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Acheson, Archibald, 1806-1864 (3rd Earl of Gosford)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1806-1864

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Letter: 1842 Jan. 17, Worlington Hall, Beccles [Suffolk], to David Laing / Acheson., 1842

 Item
Identifier: La.IV.18 fols. 187-188
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.

Letter: 1845 July 5, 59 Grosvenor St [London], to David Laing / Acheson., 1845

 Item
Identifier: La.IV.18 fol. 191
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.

Letter: 1845 Mar. 22, Brooks, St James's St [London], to David Laing / Acheson., 1845

 Item
Identifier: La.IV.18 fols. 189-190
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.