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Collectanea Scotica

Identifier: Coll-1130

Scope and Contents

This bound volume contains copies of letters, these being:
  1. - copy of letter by Sir George McKenzie to the Lord Balcarres, 1684
  2. - copy letter from Sir George Mackenzie to the Earls of Moray and Middleton
  3. - copy letter John, Duke of Lauderdale, 1680
  4. - copy letter Elizabeth, Countess of Dysart, after Duchess of Lauderdale
  5. - copy letters Field Marshall Keith to Mr John Drummond, 1747
  6. - copy letter, James R
  7. - copy inventory, signed G.R.K
  8. - copy letters relating to the Family of Gray of Fowlis - 1547-1601
  9. - copy of 'The Descent of the present Earl of Panmure [...]
  10. - copy letter Dr. Archibald Pitcairn to Dr David Gregory
  11. - copy, 'The Clachnabrattich of Strowan'
  12. - copy, 'Forestry of Coldinghame'
One letter, written in a different hand, may be original. It begins, 'Omnibus hane cartam visuris vel audituris Jacobus Redheuch de Tulichliddill [...]' and is signed James Redheuch de Tullycheddil.

On the inside of the front board, the volume bears the bookplate: Ex Libris / J. L. Weir. The volume contains more than one composition of paper, and the watermark on one is dated 1828.


  • 1820-1829

Language of Materials


Biographical / Historical

A collection of copied letters, mainly from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and probably written in the 1820s by G. E. Kinloch, and entitled Collecteana Scotica.


1 bound volume

Physical Location

'Collecteana Scotica', written by G. E. Kinloch (fl.1820-1829)

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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