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Found in 515 Collections and/or Records:

Castillia, Gaetano de, 27 November [no year]

Identifier: Coll-1989/13
Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed, in Italian, from Gaetano de Castilia to a "Miss Horner", probably Susan or Joanna Horner, no place, 27 November [no year]: “Though I be not in the habit of going into Society on account of the imperfection of my ear I feel I can not give up the pleasure of coming this evening to thank you and your sister for your kindness: and would not, besides, miss the opportunity of meeting a friend of the Tickor’s [!] family, and paying my respect to him [...]”.

Dates: 27 November [no year]

Chantrey, Francis Leggatt, 31 October 1820

Identifier: Coll-1989/14
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed from Francis Leggatt Francis, [London], Belgrave Place, 31 October 1820, to Leonard Horner in Edinburgh: “My dear Sir. I am this moment returned from Derbyshire and find that Mr. Cunningham has already answered your enquiries respecting the conveyance of the Bust. I hope it has long ere this reached you in safety. With respect to the other enquiries of your letter – My normal price is one hundred guineas for the Bust, and as you have all along treated me with so much...
Dates: 31 October 1820

Chapman and Hall Ltd., 1961-1962

Identifier: Coll-1586/E/2/E.72
Scope and Content

The material consists of editorial correspondence relating to Martin Rivers Pollock's work on a monograph on enzymes for Chapman and Hall Ltd., 1961-1962.

Dates: 1961-1962

Chinese material, 1859

 Series — CLX-A-351: Series Coll-1835/21
Identifier: Coll-1835/21
Scope and Contents

Correspondence in Chinese and in English, and coloured sketch of the Porcelain Tower in Nanking. There is little information on the origin and context of the documents. One of the letters has the following annotation: 'Letter to Rt from Dong - a chinese baptised ... from Ninqho who visited Edinburgh along with Dr McGowan in Oct Nov and Dec 1859 signed (Dong Patzai) translated by Dr McGowan'.

Dates: 1859

Christian VIII of Denmark, 31 May [1834]; 1835; 15 October 1836

Identifier: Coll-1989/15
Scope and Contents This is an autograph letter signed, in French, sent from Christian VIII of Denmark to Sir Charles Lyell, dated 15 October 1836, Copenhagen. It concerns Lyell's research in Denmark and the Prince's collection of fossile molluscs. There is also a 1 page letter on behalf of Prince Christian Frederick dated 31 May [1834] and a lithograph portrait of Christian VIII / Christian Frederick from 1835."J’ai reçue quoique tard, au mois de Juillet, la lettre que Vous m’avez adressée en date...
Dates: 31 May [1834]; 1835; 15 October 1836

Clarendon Press Ltd, 1970-1974

Identifier: Coll-1586/E/2/E.73
Scope and Content

The material consists of editorial correspondence relating to Martin Rivers Pollock's work on book projects for Clarendon Press Ltd., 1970-1974.

Dates: 1970-1974

Cockburn, Henry, 5 May 1845; 19 November 1850; 30 June 1851

Identifier: Coll-1989/16
Scope and Contents Autograph letters signed from Henry Cockburn to Katharine Murray Lyell, with whom Cockburn seems to have been on very friendly terms.1. Letter dated 5 October 1845: "Thanks for your two letters. I can scarcely tell you how I am relieved by what you say of Mrs Bellen [?]. Long may she be preserved to her friends & family. – You seem to be leading a very pleasant life at least no life is ever unpleasant to me, in which I am let alone. Nevertheless, I wish Leonard was in any...
Dates: 5 May 1845; 19 November 1850; 30 June 1851

"Collectanea Scotica" by G. E. Kinloch

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 19th-century autograph letters assembled by the Rev. John Walker

Identifier: Coll-2103
Scope and Contents This collection consists of c. 200 letters acquired by the Rev. John Walker (1855-1941), a Scottish-Australian autograph collector. The main fields of interest represented are geology, botany, theology, literature, academia, and politics. Names that feature particularly prominently include Walker's uncle John Stuart Blackie, Professor of Greek at the University of Edinburgh; William Garden Blaikie, Professor of Divinity at New College, Edinburgh; James Geikie, Professor of Geology at the...
Dates: 1792-1913

Collection of Disiecta Membra, c.1937

Identifier: Coll-97/CW412
Scope and Contents

Series includes notes and glossary to William J. Watson's edition of selections from the Book of the Dean of Lismore (NLS 72.1.37): Scottish Verse from the Book of the Dean of Lismore (Edinburgh, 1937). Also correspondence, John Fraser (1882-1945), Professor of Celtic, Oxford, to William J. Watson concerning degree examination papers in Celtic, and unidentified folio of photostats and corresponding transcription.

Dates: c.1937