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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Transcribed collections of numbers, names, or other text indicating tallies of concepts collocated for any particular purpose.

Found in 1660 Collections and/or Records:

15th-century English manuscript containing three Middle English texts: 'Liber maundevyle'; the chivalric poem 'Sir Cleges'; and, 'De regimine principum' by Thomas Hoccleve.

 Item
Identifier: Adv.MS.19.1.11
Scope and Contents The contents of the manuscript are as follows:(i) ‘Liber maundevyle` (folio 1). The manuscript belongs to sub-group E of the Defective Version on which the earliest editions were based (`English manuscripts of Mandeville`s Travels`, pages 169-171). Several leaves are missing, containing the end of the prologue and beginning of chapter 1 (after folio 1), chapters 6-9 (after folio 10), and the end of chapter 32 onwards.(ii) `Sir Cleges` (folio 71). ‘The Index of Middle...
Dates: 15th century.

15th-century manuscript containing the first statutes of the Ordre de Saint-Michel drawn up in 1469, but not those of 1476.

 Item
Identifier: Adv.MS.31.7.15
Scope and Contents The statutes (folio 5) are preceded by a list of their articles (folio 1). There are lacunae in the text following folios 14 and 16. Written in littera bastarda. Ruling in red ink. Folios 4 and 25 blank but ruled. Initials in gold on red and blue grounds. On folio 5 is a large miniature of the French king, crowned and wearing the collar of the Order, seated on a throne. There are no figures of other members of the Order. The arms of France, surrounded by the collar of the Order,...
Dates: 1469-1476.

`A Perfect Inventor of all the Pious Donations Given to the Kirks and Hospitals in Scotland since the days of K. Iames 1 To the Regne of King Iames the vi. With Additions. Edenburgh Writen 12 novr i702 by R:M:` (i.e. Robert Mylne).

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Identifier: Adv.MS.13.2.7
Scope and Contents The title is recorded on folio 1.The volume consists of a copy of a list of summaries of formal or legal documents relating to bequests of money and property to various religious institutions from the early fifteenth century (undated, but before 1425) to 1592, followed by summaries of bequests made at various times between 1613 and 1652 (folio 51) and `Additions` (folio 59 verso) consisting of further summaries of bequests made both before and after the Reformation, down to...
Dates: 1st quarter of 15th century-1703.

`A perfyte inventar of all the pious donations gevin to kirks and hospitalls since the dayes of king James the first to the reigne of king James the sixt`.

 File
Identifier: Adv.MS.15.2.25
Scope and Contents The title is taken from folio 1.The volume consists of a copy in a late seventeenth-century hand of a list of summaries of formal or legal documents relating to bequests of money and property to various religious institutions, from the early fifteenth century (undated, but before 1425) to 1592, followed by summaries of bequests made at various times between 1613 and 1652 (folio 60). The entries do not appear to have been written in any order, although a roughly...
Dates: 1st quarter of 15th century-1652.

Account book kept by George Seton., 1820-1822.

 Item
Identifier: MS.19217
Scope and Contents

The account book consists chiefly of lists of Bombay tradesmen’s bills, but some personal accounts are to be found here (inverted folios 1-7).

Dates: 1820-1822.

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

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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 family of Dundas of Dundas: account of `the whole acres lying about the Queensferry’: a list of lands with notes of tenants, etc., 17th century.

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Identifier: Adv.MS.80.3.4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The papers, with some exceptions, have been arranged in the following categories:Adv.MSS.80.1.1-80.1.18: Correspondence.80.2.1-80.2.66: Financial papers.80.3.1-80.3.57: Account books.80.4.1-80.4.16: Miscellaneous estate papers.80.5.1-80.5.6: Legal papers.80.6.1-80.6.14: Notes and notebooks of George Dundas of Dundas, Advocate.80.7.1-80.7.14: Miscellaneous papers and books.The main exceptions are...
Dates: 17th century.

Account books of the family of Dundas of Dundas: rentals and lists of lands., 17th century-1778.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Adv.MSS.80.3.1-80.3.7
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The papers, with some exceptions, have been arranged in the following categories:Adv.MSS.80.1.1-80.1.18: Correspondence.80.2.1-80.2.66: Financial papers.80.3.1-80.3.57: Account books.80.4.1-80.4.16: Miscellaneous estate papers.80.5.1-80.5.6: Legal papers.80.6.1-80.6.14: Notes and notebooks of George Dundas of Dundas, Advocate.80.7.1-80.7.14: Miscellaneous papers and books.The main exceptions are...
Dates: 17th century-1778.

Account-books of the family of Erskine of Alva., Circa 1635-1807.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.5103-5111
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The papers are chiefly of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

For a genealogical tree of the Erskine family, see MS.5115.

Dates: Circa 1635-1807.

‘Account of the Ecclesiastical Benefices ... and the number of people in Scotland’, ‘prepared for the information of Government by the late Doctor Alexander Webster’, and dedicated by his son, John Webster, to Pitt.

