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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 592 Collections and/or Records:

2 letter-books of an unidentified Scottish law firm

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-1531
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"; and "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 & 4525/57

Dates: 1956-1957

17th century letter from London to Leith, 14 April 1666

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Identifier: Coll-1383/2/3
Scope and Contents

Letter sent to a Mr Richard Harris in Leith, signed by Francis Dashwood in London, April 14th 1666. Dashwood takes notice that Harris has received the first silk he sent from London to Leith.

Dates: 14 April 1666

Albums containing autograph letters to Sir Charles Lyell and family, and portraits of the writers, compiled by Leonard Lyell

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1997
Content Description This collection consists of two albums compiled by Leonard Lyell, nephew of Charles Lyell and son of Katharine Murray Lyell. The volumes contain letters sent by many leading scientists and scholars of the 19th century to Sir Charles Lyell and others in his family, such as his wife Mary, the elder Charles Lyell, Mary’s father Leonard Horner, and his brother Francis Horner. In both albums, most of the letters are accompanied by a facing photograph or portrait print of the letter’s...
Dates: 1805-1899

Armstrong, William, 21 July 1863; 29 August 1863

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Identifier: Coll-1989/1
Scope and Contents Two autograph letters signed from Sir William Armstrong to Sir Charles Lyell.1. Letter dated 21 July 1863: "It will be quite convenient to receive you & Lady Lyell with her servant on the 29th Aug[us]t & Lady Armstrong and I hope you will not hesitate to come. I have several houses available for sleeping within a few hundred yards of my own & I have abundance of room in all other aspects [...]".2. Letter dated 29 August 1863: "I am very sorry that we are...
Dates: 21 July 1863; 29 August 1863

Arnold, Matthew, 8 March 1977

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1989/2
Scope and Contents Unpublished letter by Matthew Arnold to the botanist Frances Joanna Horner, Lady Bunbury, living near Bury St Edmunds: “My dear Lady Bunbury, It is very odd that only last night at a house when I was leaving somebody was expressing surprise at my not having quoted my father about [Lord] Falkland; and now this morning comes your kind letter and reproaches me with the same thing. But the truth is, it is difficult for a son to quote his father; one cannot quite quote him as if he was a...
Dates: 8 March 1977

Arrivabene, Giovanni, 20 June 1866

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Identifier: Coll-1989/3
Scope and Contents Autograph letter in Italian from Giovanni Arrivabene to probably to Susan or Joanna Horner about his departure to Turin the next day and his regretting not being able to follow their invitation: "Il Conte Arrivabene parte domani par Torino. Non potrà quindi, con molto suo rincrescimento approffittare del grazioso invito di M Horner". After living in Switzerland, France, England and Belgium, Arrivabene returned to Italy in 1860 where he became a senator and president of the Italian National...
Dates: 20 June 1866

Assorted drafts, correspondence, etc., c 1858-1934

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW487
Scope and Contents A varied assortment of papers, much of it ethnographic and folklore material handwritten by Alexander Carmichael. Also includes: printer's copies of letters and symbols used in the Carmina Gadelica; printers proofs of Carmichael's work 'Grazing and Agrestic Customs of the Outer Hebrides', written for the Crofting Commission report, 1884; several complaints addressed to the Sheriff of the county of Inverness; assorted newspaper cuttings; ephemera from various events, such as the Gaelic...
Dates: c 1858-1934

'Atomic energy and its applications', c. 1949-1951

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Identifier: Coll-37/D.41
Scope and Contents

The material consists ofdDrafts for Edward Appleton’s chapter to the book ‘Aspects of Modern Science', published in 1951, with some editorial correspondence. It is contained in its original folder, inscribed ‘Atomic Energy'.

Dates: c. 1949-1951

Autograph letter from George Gleig, Scottish cleric, writer and editor, to Messrs Bell and Bradfute, Edinburgh

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-1532
Identifier: Coll-1718
Scope and Contents

The autograph letter is dated, Stirling, Scotland, 16th March 1800.


Addressing his letter to Messrs Bell & Bradfute, Booksellers, Edinburgh, Gleig asks that, with respect to the Anti Jacobin Review the: "Gentlemen [...] give to John Macfarquhar esq. the first four volumes of that work [...] and state them against the proprietor...".

Dates: 1800