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Record ID 139317

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.10 (1773-1775, Type: Student). Page: 258

Locke's Essay folio

Borrowed: 1774/11/12 (Saturday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: 0/10/6. Funds deposited: Georg. 2. 1758.


Borrower

William Elder
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


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John Locke (Male, born 1632, died 1704)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
Locke's Essay folio (original title)
Essay concerning humane understanding [Locke] (standardised title)

Possible modern shelfmark: Special Collections ; Dh.6.90.

Book Edition

Confidence level: Very likely

John Locke (Male, born 1632, died 1704)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
An essay concerning humane understanding. In four books.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1690. Format: folio.
Number of borrowings: 29


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John Locke (Male, born 1632, died 1704)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
Essay Concerning Human Understanding

Record ID 140718

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.10 (1773-1775, Type: Student). Page: 282

Wilkie's Epigoniad

Borrowed: 1774/12/24 (Saturday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: 0/2/6.


Borrower

William Elder
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


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William Wilkie (Male, born 1721, died 1772)
Genre: Poetry
The Epigoniad : a poem, in nine books

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William Wilkie (Male, born 1721, died 1772)
Genre: Poetry
The epigoniad. A poem. In nine books.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1769. Format: 12mo.
Number of borrowings: 8


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William Wilkie (Male, born 1721, died 1772)
Genre: Poetry
Epigoniad

Borrowed: 1774/12/24 (Saturday).

Borrower: William Elder

Author: William Wilkie (Male, born 1721, died 1772), Genre: Poetry

Epigoniad

Record ID 141057

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.10 (1773-1775, Type: Student). Page: 289

Female Spect: V:s 1-2

Borrowed: 1775/1/7 (Saturday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: 0/12/0. Funds deposited: G. 2. 1759.


Borrower

William Elder
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


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Eliza Fowler Haywood (Female, born c.1693, died 1756)
Genre: Periodicals
Female Spectator
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Eliza Fowler Haywood (Female, born c.1693, died 1756)
Genre: Periodicals
The female spectator.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1745-1746. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 206 times in 134 borrowing records


Book Work

Eliza Fowler Haywood (Female, born c.1693, died 1756)
Genre: Periodicals
Female Spectator

Borrowed: 1775/1/7 (Saturday).

Borrower: William Elder

Author: Eliza Fowler Haywood (Female, born c.1693, died 1756), Genre: Periodicals

Female Spectator

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 141627

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.10 (1773-1775, Type: Student). Page: 295

Cyrus Travels

Borrowed: 1775/1/14 (Saturday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: Guinea.


Borrower

William Elder
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


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Chevalier Andrew Michael Ramsay (Male, born 1686, died 1743)
Genre: Fiction
Travels of Cyrus [Ramsay]

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Chevalier Andrew Michael Ramsay (Male, born 1686, died 1743)
Genre: Fiction
The travels of Cyrus.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1730. Format: 4to.
Number of borrowings: 43


Book Work

Chevalier Andrew Michael Ramsay (Male, born 1686, died 1743)
Genre: Fiction
Travels of Cyrus

Borrowed: 1775/1/14 (Saturday).

Borrower: William Elder

Author: Chevalier Andrew Michael Ramsay (Male, born 1686, died 1743), Genre: Fiction

Travels of Cyrus

Record ID 141762

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.10 (1773-1775, Type: Student). Page: 301

Sheridan's Lectures

Borrowed: 1775/1/21 (Saturday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: 0/10/6. Funds deposited: G. 2. 1759.


Borrower

William Elder
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


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Thomas Sheridan (Male, born 1719, died 1788)
Genre: Belles Lettres, Genre: Education
A course of lectures on elocution [Sheridan]

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Thomas Sheridan (Male, born 1719, died 1788)
Genre: Belles Lettres, Genre: Education
A course of lectures on elocution: together with two dissertations on language; and some other tracts relative to those subjects.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1762. Format: 4to.
Number of borrowings: 12


Book Work

Thomas Sheridan (Male, born 1719, died 1788)
Genre: Belles Lettres, Genre: Education
Course of Lectures on Elocution

Borrowed: 1775/1/21 (Saturday).

Borrower: William Elder

Author: Thomas Sheridan (Male, born 1719, died 1788), Genre: Belles Lettres, Genre: Education

Course of Lectures on Elocution

Record ID 142506

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.10 (1773-1775, Type: Student). Page: 308

Watts Logic

Borrowed: 1775/1/28 (Saturday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: 0/10/6. Funds deposited: G. 2. 1759..


Borrower

William Elder
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

Isaac Watts (Male, born 1674, died 1748)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
Logick, or, The right use of reason in the enquiry after truth [Watt]

Record ID 146076

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.11 (1775-1777, Type: Student). Page: 63

Burnet's Theory 2 V:s

Borrowed: 1775/10/26 (Thursday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: 1/0/0. Funds deposited: Glasgow Note.


