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'A description of the Chanonry in Old Aberdeen: together with many ... remarks on said Town, etc.', Written in about the middle of the 18th century by J. Dalgamo

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MS. Gough Scotland 1

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'A description of the Chanonry in Old Aberdeen: together with many ... remarks on said Town, etc.; for the years ... 1725 & 1724:' a rambling account of the antiquities and history of Aberdeen. At p. 214 is an account of the University and King's College, from a MS., and at p. 334 the morning and evening prayers at the cathedral, by dr. Henry Scougal.

Dates

  • Written in about the middle of the 18th century by J. Dalgamo

Extent

366 pages

Shelfmark

MS. Gough Scotland 1

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 18308

Custodial History

There is a list of contents at end. Gough states (Brit. Top., 2nd ed., ii. 643) that this is a transcript by James Dalgarno of a work by William Orem, and that he bought it of the transcriber in 1771.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

6 1/8 × 4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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