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Histories.

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Chronological records of events, as of the life or development of a people, country, or institution.

Found in 777 Collections and/or Records:

Historical works of W Lindsay; with original binding.

 Series
Identifier: Adv.MS.16.1.3
Dates: 1644-2nd half of 17th century.

‘Historie, letters, and dialogues’ by Archibald Moncreiff, Minister of Blackford in the Presbytery of Auchterarder., 1704.

 File
Identifier: MS.2694
Scope and Contents Archibald Moncreiff was the son of William Moncreiff, Minister of Monzie, i.e., Moonzie, Fife (folio 137a verso).The author says (folios 5-6) he had observed that in spite of revolutions in the Church and State of Scotland there was 'little reformation in the lives and maners of men and women nor much to the advantage of the civil interrest of the nation ... This put me upon an earnest enquirie to find out what these evills were'. At the end (folio 137a verso) there is a...
Dates: 1704.

‘Historie of the estate of the Kirk of Scotland’ by John Row, Minister of Carnock; and other papers on ecclesiastical affairs.

 Item
Identifier: Adv.MS.34.5.13
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows: (i) “The Historie of the Estate of the Kirk of Scotland from the first Reformation of the Religion in Scotland in 1560 and continuing to the year 1637” by Mr John Row Minister of Carnock; (ii) “The Relation of the prelats cariage for introducing the books of cannons & common prayer” followed by a collection of papers on church affairs for the years 1637-1639, of which a list and description is given by Mr Laing in the appendix to “Lord Rothes’ relations”...
Dates: 1637-1639.

‘Historie of the estate of the Kirk of Scotland’ by John Row, Minister of Carnock; and papers on ecclesiastical affairs.

 File
Identifier: Adv.MS.34.5.14
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows: (i) A copy of ‘Historie of the estate of the Kirk of Scotland’ by John Row, with an addition after 1637 (beginning at page 284). At the end, in what appears to be a transcript of Mr Row’s own memorandum, it is noted that the text was copied at Aberdeen, October 2 1650; (ii) Miscellaneous papers concerning church affairs, duplicating some of those found in Adv.MS.34.5.13; (iii) ‘A supplement of the historie of the Kirk of Scotland…: or ane handful of goates haire...
Dates: 17th century.

'Historie of the estate of the Kirk of Scotland from 1558 to 1637 in August' by Mr John Row; and related material.

 File
Identifier: Adv.MS.16.1.6
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows: (i) “The historie of the estate of the Kirk of Scotland from 1558 to 1637 in August” by Mr John Row, 1650 (page 1); (ii) ‘A supplement of the Historie of the Kirk in Scotland from August in anno 1637, and thence forward to this present tyme’ by John Row, 1650 (page 283); (iii) ‘Coronis’ (page 325).

The description of the manuscript in the folio catalogue (F.R.186) includes the reference: W.3.11.

Dates: 1650.

'History of Arghoon Khan and his descendants…’, circa 1809, and material for a history of India, undated., [Circa 1809], undated.

 File
Identifier: MS.13957
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows:

(i) 'History of Arghoon Khan and his descendants who respectively reigned in Kandahar and Scind', circa 1809 (folio 1);

(ii) Material for a history of India, undated, partly related to MS.13785: Transactions of the East India Company in Malabar, volume 1, and MS.13797: Fair copy of ‘History of Malabar', volume 1 (folio 63).

Dates: [Circa 1809], undated.