Borrower

William Elder
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


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Thomas Burnet (Male, born c.1635, died 1715)
Genre: Natural Philosophy
Sacred theory of the earth [Burnet]
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

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Thomas Burnet (Male, born c.1635, died 1715)
Genre: Natural Philosophy
The sacred theory of the earth: containing an account of its original creation, and of all the general changes which it hath undergone, or is to undergo, until the consummation of all things.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1759. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 61 times in 35 borrowing records


Book Work

Thomas Burnet (Male, born c.1635, died 1715)
Genre: Natural Philosophy
Sacred Theory of the Earth [Thomas Burnet]

Borrowed: 1775/10/26 (Thursday).

Borrower: William Elder

Author: Thomas Burnet (Male, born c.1635, died 1715), Genre: Natural Philosophy

Sacred Theory of the Earth [Thomas Burnet]

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 146289

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.11 (1775-1777, Type: Student). Page: 65

Ferguson's Lectures

Borrowed: 1775/11/2 (Thursday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: Guinea.


Borrower

William Elder
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


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James Ferguson (Male, born 1710, died 1776)
Genre: Natural Philosophy
Lectures on select subjects in mechanics, hydrostatics, pneumatics, and optics [Ferguson]
Possible modern shelfmark: Special Collections E.B. .5304 Fer..

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James Ferguson (Male, born 1710, died 1776)
Genre: Natural Philosophy
Lectures on select subjects in mechanics, hydrostatics, pneumatics, and optics.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1764. Format: 4to.
Number of borrowings: 51


Book Work

James Ferguson (Male, born 1710, died 1776)
Genre: Natural Philosophy
Lectures on Select Subjects in Mechanics, Hydrostatics, Pneumatics, and Optics

Record ID 147108

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.11 (1775-1777, Type: Student). Page: 69

Ferguson's Essay

Borrowed: 1775/11/18 (Saturday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: see entry above.


Borrower

William Elder
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


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Adam Ferguson (Male, born 1723, died 1816)
Genre: Politics, Society and Political Economy
Essay on the history of civil society [Ferguson]

Record ID 147102

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.11 (1775-1777, Type: Student). Page: 69

& Bielfeld Erudition 4 tomes

Borrowed: 1775/11/18 (Saturday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: see entry above.


Borrower

William Elder
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


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Freiherr von Jacob Friedrich Bielfeld (Male, born 1717, died 1770)
Genre: Education
L'érudition universelle, ou, analyse abrégée de toutes les les sciences, des beaux-arts et des belles-lettres [Bielfeld]
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3, Volume 4

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Freiherr von Jacob Friedrich Bielfeld (Male, born 1717, died 1770)
Genre: Education
L'Érudition universelle, ou analyse abrégée de toutes les sciences, des beaux-arts, et des belles-lettres.
Language: French . Published: Berlin. Date of publication: 1768. Format: 12mo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 10 times in 3 borrowing records


Book Work

Freiherr von Jacob Friedrich Bielfeld (Male, born 1717, died 1770)
Genre: Education
Elements of Universal Erudition

Borrowed: 1775/11/18 (Saturday).

Borrower: William Elder

Author: Freiherr von Jacob Friedrich Bielfeld (Male, born 1717, died 1770), Genre: Education

Elements of Universal Erudition

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3, Volume 4

Record ID 146946

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.11 (1775-1777, Type: Student). Page: 69

Coetlogan's Dict: 2 V:s

Borrowed: 1775/11/18 (Saturday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: 4/2/0. Funds deposited: Three Linen Notes & a Dundee --.


Borrower

William Elder
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

Dennis De Coetlogon M. D. (Male, died 1749)
Genre: History
An universal history of arts and sciences [Coetlogon]
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Borrowed: 1775/11/18 (Saturday).

Borrower: William Elder

Author: Dennis De Coetlogon M. D. (Male, died 1749), Genre: History

Universal History of Arts and Sciences

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 148491

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.11 (1775-1777, Type: Student). Page: 85

Smith's Theory

Borrowed: 1775/12/9 (Saturday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: 0/6/0.


Borrower

William Elder
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


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Adam Smith (Male, born 1723, died 1790)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
Theory of moral sentiments [Smith]
Possible modern shelfmark: Special Collections ; Dh.5.149.

Book Edition

Confidence level: Very likely

Adam Smith (Male, born 1723, died 1790)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
The theory of moral sentiments.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1759. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: 106


Book Work

Adam Smith (Male, born 1723, died 1790)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
Theory of Moral Sentiments

Borrowed: 1775/12/9 (Saturday).

Borrower: William Elder

Author: Adam Smith (Male, born 1723, died 1790), Genre: Philosophy and Morality

Theory of Moral Sentiments

Record ID 148971

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.11 (1775-1777, Type: Student). Page: 96

Mandeville's Fable & c.

Borrowed: 1775/12/23 (Saturday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: 0/6/0.


Borrower

William Elder
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


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Bernard Mandeville (Male, born c.1670, died 1733)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
The fable of the bees, or, Private vices, publick benefits.

