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Autograph letters signed by John Stuart Blackie
Scope and Contents The first letter on University of Edinburgh embossed notepaper, dated 3 February 1865, begins 'My Dear Sir' and sends his 'sincere thanks for the present' of a book. Blackie is sorry that he is 'too much occupied at present to allow [...] the p[leasure of reading it; but the subject is so interesting and important' that hw ill make time soon. The second letter on notepaper headed 24 Hill Street, Edinburgh, is dated 25 November [no year], and begins 'My Dear Moir'. It is a letter...
Medical Buildings Time Capsule
Identifier: EUA GD5
Scope and Contents Note written by William Turnbull contating details about him, his wife Cecilia, and Thomas Wilkie, which describes their idea, along with three cuttings taken from The Scotsman. One includes an item on Popery in the Highlands by John Stuart Blackie, with a related poem on the establishment of Fort Augustus. Another reports weather conditions. The third includes coverage of a meeting of the Free Church Presbytery in Edinburgh.
Papers of David Chalmers M.D. and David Peter Chalmers
Scope and Contents The material is composed of: a visit book of David Chalmers M.D., Dalkeith, 1817-1825; case notebook; notes of accounts, 1819-1826; notes from an anatomical examination, 4 April 1816; testimonials; assorted letters and cards; degree diploma 'In praesentia Collegii Regii Chirurgorum Edinensium - Davidem Chalmers - 1816' protected in a metallic case; various newspapers over the period 1797-1832, beingThe Air advertiser(Ayr), 2 February 1826,The Edinburgh advertiser3 and 9 September 1819,The...