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Accessions book, 1693-1789

Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/2/Da.1.34

Scope and Contents

Record of purchases, 1693-1719.

General book of disbursements on the purchase of bookbindings etc. Written by Robert Henderson, Librarian, 25 July 1693- 26 February 1719. [pp 1-43].

Receipt book or record of borrowings, 14 April 1767 - 07 January 1769.

Includes (pp 191-293) alphabetical cataloge of books in presses MN 1 P - MN 5 P. These were the presses that contained James Nairne's bequest. The catalogue contains a number of cross references and subject entries.

Also includes 'Books asked for and not in the Library', 26 March 1768.


  • Creation: 1693-1789


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1 volume

Physical Location

Box: EUA-A-5

Related Materials

This is described as 'Book of Disbursements in whole for any sumes however received' at EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/2/Da.1.32, p. 138.

Repository Details

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