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Identifier: MS.89
Scope and Contents The manuscript begins with an account of the manner in which the figures were collected, and contains:(i) ‘An alphabet list of the parishes of the Church of Scotland, shewing the extent of each parish, the number of Papists and Protestants, the name of the patron, and the stipend payable to the Minister,' as at ‘end of the year 1785' (see ‘Explanation of Scheme First’);(ii) ‘A list of the several shires in Scotland, shewing the number of parishes, ministers, Papists,...
Dates: 1755, 1785

Accounts and miscellaneous papers concerning the ‘Royal Charlotte’., 1797-1826.

 File
Identifier: MS.9645
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows: (i) Pay-bills, 1816, 1818-1820. Those for 1816 are for Thomas Robertson's salary only. (Folio 1.) (ii) Boatswain's, carpenter's, and gunner's demands and accounts, 1816-1820. (Folio 21.) (iii) Lists of defects to be made good, 1817-1819 (Folio 62.) (iv) Certificates of pilotage, 1817-1820. (Folio 74.) (v) Miscellaneous accounts and papers, 1804, 1815-1820, including a leaf from a log-book, a record of ships boarded, and abstracts of wages and beer-money. (Folio...
Dates: 1797-1826.

Accounts, chiefly relating to the household of Mary of Lorraine, but with a few items of the late 16th century., 1532-1600, and undated.

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Identifier: Adv.MS.29.2.5
Scope and Contents Unless otherwise stated all items are in French. Accounts of Jacques Girard, treasurer; Longueville, 25 May 1544 (folios 1-6; the correct order should be folios 1-2, 5, 4, 3, 6). - There is a partial translation in ‘Foreign correspondence with Marie de Lorraine’ (SHS, 3rd Series, volume 4), page xxvii.Wine account of Jean Mean, butler to Mary, Queen of Scots, March 1544 (folios 7-8).Building expenses at Stirling Castle, March-April 1544 (folio...
Dates: 1532-1600, and undated.

Accounts, correspondence and other papers., 1640-19th century, undated.

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Identifier: MS.2936
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows.(i) Account between George Wishart, Bishop of Edinburgh, and his factor in respect of the rental of Holyroodhouse and New Abbey, 1662-1667. (Folio 1.)(ii) Correspondence of Sir James Livingston of Kilsyth (afterwards Viscount Kilsyth), chiefly on his private business, 1640-1661, preceded by an inventory, 1682. From the appearance of Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe's name on a leaf enclosed with these papers (folio 35), they appear to have been...
Dates: 1640-19th century, undated.

Accounts of, and lists of collections for and donations to, various foreign missions of the Church of Scotland., 1838-1848.

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Identifier: MS.7620
Scope and Contents

Accounts of the India Mission Committee (after 1846, the Foreign Mission Committee), 1839-1848; the Bombay Mission, 1838-1848; and the Calcutta Mission, 1839-48.

Lists, 1839-1848, of collections for, and donations to, foreign missions.

Dates: 1838-1848.

Accounts of Dr Patrick Chalmers and of his son Dr George Chalmers, of Aberdeen; with other papers., 1684-19th century.

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Identifier: MS.15401
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows: (i) Accounts, 1684-1721, of Dr Patrick Chalmers of Aberdeen, later Professor of Medicine at Marischal College, with his patients (folio1); (ii) Accounts, 1724-1740, of Dr George Chalmers of Aberdeen with his brother, William, merchant in Gibraltar, later 1st of Auldbar (folio 42 verso). (iii) Domestic, estate and miscellaneous accounts of Dr Patrick Chalmers (folios 45, 53, 54, 56, 57, 67, 69, 76-77, 78-82); (iv) Lists of births of children of Dr Patrick Chalmers...
Dates: 1684-19th century.

Accounts of the early Hays of Yester and of the 1st Earl of Tweeddale., 1577-1654, undated.

 File
Identifier: MS.14618
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:(i) Account, 1577-1583, undated, of moneys owing to the 5th Lord Hay of Yester out of the lands of Robert Home of Heuch (folio 1);(ii) Accounts, 1600-1608, being chiefly Edinburgh merchants’ and tradesmen's bills, of the 7th Lord and Lady Hay of Yester (folio 3);(iii) Personal, household and estate accounts, 1609-1614, for the 1st Earl of Tweeddale during his minority (folio 37);(iv) Estate accounts, 1616-1617 (folio...
Dates: 1577-1654, undated.

Accounts of the Murrays of Ochtertyre., 1737-1747.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.21106-21107
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Murray papers concern chiefly their estates in Perthshire, but there is also some family correspondence, household accounts and inventories, and letters and papers of Jacobite interest. Of particular interest is the fine series of letters of General Sir George Murray written during his campaigns in the Peninsula and elsewhere.The papers of the Keiths, Earls Marischal came to the Murrays of Ochtertyre following the marriage of Helen, heiress of Sir Alexander Keith of Dunnottar...
Dates: 1737-1747.