 1827, of MS.13911: Translation of the ‘Akbarnama’ made by James MacMurdo at Baroda in 1806., 1806-1827.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.13912-13913
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: 1806-1827.

Edited fair copy of MS.13911: Translation of the ‘Akbarnama’ made by James MacMurdo at Baroda in 1806., 1806-1827.

 Item
Identifier: MS.13912
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: 1806-1827.

Edited fair copy of MS.13911: Translation of the ‘Akbarnama’ made by James MacMurdo at Baroda in 1806., 1806-1827.

 Item
Identifier: MS.13913
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: 1806-1827.

Edited fair copy, volume I, of a translation of the Kilasek Towareekh., [Circa 1800.]

 Item
Identifier: MS.13908
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 1800.]

Edited fair copy, volume II, of a translation of the Kilasek Towareekh., [Circa 1800.]

 Item
Identifier: MS.13909
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 1800.]

'Essay on the application of steam to the purposes of navigation'; a fair copy by James Rennie of his prize essay.

 Item
Identifier: MS.9352
Scope and Contents

In an introductory note (folio ii verso), James Rennie states that he could not transcribe ‘several important particulars, which he has in the Scroll Copy'.

Dates: 1816.