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Autograph letter signed from John Scott to Walter Scott, merchant in Kelso, 17 March 2019

 Item — Box: CLX-A-1126
Identifier: Coll-1848/19-0103

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed by John Scott, sent from Edinburgh to his brother Walter Scott (1653-1729, grandfather of Sir Walter Scott and merchant in Kelso) on the 24th March 1708. It answers one he received on the 15th, and regards arrangements concerning heritable rights to land, and moveables from a deceased estate. He expresses surprise, and refers to jealousies, and the matter may be in the process of resolution. A note on the back reads: 'letter from John Scot [sic] to his brother Walter Scot, renouncing any right heretable or moveable etc.'

Dates

  • 17 March 2019

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

Eleven line, forming the top half of a folded folio sheet. Fair condition. Handwriting difficult to decipher.

Conditions Governing Access

Open.

Extent

1 letter

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased in June 2019. Accession no SC-Acc-2019-0103.

Physical Description

Eleven line, forming the top half of a folded folio sheet. Fair condition. Handwriting difficult to decipher.

Processing Information

Description created by Aline Brodin in August 2019, using information provided by the seller.

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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