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Autograph letter from William Steven to J. Leslie, 11 November 1836

 Item — Box: CLX-A-353
Identifier: Coll-1848/17-0168

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter from William Steven, author of 'The history of the Scottish church in Holland', to the bookseller J. Leslie, discussing the library at the Scots international church, proposals to create a printed catalogue and requesting additional books.


  • Creation: 11 November 1836


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Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please contact the repository in advance.


1 letter

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased in March 2017. Accession no SC-Acc-2017-0168.

Related Materials

The local Indexes of Special Collections Division, Edinburgh University Library, George Square, show references to Steven related material (check the Indexes for more details): proofs of The history of the Scottish church in Rotterdam, published 1833, with the author's own corrections, at La.II.458; letter of Steven to D. Laing, 1838, at La.II.150; mention of Steven in a letter to D. Laing, 1858, at La.IV.18; mention of Steven in a letter of I. L. C. Jacob, in French, addressed from Rotterdam, to D. Laing, 1838, at La.IV.18; and, Steven mentioned in letters of Baron van Weitreenen van Tiellandt, to D. Laing, as the Director of Heriots Hospital, at La.IV.18.

See also the collection GD45/coll-771: 'Letters of Rev. Dr. William Steven, 1836-1837').

Processing Information

Catalogued by Aline Brodin in November 2017.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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