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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = AMS

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

A practical view of an invention for the better protecting bank-notes against forgery; illustrated by various specimens, 1820

Identifier: Coll-244/2/3
Scope and Contents Printed book, A practical view of an invention for the better protecting bank-notes against forgery ; illustrated by various specimens. by John Holt Ibbetson.
Dates: 1820

Antique forgery of a letter from Robert Burns to James Johnson

Identifier: Coll-1166
Scope and Contents Letter refers to ill-health, and to mis-spellings in 'Hyslop's bill'. It is address to Mr. Jas. Johnson, Engraver, Music Shop, Lawn Market, Edinburgh.

The collection also includes a cover, noted: 'Letter of the poet Burns received from Mr. James Stewart Merchant Burrowstounness January 1851'.
Dates: 1796

Letter from Sir David Brewster to the Editor, the 'Scotsman', 5 November 1867

Identifier: Coll-1454
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed to the Editor of the Scotsman newspaper, 3 pages 8vo, written at Allerly, Melrose, on writing paper of Edinburgh University, and dated 5 November 1867. The letter, which is either an autograph draft or an edited version prepared for publication, condemns the forgery by Denis Vrain-Lucas (1818-1880) of letters of Isaac Newton (1642-1727) and Blaise Pascal (1623-1662). Denis Vrain-Lucas was one of the most notorious forgers of the...
Dates: 1867

Minutes of the EGS Team Meeting, 15 Feb 1984

Identifier: GD61/1/1/3/1
Scope and Contents Topics discussed include: the Northern Switchboards' Conference; training sessions; the 10th anniversary celebrations for the Befriending Service; the treasurer's report; Radio Forth receiving a forged letter claiming the Switchboard has closed; and a report on a 'transvestism' seminar.Note that transvestism is a historical term used to describe individuals who wear clothes associated with a gender other than their gender assigned at birth.Also discussed is a request for...
Dates: 15 Feb 1984