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Poor laws

Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Updated for Charles Lyell Project 2020

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Letters seeking patronage, or appointments, 1657-1838

Identifier: Coll-1383/4/5
Scope and Contents Including: letter from David Anderson, writer to the signet, to the 'Lord Advocate' concerning events in America 1777. From session clerk of Montrose to session clerk of Dunbar, in relation to poor relief, beggars badges and treatment of vagrants, December 1825. Details of pension of Sir John Gilmour, in the toun of Musselburgh. Correspondence of Earl of...
Dates: 1657-1838

Notebook No.4, May 1827- June 1827

Identifier: Coll-203/A1/4
Scope and Contents This notebook is a mix of geological observations, ruminations, and illustrations, Lyell also writes on law, society, and the church. A light natural leather journal, the cover reads "Index inside C" in ink. The notebook is written in pencil and ink. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital surrogates using the platform...
Dates: May 1827- June 1827

Papers of Rosalind Mary Mitchison

Identifier: Coll-1066
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of a variety of material in manuscript and typescript form, and the content includes off-prints and other published matter. The collection is of academic material, letters from publishers and societies, and some personal letters, cards and reprographics. More particularly, there is: Margaret Wrong's literacy work and the Remaking of Woman in Africa, 1929-48, by Ruth...
Dates: 1877-2001