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Revenues or patrimony of the Crown, Edinburgh c. 1655

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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

Scott Moncrieff family letters and legal documents

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1803
Content Description The archive contains many letters from, to, and between members of the Scott Moncreiff family including Robert Scott Moncreiff of Fossaway and his wife, Susan, and others of the family. The letters are mostly 19th century, some 18th century, and earlier.There is also a quantity of manuscript letters, legal documents, and printed matter relating to the Scott Moncreiffs of Yair and Fossaway, Perthshire... including instruments of sasine, and share certificates, the former in favour...
Dates: 1662-1860

The Royall Cedar, by Frederic van Bossen

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1474
Scope and Contents

Unbound copy of a manuscript, Edinburgh 1688, with original stitching. Commences with an elaborate title page with allegorical figures, with shield and decorated borders. There follows a list of authorities used in the writing of the work and a dedication. Van Bossen states that he has made use of an ancient manuscript by John Tulloch, Bishop of Orkney. The work forms a substantial history of Scottish nobility and follows the structure of that laid out in other copies.

Dates: 1687-1689

Thesis on 'The Life of James Sharp'

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Identifier: Coll-1904
Scope and Contents

Thesis on the life of James Sharp presented for the degree of Ph.D at Edinburgh University, 1946.

Dates: 1946

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Denham, Sir James Steuart, 1744-1839 (4th baronet of Goodtrees and 8th baronet of Coltness | British Army Officer) 1
Donaldson, Gordon, 1913-1993 (Scottish historian; Sir William Fraser Professor of Scottish History and Palaeography) 1
Drummond, William, 1585-1649 (Poet) 1
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Ellis, Peter Berresford, b 1943 (British historian and author) 1
Forster, John, Sir, circa 1515-1602 (English administrator, Scottish borders; deputy warden, English middle march) 1
Fraser, Thomas Richard, Sir, 1841-1920 (physician and pharmacologist, professor of medicine at the University of Edinburgh) 1
Fraser, William, Sir, 1816-1898 (solicitor, historian, palaeographer, and genealogist) 1
Goodhart, Harry Chester, 1858-1895 (English footballer and Professor of Humanity, University of Edinburgh) 1
Graham (Edinburgh) 1
Grant, Ian Robertson, fl 1910-1974 (antiquarian bookseller) 1
Grimond, Magnus, fl 1970s-2010s (Edinburgh University alumnus) 1
Guthrie, Douglas James, 1885-1975 (surgeon and historian of medicine) 1
Hannay, Robert Kerr, Professor, 1867-1940 (historian, palaeographer) 1
Hedges, Sir, Charles, 1649-1714 (English lawyer; Politician; Judge in Admiralty Court; Secretary of State) 1
Henderson, Thomas, circa 1599 (burgess of Jedburgh) 1
Highland Society of Scotland 1
Home, Henry, Lord Kames, 1696-1782 (judge and philosopher) 1
Hope, Thomas, Sir Thomas Hope of Kerse, 1606?1643 (judge; politician) 1
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Hutton, James, 1726-1797 (Scottish geologist) 1
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Louise, fl. 1831 ('pauvres petites filles de France') 1
Low, George, 1746-1795, Naturalist 1
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Maxwell, Ailsa Giles, fl. 1945-1948 (Edinburgh University graduate) 1
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Reid, David, 1796-1882 (farmer) 1
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Sanders, William Rutherford, 1828-1881 (Scottish physician) 1
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Simpson, Sir Alexander Russell, 1835-1916 (professor of midwifery, University of Edinburgh) 1
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Steuart, Sir James, 1608-1681 (Lord Provost of Edinburgh) 1
Steuart, Sir James, 1635-1713 (Lord Advocate of Scotland) 1
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Stevenson, Isabella Watt, fl 1890s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Stirling, Catherine Mary, 1819-1879 (Collector) 1
Turner, Sir William, 1832-1916 (anatomist, professor of anatomy and principal, University of Edinburgh) 1
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Werner, Abraham Gottlob, 1750-1817 (German geologist, inspector and teacher, Freiberg Mining Academy) 1
Wernerian Natural History Society (1808-1858) 1
Wodrow, Robert, 1679-1734 (Church of Scotland minister, historian and antiquarian) 1
Woodruff, Sir Michael Francis Addison, 1911-2001 (Knight | Surgeon) 1
Young, Thomas, 1725-1783 (physician and professor of midwifery) 1
van Bosen, J. Frederick, fl. 1688 (historian) 1
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