Books and Borrowing 1750-1830

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F.R.262a/4, page 255

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Record ID 211259

Nisbets Heraldry vol. fol.

Borrowed: 1772/2/24 (Monday). Returned: 1772/3/26 (Thursday). Fine pledged in case of late return: three pound sterl.


Mr William Copland junior of Colliston
Gender: Male.
Admission date: 1762. Life dates: 1736-1808.
Occupation (normalised): Law > Advocate.

Book HoldingLibrary record

Alexander Nisbet (Male, born 1657, died 1725)
Genre: History
A system of heraldry speculative and practical [Nisbet]
Possible modern shelfmark: NLS: AB.9.207.01.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Borrowed: 1772/2/24 (Monday). Returned: 1772/3/26 (Thursday).

Borrower: Mr William Copland junior of Colliston

Author: Alexander Nisbet (Male, born 1657, died 1725), Genre: History

System of Heraldry Speculative and Practical

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Record ID 211262

Record ID 211265

Biographia Britannica vol. 2.d fol.

Borrowed: 1772/2/28 (Friday). Returned: 1772/3/28 (Saturday). Fine pledged in case of late return: one pound sterl.


Mr Henry Home Lord Kames
Gender: Male.
Admission date: 1723. Life dates: 1696-1782.
Occupation (normalised): Law > Advocate. Law > Lord of Session/Senator of the College of Justice.

Mr Alexander Kemp
Gender: Male. Borrower type: Other.
Occupation (normalised): Law > Advocate’s Clerk.

Book HoldingLibrary record

Genre: Lives
Biographia Britannica: or, the lives of the most eminent persons who have flourished in Great Britain and Ireland, from the earliest ages.
Possible modern shelfmark: NLS: A.36.b.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 2