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Scott, Walter, 1729-1799 (Writer to the Signet, Father of the Scottish Writer)


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Clermiston Estate Papers

Identifier: Coll-720
Scope and Contents This archive relates to the Clermiston Estate and to the Dick family and includes papers particular to, and signed by, Sir Alexander Dick (1703-1785), a notable medical man of the time. The papers, mostly legal, include: instruments of sasine, heritable bonds, bonds of corroboration, documents of discharge and renunciation, searches of incumbrances, a plan of Cramond Muir Road, a sketch of parts of Cramond Moor, a description of Clermiston House, measurement of turnips sold on the Estate,...
Dates: 1741-1850

Papers and sermons of William Anderson (1744-1804), 1768-1805; 1979

 Sub-Fonds — CLX-A-348
Identifier: coll-1835/4
Scope and Contents This subfonds contains: A manuscript volume containing William Anderson's sermons, 1792 (with a 1979 letter enclosed) Copy of William Anderson's will, 9 April 1798 Opening of William Anderson's repositories, 25 February 1804 Testament and inventory of his goods, 1805 Inventory of Books and household furniture, 1805 House...
Dates: 1768-1805; 1979

Papers of James Ferguson, 1801-1837

 Sub-Fonds — CLX-A-351: Series Coll-1835/21
Identifier: coll-1835/19
Scope and Contents Various legal documents, including:In folder and bundle 1: Papers relating to the affairs between Walter Scott Esq. (father of the novelist) and James Ferguson, 1801-1811 In bundle 2: Accounts of James Ferguson to the Bank of Scotland for services in connection with...
Dates: 1801-1837

Satirical illustration, 'The balance of public favor', showing Sir Walter Scott

 Fonds — Box CLX-D-33, Folder: Coll-1770 / SC-Acc-2016-0126
Identifier: Coll-1770
Scope and Contents

Coloured lithograph, some marginal browning. 394 x 267 mm.

Dates: 1827