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Box CLX-A-387

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Three manuscript volumes on tax, from HM Revenue and Customs, 1880s ?

 Collection — Box: CLX-A-387
Identifier: Coll-1848/20-0021
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Three manuscript volumes donated by H. M. Revenue and Customs, entitled "Notes from Mr London's class (copied)", "Judges Cases and Index"; and "Precedents etc. original notes". There is no additional explanation relating to their their provenance and content.

Dates: 1880s ?

Notebook entitled "Notes of Lectures on Moral Philosophy by Adam Ferguson L.L.D.", 1782-1783

 Item — Box: CLX-A-387
Identifier: Coll-1848/22-0056
Scope and Contents Notebook entitled "Notes of Lectures on Moral Philosophy by Adam Ferguson L.L.D. in 4 Volumes. Vol 4th Edinburgh 1782-3". Author unknown (initials "JJ"). Later pencil scribbling on p. 9: "Thomas Loughlin" - perhaps a later owner of the notebook.A neatly presented contemporary manuscript copy (with slight variations) of the sixth and seventh parts of Adam Ferguson's Institutes of Moral Philosophy. For the use of students in the College of Edinburgh...
Dates: 1782-1783

Letter from Hugh MacDiarmid to Morley Jamieson, 4 December 1977

 Item — Box: CLX-A-387
Identifier: Coll-1848/22-0047
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed sent by Hugh MacDiarmid to Morley Jamieson, Candymill, 4 December 1977. In the letter, Grieve praises Jamieson on the publication of Brunton's Miscellany: "Your first issue is excellent - most elegantly produced and full of good things. I hope it has gone well. We were glad to know the launching party was so well-attended". He and his wife Valda are "very sorry indeed" not to have been able to attend: "the...
Dates: 4 December 1977

Phrenological manuscript entitled "Synopsis and Analysis of the Mental Qualities of Mr Ernest B. Nixon by Professor Hatfield, graduate of the American Institute of Phrenology", late 19th - early 20th-century

 Item — Box: CLX-A-387
Identifier: Coll-1848/22-0028
Scope and Contents Phrenological manuscript entitled "Synopsis and Analysis of the Mental Qualities of Mr Ernest B. Nixon by Professor Hatfield, graduate of the American Institute of Phrenology". Fowler & Co., New York. Front cover and back cover are printed, contents of the booklet are manuscript. On the back is written: "Prof. Hatfield may be engaged to give his Unrivalled Character Sketches at Bazaars and Entertainments. Delineation of Character from Photographs". The text analyses character and...
Dates: late 19th - early 20th-century

Letter from Alexis de Tocqueville to Louis Antoine Pagnerre relating to Charles Lyell, 31 December 1850

 Item — Box: CLX-A-387
Identifier: Coll-1848/22-0048
Scope and Contents

Letter in French from Alexis de Tocqueville to Louis Antoine Pagnerre (Paris publisher of Tocqueville's Democracy in America), relating to the publication of Charles Lyell's book about the USA in French. Tocqueville is asking Pagnerre to publish Lyell's book, saying that Lyell doesn't want any money for it and will provide the engravings plates. Sorrento, Italy, 31 December 1850.

Dates: 31 December 1850