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Bernard Mandeville (Male, born c.1670, died 1733)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
The fable of the bees: or, private vices, publick benefits.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1724. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: 25


Book Work

Bernard Mandeville (Male, born c.1670, died 1733)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
Fable of the Bees

Borrowed: 1775/12/23 (Saturday).

Borrower: William Elder

Author: Bernard Mandeville (Male, born c.1670, died 1733), Genre: Philosophy and Morality

Fable of the Bees

Record ID 149580

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.11 (1775-1777, Type: Student). Page: 116

Fingal D:r Blair's Diss.

Borrowed: 1776/1/13 (Saturday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: Guinea.


Borrower

William Elder
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Hugh Blair (Male, born 1718, died 1800), James Macpherson (Male, born 1736, died 1796)
Genre: Belles Lettres, Genre: Poetry
The works of Ossian, the son of Fingal : in two volumes.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Hugh Blair (Male, born 1718, died 1800), James Macpherson (Male, born 1736, died 1796)
Genre: Belles Lettres, Genre: Poetry
The works of Ossian, the son of Fingal. In two volumes. Translated from the Gaelic language by James Macpherson.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1765. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 99 times in 53 borrowing records


Book Work

Hugh Blair (Male, born 1718, died 1800), James Macpherson (Male, born 1736, died 1796)
Genre: Belles Lettres, Genre: Poetry
Works of Ossian, the Son of Fingal ... Critical Dissertation on the Poems of Ossian

Borrowed: 1776/1/13 (Saturday).

Borrower: William Elder

Author: Hugh Blair (Male, born 1718, died 1800), James Macpherson (Male, born 1736, died 1796), Genre: Belles Lettres, Genre: Poetry

Works of Ossian, the Son of Fingal ... Critical Dissertation on the Poems of Ossian

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 151305

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.11 (1775-1777, Type: Student). Page: 149

Poems 4:to

Borrowed: 1776/2/16 (Friday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: Guinea. Funds deposited: G. 2. 1738..


Borrower

William Elder
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

Poems 4to

Record ID 151923

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.11 (1775-1777, Type: Student). Page: 154

Hume's Essays 2 V:s

Borrowed: 1776/2/19 (Monday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: Guinea. Funds deposited: G. 2. 1738..


Borrower

William Elder
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


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David Hume (Male, born c.1711, died 1776)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
Hume's Essays (original title)
Essays and treatises on several subjects (standardised title)

Possible modern shelfmark: Special Collections ; N*.27.31..
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

David Hume (Male, born c.1711, died 1776)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
Essays and treatises on several subjects. In two volumes.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1764. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 2 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 81 times in 59 borrowing records


Book Work

David Hume (Male, born c.1711, died 1776)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects

Borrowed: 1776/2/19 (Monday).

Borrower: William Elder

Author: David Hume (Male, born c.1711, died 1776), Genre: Philosophy and Morality

Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 155571

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.11 (1775-1777, Type: Student). Page: 185

Clark on the Attributes

Borrowed: 1776/3/29 (Friday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: Guinea.


Borrower

William Elder
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


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Samuel Clarke (Male, born 1675-10-11, died 1729-5-17)
Genre: Theology
A discourse concerning the being and attributes of God [Clarke]

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Samuel Clarke (Male, born 1675-10-11, died 1729-5-17)
Genre: Theology
A discourse concerning the being and attributes of God, the obligations of natural religion, and the truth and certainty of the Christian revelation.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1719. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: 18


Book Work

Samuel Clarke (Male, born 1675-10-11, died 1729-5-17)
Genre: Theology
Discourse concerning the Being and Attributes of God

Borrowed: 1776/3/29 (Friday).

Borrower: William Elder

Author: Samuel Clarke (Male, born 1675-10-11, died 1729-5-17), Genre: Theology

Discourse concerning the Being and Attributes of God

Record ID 155574

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.11 (1775-1777, Type: Student). Page: 185

& Baxter on the Soul

Borrowed: 1776/3/29 (Friday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: see entry above.


Borrower

William Elder
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Andrew Baxter (Male, born c.1686, died 1750)
Genre: Theology
An enquiry into the nature of the human soul [Baxter]

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Andrew Baxter (Male, born c.1686, died 1750)
Genre: Theology
An enquiry into the nature of the human soul; wherein the immateriality of the soul is evinced from the principles of reason and philosophy.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1733. Format: 4to.
Number of borrowings: 37


Book Work

Andrew Baxter (Male, born c.1686, died 1750)
Genre: Theology
Enquiry into the Nature of the Human Soul

Borrowed: 1776/3/29 (Friday).

Borrower: William Elder

Author: Andrew Baxter (Male, born c.1686, died 1750), Genre: Theology

Enquiry into the Nature of the Human Soul

Record ID 157629

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.11 (1775-1777, Type: Student). Page: 238

Watts Logic

Borrowed: 1776/8/1 (Thursday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: 0/4/0.


Borrower

William Elder
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

Isaac Watts (Male, born 1674, died 1748)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
Logick, or, The right use of reason in the enquiry after truth [Watt]