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Papers of Robert Wodrow (1679-1734), minister of Eastwood

 Collection
Identifier: MS WOD3
Scope and Contents The material comprises probatory discourses, sermons, and other theological writings. MS WOD3/1 Probatory discourses [in English and Latin] RW. 8°. No pagination. 19 discourses, 1679-1703, some autographed. No.19 incomplete. No. 9 was removed 6 April and presented to President Woodrow Wilson during his visit to the Peace Conference 1919. From General Assembly Library. MS WOD3/2...
Dates: c.1640-c.1710

Papers of the Ferretti Family of Ancona

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1014
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of some 121 unpublished manuscript documents - in Latin and Italian - relating to the Papal States and the House of Ferretti. The collection also contains many supporting photocopied items (articles etc), and some colour photographs of Palazzo Ferretti in Ancona. There is a large envelope containing city plans of Ancona.This material offers a detailed account of the private lives of the minor nobles in the Papal States after the Sack of Rome in 1527 and...
Dates: 1574-1746

Papers of Very Rev. Sir George Adam Smith (1856-1942)

 Fonds
Identifier: GD9
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: commonplace book, 1888-1895; diary of visit to the British Army in France, October 1916; diary of journey home, 1918; letters to mother and father from Middle East, 1880; letters from various correspondents, 1894-1932; letter from John G. Lorimer, 1905; letter from John Oman, 1907; letters from John G. Bartholomew, 1910-1915, mainly about Atlas of the historical geography of the Holy Land; letter from British Palestine Committee...
Dates: 1880-1932

Papers relating to Robert Baillie (1599-1662)

 Fonds
Identifier: GD52
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: a conference by letters with a Canterburian Minister anent the Arminian tenet of the Saint's apostasie; Duorum studiosorum de geniculatione ... collatio; A peaceable consideration of a paper against kneeling; Commentariolus de praecipius Pontificorum armoribus; Tractatus de forma et causa justificationis; Oratio in Academia Glasguensis comitiis habita a R.B. anno 1627; Oratio in laudem linguae Hebraeae in Academia comitiis ... 1629; and, My brothers books ....
Dates: 1627-1710

Papers relating to Robert Rollock

 Fonds — Volume: Dc.4.68
Identifier: Coll-475
Scope and Contents

The material bound together consists of: 'Commentarius in primam beati Apostoli Petri Epistolam, a D. Roberto Rolloco ... inchoatus, et ab henrico Charterisio ... absolutus, 1627; and 'Latin epitaphs on Rollock by various friends and colleagues', circa 1627.

Dates: 17th century

Portolano Charts

 Fonds — Folder: Dc.1.40
Identifier: Coll-398
Scope and Contents

This particular small collection is composed of charts drawn by Franciscus Oliva, one of a well-known family of Italian map-makers, in Marseille in 1650. The charts are of the Aegean Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, and the coasts of Western Europe and North-western Africa.

Dates: 1650

Prayerbook in Latin and French

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1313
Scope and Contents

The volume has 72 leaves, and measures 160mm by 100mm. Original leather over pasteboards.

Dates: 1600-1699

Record of Cases taken in the Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, Preparations from the Pharmacopeia of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, and Baffin Voyage Journal

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-891
Scope and Contents The manuscriptCases taken in the Royal Infirmaryis by no means unique. A range of student copies of Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (RIE) casebooks have survived. Some contain copies of remedies from pharmacopoeias of either the RIE or the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE). This casebook is from 1820-1821. The mansucript also contains a copy of preparations from the pharmacopoeia of the RCPE. The 'Baffin' voyage journal contains a record of the experiences...
Dates: 1820-1824

Remission for carrying arms, for William Scott, Edinburgh, 5 June 1621

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1743
Content Description

Remission for carrying arms, for William Scott, Edinburgh, 5 June 1621, together with translation by Dr. Jean Dunlop, Edinburgh, and covering letter referring to same dated 16 December 1957.

Dates: 5 June 1621

Revenues or patrimony of the Crown, Edinburgh c. 1655

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1481
Scope and Contents The bound manuscript volume begins with a paragraph in Latin, thereafter it is in English. The 'revenues or patrimony' are listed by 'county' or other, beginning with 'Berwyck Shyre' with 'property', and 'observations' noted. Then follows 'Shyre of Selkirk', 'Roxburgh Shyre', 'Peebles Shyre', Dumfriece Shyre', 'Lanark Shyre', Kirkcudbright Stewartrie', 'Wigtoune Shyre','Chamberlane of Galloway', 'Air Shyre', 'Bailliarie of Carrick', 'Bailliarie of Kyle', Dumbrittane Shyre', 'Bute Shyre',...
Dates: 1603-1655

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