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Story of a Gaelic manuscript (Story of the MacLauchlan Manuscript), late 19th century

 Item
Identifier: Coll-98/5/8

Scope and Contents

Handwriting notes that give an account of how MacLauchlan and Skene lost a manuscript, and retrieved after they had lost it. The manuscript which they lost was: MS.NLS.72.i.38, which is often referred to as the 'Kilbride Manuscript No.24'.

Dates

  • late 19th century

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

The paper is in good condition, though many pages are discoloured. There is no binding, so paperclips are used to keep the pages together. The ink is unfaded, and the handwriting is relatively clear.

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please contact the repository in advance.

Extent

10 pages

Previous reference

Mackinnon C.1(3)

Physical Description

The paper is in good condition, though many pages are discoloured. There is no binding, so paperclips are used to keep the pages together. The ink is unfaded, and the handwriting is relatively clear.

Physical Facet

Material: Paper

Binding: None; modern paperclips and string used to hold pages together

Dimensions

20.7 cm x 25.7 cm

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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