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The second or general part of Andrew Symson's Large Description of Galloway (Edinb. 1823, pp. 70-108, 3-4)

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MS. Top. Wigtonshire e. 1

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The second or general part of Andrew Symson's Large Description of Galloway (Edinb. 1823, pp. 70-108, 3-4). This appears to be the author's own transcript, made in or soon after 1692, of the earlier form written in 1684, and contains his Advertisement of the later year.

Fol. 2b is badly mutilated: fol. 1 contains a mutilated duplicate copy of part of the treatise, which is in the form of Answers to queries.

Dates

  • Written in or soon after A.D. 1692 by A. Symson

Extent

19 Leaves

Preferred Citation

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

MS. Top. Wigtonshire e. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20477

Overview

The second or general part of Andrew Symson's Large Description of Galloway (Edinb. 1823, pp. 70-108, 3-4)

Biographical / Historical

Andrew Symson (fl. 1823).

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. V, no. 30708

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Part of lot 422 in a sale of the first half of the 19th century. About 1700 it had been marked 'Long white Box 13.'

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

8 5/8 × 6 3/4 in.
Title
The second or general part of Andrew Symson's Large Description of Galloway (Edinb. 1823, pp. 70-108, 3-4)
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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