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Signed copy of the Act of the Associate Presbytery for renewing the National Covenant, and the Solemn League and Covenant of the three nations

 Collection
Identifier: MS 5012

Scope and Contents

Signed copy of the 'Act of the Associate Presbytry [sic]; For Renewing the National Covenant of Scotland, and the Solemn League and Covenant of the Three Nations. In A Way and Manner agreeable to our present Situation and Circumstances in this Period.' Published in Glasgow, printed ('Pinted') by Jon Bryce, and sold at his shop opposite Gibson's Wynd, Salt-Market, 1776. Also weekly offering card for Woolton Congregation Church, c. 1870. Some pages have been excised and the final printed paragraph has been pasted over with a handwritten note, which has been partly torn. The note appears to have been written in 1781 by [-] Adam. Fifty six signatures are appended, which are attested by six people five of whom are ministers. These are followed by three further renewals of the covenant signed by the Associate Congregation of Kirriemuir. on 22 July 1789, 20 July 1809 and 15 July 1824.

Dates

  • 1776

Conditions Governing Access

Generally open for consultation to bona fide researchers at Centre for Research Collections, University of Edinburgh Main Library, George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LJ. Contact repository in advance: is-crc@ed.ac.uk

Extent

1 bound volume : printed with signatures appended ; 155 x 100 mm

1 item : printed card ; 105 x 77 mm

Physical Location

MS 5012/1 to MS 5012/2

Physical Facet

Access to records in a fragile condition may be restricted.

Repository Details

Part of the New College Library Special Collections Repository

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