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

 Sub-Fonds — Container: CLX-A-348
Identifier: coll-1835/4

Scope and Contents

This subfonds contains:

  1. A manuscript volume containing William Anderson's sermons, 1792 (with a 1979 letter enclosed)
  2. Copy of William Anderson's will, 9 April 1798
  3. Opening of William Anderson's repositories, 25 February 1804
  4. Testament and inventory of his goods, 1805
  5. Inventory of Books and household furniture, 1805
  6. House book of William Anderson for 1794-1803
  7. Accounts - William Anderson to Robert Walker, pharmacist, 1772
  8. Contracts of marriage to Agnes Greig in 1768, and to Jean Moubray in 1778; and 'Opinion upon Mr William Anderson marriage contracts', 1797
  9. Contracts of Copartnery twixt William Anderson and Sons, 1796 and 1799
  10. Bundle of documents entitled 'Papers regarding the estate of William Anderson', including will and list of debts due to him, 1804
  11. Extract from the last will and settlement of Mr Alexander Moubray, ?1801
  12. Letter from William Anderson to his son Robert, 17 August 1798
  13. Autograph letter signed by Walter Scott, father of the novelist, 1805


  • Creation: 1768-1805; 1979


Conditions Governing Access

Open, but please contact the repository in advance.


3 folders

1 volume

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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University of Edinburgh Main Library
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