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Collections of Thomas Pennant relating to Scotland

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MS. Top. Scotland c. 2

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Collections of Thomas Pennant relating to Scotland, late 18th century, comprising:
  1. (fols. 1-47) copy of a report presented to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland on the state of the church in the Highlands and Islands, with (fols. 51-5) a table giving the extent and population of each parish visited;
  2. (fols. 57-69, 79) an anonymous Scottish poem 'Duncane Laider als. Makgregor's testament', 'copied at Taymouth ... 1769', printed in The Black Book of Taymouth (Bannatyne Club, 106, 1855), pp. 149-173;
  3. (fols. 80-92) transcript of the will of Sir Edward Mulso, 1458;
  4. (fols. 93-102) monumental inscriptions in the churches of Sandon, Staffs., and Ampthill, Maulden and Flitton, Beds.

Dates

  • late 18th century

Extent

103 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Scotland c. 2, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Scotland c. 2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18337

Abstract

Collections of Thomas Pennant relating to Scotland, late 18th century.

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Pennant (1726–1798) was a naturalist, traveller, and writer.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from John Grant, 1940.

Physical Facet

Half calf, marbled boards
Title
Collections of Thomas Pennant relating to Scotland
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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