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Miscellaneous papers mostly relating to Scotland, Written in the 17th and 18th century

MS. Gough Scotland 4
Held at the Weston Library

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Miscellaneous papers mostly relating to Scotland, the chief of which are:

  1. Fol. 1. Abstracts of charters by which the king altered the tenure of lands in Scotland, 1664-1751
  2. Fol. 5. Translation into English by Gough of the will of Mary queen of Scots, with notes about her
  3. Fol. 9. Copy of a royal order creating a fund for the Royal Infirmary at Edinburgh, 1740 (?)
  4. Fol. 12. Copy of a royal order giving the rents of the archbishopric of Glasgow to the University of Glasgow for 19 years, 18 Jan. 1737/8
  5. Fol. 17. Formal documents bearing the signatures of sir Patrick Ruthven, 24 Nov.--, and, as earl of Brentford ('Bramford'), 28 Dec. 1648
  6. Fol. 19. Description of Kirk Croglin and Caldbeck in Cumberland from 'Mr Denton's collections', 1671
  7. Fol. 20. Account of Dunscore in Dumfriesshire (18th century)


  • Creation: Written in the 17th and 18th century


35 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Gough Scotland 4

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. 18311

Physical Facet

On paper


15 × 9 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom