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2 Common-place books with medical receipts and prescriptions, and with gardening hints

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1555
Scope and Contents The common-place books are written in the same hand, largely, and are described as: 1 x common-place book, small 4to, with 174pp numbered, dating from 1817-1837, though a later style of handwriting on last unnumbered 4 pp feature the date 1849. Original lightly diced Russia, lacking spine. Manuscript medical receipts, prescriptions. Entries feature named Scottish doctors or Scottish periodicals. An extensive...
Dates: 1810-1860

2 glass negatives & prints featuring Dr Clerk Ranken

 Fonds — Folder: EUA GD51
Identifier: EUA GD51
Content Description Two glass negatives showing Clerk Ranken in a Chemistry laboratory, c1903, and in a group of students, c1905. Along with the negatives are two later prints of the same.
Dates: 1903-1905

2 letter-books of an unidentified Scottish law firm

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1531, Volume: data_value_missing_044bad0cd209d0fc001ac418e9779b16, Volume: Coll-1699 / SC-Acc-2016-0001
Identifier: Coll-1699
Content Description The correspondence suggests that this was an Edinburgh-based law practice, with the majority of letters emanating from city addresses.There are 2 volumes with information on the spines showing: Letter Book No. 3 - 18th May 1956 - 21st Aug. 1956 Letter Book No. 5 - 9th Dec. 1956 - 31st Mar. 1957 The volumes came from The Solicitors' Law Stationery Society Ltd., Hope Street, Glasgow. They hold reference numbers: No.5354 Date.1956...
Dates: 1956-1957

2 letters from H J C Grierson to Dear Sir

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1556
Scope and Contents The letters are: 1 x ts dated 23 October 1944, written 12 Regent Terrace, Edinburgh, and addressed to 'Dear Sir'. Grierson suggests that 'you will look at that interesting book' entitled 'Sir Walter Scott's Friends' by Florence MacCunn (1909). In it 'you will find that it was Mrs Ann Murray Keith [...] who declared that she recognised stories she had told Scott'. 1 x ms dated 30 October 1944,...
Dates: 1944

2 letters of Rev John Gray and items of printed ephemera

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1565
Scope and Contents 1 x ms letter dated 31 December 1928 from Rev. John Gray, St. Peter's, Falcon Avenue, Edinburgh, to 'Dear Mrs Kinnear', thanking her for her 'generous gift' which has been 'placed [...] to the building fund'. 1 x ms letter dated 31 May 1933 from Canon John Gray, St. Peter's, Falcon Avenue, Edinburgh 10, to 'Dear Mrs Kinnear', saying that he 'shall much like to have a visit from' her father 'on Monday'. Not 'in the morning' though, because he will go to his retreat on that day....
Dates: 1928-1933

2 poems of Norman C Macmillan with autograph notes

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1575
Scope and Contents 2 x typescript poems being, the undated 'The wee black dooker' and 'The battle o' Bunker Hill', 1941. Both are signed, autograph, 'Mac', and the former has the autograph note 'With the Author's Compliments / Norman C. Macmillan'. The latter has two notes: 'Carleton - James C. Barber' and 'Tam - Thomas Sproat, Brighouse, (Special Constable)'.
Dates: 1941-1960

2 Victorian commonplace books 1850s

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1550
Scope and Contents One volume is covered in green binding, and is dated 25 December 1852. It is 'Mother's Christmas Book'. The first page is decorated with mistletoe. Subsequent pages are decorated with floral and natural themes. Some of the drawings are initialed 'HP'. There are lines entitled, 'The Elswick villains', 'To a soot flake', 'A legend of Marsden rocks', 'A paragraph on poetry', 'The Hanoverian brothers', 'The policeman's soliloquy', and 'A dream'. A second volume is covered in maroon...
Dates: 1852

2 x rolls of punched paper computer data, 'Golagros and Gawane', prepared by Edinburgh Regional Computing Centre

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1573
Scope and Contents Contained within 2 x boxes bearing the information, VU 074 / N. Hamilton-Smith / Edinburgh R.C.C. and with additional information that the boxes contain Tapes 2 and 3 with 'lines 1-712' and 'lines 713-end' respectively, two reels of punched paper computer data. The lines are of Golagros and Gawane.
Dates: 1968-1980

3 medical reports for application to the Scottish (Widows

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1441
Scope and Contents 3 printed questionnaire forms or reports drawn up by 'Directors of the Scottish (Widows' Fund) Life Assurance Society' with answers written in manuscript. Two of the forms are entitled 'Report by a friend of the party' and have 11 questions, and one is entitled 'Medical report' and has 18 questions. The forms relate to: Thomas James, of Hurcott, near Kidderminster, Worcestershire, who was a paper manufacturer....
Dates: 1837-1842

5 x documents: notarial instruments relating to lands in Nether Carlowrie, west of Edinburgh, and in Invertiel, 1528-1566. Marks of 16th century Scottish notaries

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1747
Scope and Contents 5 x documents - notarial instruments - being:
Invertiel, 13 November 1528
Nether Carlowrie, 23 January 1529
Nether Carlowrie, 22 June 1535
Nether Carlowrie, 23 February 1540
Nether Carlowrie, 19 April 1566
At the foot, each document bears a fine penned mark of a 16th century Scottish notary. Old folds, contemporary endorsements.
Dates: 1528-1566

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