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Memoirs of John Galt (d. Apr. 11, 1839), collected by miss Pigott, written in 1838-1841

MS. Pigott d. 6
Held at the Weston Library

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Consists chiefly of:

  1. (fol. 5) letters from mr. Galt to miss Pigott, 1838-39, with many of her letters to or about him (fols. 44, 77, etc.)
  2. (fol. 38, etc.) letters from Elizabeth Galt, the widow, 1839-40
  3. Recollections of mr. Galt by G. J. Weir, June 9, 1841 (fol. 54), and Alexander Rodger, 1841 (fol. 62)
  4. (fols. 115, 172, 194) three forms of miss Pigott's Recollections of mr. Galt, written for the New Scotch Biographical Dictionary, 1841, throwing light (at fol. 152 sqq.) on mr. Galt's connexion with the Records of Real Life
  5. (fol. 222) miss Pigott's preface to Galt's Demon of Destiny, 1840.


  • Creation: written in 1838-1841


226 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Pigott d. 6

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. IV, no 23457

Physical Facet

On paper


10 3/8 × 9 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom