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Cockburn, Henry, 1779-1854 (Lord Cockburn | Solicitor General for Scotland)

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Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Cockburn, Henry, 5 May 1845; 19 November 1850; 30 June 1851

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Identifier: Coll-1989/16
Scope and Contents Autograph letters signed from Henry Cockburn to Katharine Murray Lyell, with whom Cockburn seems to have been on very friendly terms.1. Letter dated 5 October 1845: "Thanks for your two letters. I can scarcely tell you how I am relieved by what you say of Mrs Bellen [?]. Long may she be preserved to her friends & family. – You seem to be leading a very pleasant life at least no life is ever unpleasant to me, in which I am let alone. Nevertheless, I wish Leonard was in any...
Dates: 5 May 1845; 19 November 1850; 30 June 1851

Letter: [18--] 2 Manor Place [Edinburgh] to David Laing, Signet Library [Edinburgh]., 19th century

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Identifier: La.IV.6 Coc. 15
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

After the death of David Laing, his private library was sold in an auction occupying thirty-one days. His collection of charters and other papers is of national importance and the most distinguished of its kind in any Scottish university. It is an essential source for the 18th century, and a much used one for all periods of Scottish history from the earliest times. The Laing Collection falls into five sections, designated as La.I., La.II., La.III., La.IV., and La.V.

Dates: 19th century

Letter: [18--] 14 Charlotte Square [Edinburgh] to David Laing., 19th century

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Identifier: La.IV.6 Coc. 12
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

After the death of David Laing, his private library was sold in an auction occupying thirty-one days. His collection of charters and other papers is of national importance and the most distinguished of its kind in any Scottish university. It is an essential source for the 18th century, and a much used one for all periods of Scottish history from the earliest times. The Laing Collection falls into five sections, designated as La.I., La.II., La.III., La.IV., and La.V.

Dates: 19th century

Letter: [18--] 14 Charlotte Square [Edinburgh] to David Laing, 49 South Bridge [Edinburgh]., 19th century

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Identifier: La.IV.6 Coc. 13
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

After the death of David Laing, his private library was sold in an auction occupying thirty-one days. His collection of charters and other papers is of national importance and the most distinguished of its kind in any Scottish university. It is an essential source for the 18th century, and a much used one for all periods of Scottish history from the earliest times. The Laing Collection falls into five sections, designated as La.I., La.II., La.III., La.IV., and La.V.

Dates: 19th century

Letter: [18--] 14 Charlotte Square [Edinburgh] to David Laing / H. Cockburn., 19th century

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Identifier: La.IV.6 Coc. 11
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

After the death of David Laing, his private library was sold in an auction occupying thirty-one days. His collection of charters and other papers is of national importance and the most distinguished of its kind in any Scottish university. It is an essential source for the 18th century, and a much used one for all periods of Scottish history from the earliest times. The Laing Collection falls into five sections, designated as La.I., La.II., La.III., La.IV., and La.V.

Dates: 19th century

Letter: [18--] to David Laing., 19th century

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Identifier: La.IV.6 Coc. 14
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

After the death of David Laing, his private library was sold in an auction occupying thirty-one days. His collection of charters and other papers is of national importance and the most distinguished of its kind in any Scottish university. It is an essential source for the 18th century, and a much used one for all periods of Scottish history from the earliest times. The Laing Collection falls into five sections, designated as La.I., La.II., La.III., La.IV., and La.V.

Dates: 19th century

Letter: 1828 Dec. 22, 14 Charlotte Square [Edinburgh] to David Laing, South Bridge [Edinburgh] / H. Cockburn., 1828

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Identifier: La.IV.6 Coc. 2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

After the death of David Laing, his private library was sold in an auction occupying thirty-one days. His collection of charters and other papers is of national importance and the most distinguished of its kind in any Scottish university. It is an essential source for the 18th century, and a much used one for all periods of Scottish history from the earliest times. The Laing Collection falls into five sections, designated as La.I., La.II., La.III., La.IV., and La.V.

Dates: 1828

Letter: 1828 May 19, 14 Charlotte Square [Edinburgh] to David Laing / H. Cockburn., 1828

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Identifier: La.IV.6 Coc. 1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

After the death of David Laing, his private library was sold in an auction occupying thirty-one days. His collection of charters and other papers is of national importance and the most distinguished of its kind in any Scottish university. It is an essential source for the 18th century, and a much used one for all periods of Scottish history from the earliest times. The Laing Collection falls into five sections, designated as La.I., La.II., La.III., La.IV., and La.V.

Dates: 1828

Letter: 1841 June 10, 14 Charlotte Square [Edinburgh] to David Laing / H. Cockburn., 1841

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Identifier: La.IV.6 Coc. 3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

After the death of David Laing, his private library was sold in an auction occupying thirty-one days. His collection of charters and other papers is of national importance and the most distinguished of its kind in any Scottish university. It is an essential source for the 18th century, and a much used one for all periods of Scottish history from the earliest times. The Laing Collection falls into five sections, designated as La.I., La.II., La.III., La.IV., and La.V.

Dates: 1841

Letter: 1848 Feb. 22, Court, to David Laing / H. Cockburn., 1848

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Identifier: La.IV.6 Coc. 4
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

After the death of David Laing, his private library was sold in an auction occupying thirty-one days. His collection of charters and other papers is of national importance and the most distinguished of its kind in any Scottish university. It is an essential source for the 18th century, and a much used one for all periods of Scottish history from the earliest times. The Laing Collection falls into five sections, designated as La.I., La.II., La.III., La.IV., and La.V.

Dates: 1848

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