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Birrell, Jill

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Identifier: GD1.60
Scope and Contents Correspondence relating to Thomas Clouston Clinic; audiotapes of interviews with Royal Edinburgh Hospital staff; slides, prints and negatives; lecture notes 1993
Dates: c1990

[Church history. MS on paper]

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Identifier: Coll-1140
Scope and Contents The inventory includes mention of John Kennedy of Blairquhan and his chapel at St. Ninian's (1508). There is also the will of the jeweller and philanthropist, George Heriot (1563-1624), who left funds to Edinburgh's ministers to found the hospital which bore his name (now a school). In addition there are letters from Lord Salisbury, Fentoun (Alexander Erskine, Viscount Fentoun), and others, and including Scottish government letters of condolence on the death of Henry, Prince of Wales,...
Dates: 1670

Collectanea Scotica

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Identifier: Coll-1130
Scope and Contents This bound volume contains copies of letters, these being: - copy of letter by Sir George McKenzie to the Lord Balcarres, 1684 - copy letter from Sir George Mackenzie to the Earls of Moray and Middleton - copy letter John, Duke of Lauderdale, 1680 - copy letter Elizabeth, Countess of Dysart, after Duchess of Lauderdale - copy letters Field...
Dates: 1820-1829

Collection of 65 Scottish charters and other documents, from 1402 to 1699, in Latin and Scots, some with seals

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Identifier: Coll-1242
Scope and Contents The collection of 65 Scottish charters and documents, on vellum and paper, is composed of the following: Charter between Alexander, Abbot of Scone, entirely in Early Scots, on vellum, dated 21 August 1402, 270mm. by 160mm., with the suspended complete wax seal of Katherine Paxton. Charter of Robert Logy, burgess of Perth, to Andrew Charters, of lands in Perth, in Latin, on vellum, dated 4 June...
Dates: 1402-1699

Facsimiles of Scottish Charters and Letters prepared by Sir William Fraser

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Identifier: Coll-1418
Scope and Contents The facsimile charters are loose and are numbered at rear from 1 to 288. A few are missing, and these are, nos: 37, 50, 89, 110-111, 136-137, 151, 211, and 233.
Dates: 1094-1844

General Practitioner Local Medical Committees of Edinburgh and Lothian

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Identifier: LHB26
Scope and Contents Edinburgh Local Medical Committee 1947-1975; Lothian Local Medical Committee and General Practice Sub-Committee of Lothian Area Medical Committee 1953-1990; related papers 1946-1984
Dates: 1946-1990

Intelligence report from Thomas Henderson at Jedburgh to Sir John Forster, October 1559

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Identifier: Coll-1397
Scope and Contents The manuscript intelligence report penned 23 October 1559 at 'Jedert', Jedburgh, contains news of movements of the forces loyal to the Protestant Lords of Congregation in Edinburgh and mentions skirmishes between them and the French garrison at Leith. Sent by Thomas Henderson, burgess of Jedburgh, to Sir John Forster, the letter updates Forster on developments in the hostilities between the Protestant Congregation and the Catholic side headed by the Scottish regent Mary of Guise (1515-1560)....
Dates: 1559

Johnstone, Robert William

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Identifier: GD11
Scope and Contents General correspondence 1927-1954; speeches 1913-1954; records of meetings of the G.V.S. 1935-1946; work on medical history 1944-1957; papers and letters regarding the publication of 'William Smellie: the Master of British Midwifery' 1951-1953; miscellaneous 1883, 1938-1945; diary 1929
Dates: 1883-1957

Letter from Hedges to Lord Lt. of Ireland

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Identifier: Coll-1138
Scope and Contents The letter dated Whitehall 6 November 1706 written and signed by Hedges conveys the news to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland that the army is marching north and that the Queen (Anne) has asked for troops from Ireland to join them.
Dates: 1706

Material relating to Sir Thomas Hope, of Craighall, and Sir Thomas Hope, junior, of Kerse

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Identifier: Coll-1523
Scope and Contents Manuscript book. [Major Practicks]. The 'Practiques and decisiones of the Lords of sessions, with sev[er]all Collectiones out of the booke of the Majestie, Burrow Lawes, Acts of Parlia[men]t and bookes of Sederunt Collected (as is supposed) by Sir Thomas Hope elder whose the Observationes of the practiques are when he was Kings advocat putt in order and addit unto, by his sonne Sir Thomas Hope Junior of Carse'. The book bears the arms or book plate of Dundas of Arniston, front cover, and on the...
Dates: 1630-1640

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Hedges, Sir, Charles, 1649-1714 (English lawyer; Politician; Judge in Admiralty Court; Secretary of State) 1
Henderson, Thomas, circa 1599 (burgess of Jedburgh) 1
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Home, Henry, Lord Kames, 1696-1782 (judge and philosopher) 1
Hope, Thomas, Sir Thomas Hope of Kerse, 1606?1643 (judge; politician) 1
Hope, Thomas, Sir, 1573-1646 (1st baronet, of Craighall; lawyer) 1
Hutton, James, 1726-1797 (Scottish geologist) 1
Jameson, Robert, 1774-1854 (geologist and professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh) 1
Kinloch, G. E., fl. 1820-1829 1
Linnaeus, Carl, 1707-1778 (Swedish taxonomist) 1
Maxwell, Ailsa Giles, fl. 1945-1948 (Edinburgh University graduate) 1
Maxwell, Stuart, fl. 1938-1947, Edinburgh University graduate 1
Moncreiff, Robert Scott, 1793-1869 (advocate, illustrator and caricaturist) 1
Natural History Society of Edinburgh 1
Rosehaugh, Sir George Mackenzie of, c 1636-1691 (lawyer, Lord Advocate, essayist and legal writer) 1
University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 1
University of Edinburgh, Natural History Collection. Natural History Collection (1697-1812) 1
Urquhart (Perth) 1
Walker, John, 1731-1803 (professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh and clergyman) 1
Werner, Abraham Gottlob, 1750-1817 (German geologist, inspector and teacher, Freiberg Mining Academy) 1
Wernerian Natural History Society (1808-1858) 1
van Bosen, J. Frederick, fl. 1688 (historian) 1
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