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Record ID 296437

Library: Advocates Library. Register: F.R.262a/6 (1774-1776, Type: Other). Page: 123

Essays Physical and literary vol. 2. 8vo

Borrowed: 1775/7/29 (Saturday). Returned: 1775/8/29 (Tuesday). Fine pledged in case of late return: six shill. Sterl.


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Mr Alexander Scrimgeour Wedderburn of Birkhill
Gender: Male.
Admission date: 1766. Life dates: 1742-1811.
Occupation (normalised): Law > Advocate.


Book Holding

Edinburgh Philosophical Society (Unspecified)
Genre: Belles Lettres
Essays and observations, physical and literary: read before a society in Edinburgh, and published by them.
Possible modern shelfmark: NLS: M.14/1.a.[alpha].
Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Edinburgh Philosophical Society (Unspecified)
Genre: Belles Lettres
Essays and observations, physical and literary. Read before a society in Edinburgh, and published by them.
Language: English . Published: Edinburgh. Date of publication: 1754-1771. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 204 times in 116 borrowing records


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Edinburgh Philosophical Society (Unspecified)
Genre: Belles Lettres
Essays and Observations, Physical and Literary

Borrowed: 1775/7/29 (Saturday). Returned: 1775/8/29 (Tuesday).

Borrower: Mr Alexander Scrimgeour Wedderburn of Birkhill

Author: Edinburgh Philosophical Society (Unspecified), Genre: Belles Lettres

Essays and Observations, Physical and Literary

Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Record ID 297526

Library: Advocates Library. Register: F.R.262a/6 (1774-1776, Type: Other). Page: 156

Acts of Geo 3.d 1760-61 One Vol fol

Borrowed: 1775/11/24 (Friday). Returned: 1775/12/1 (Friday). Fine pledged in case of late return: one pound Sterl.


Borrower

Mr Alexander Scrimgeour Wedderburn of Birkhill
Gender: Male.
Admission date: 1766. Life dates: 1742-1811.
Occupation (normalised): Law > Advocate.


Book Holding

Acts George III 1760-1761

Record ID 297595

Library: Advocates Library. Register: F.R.262a/6 (1774-1776, Type: Other). Page: 162

Lord Lyttletons Works 4to

Borrowed: 1775/11/29 (Wednesday). Returned: 1775/12/29 (Friday). Fine pledged in case of late return: One pound sterl.


Borrower

Mr Alexander Scrimgeour Wedderburn of Birkhill
Gender: Male.
Admission date: 1766. Life dates: 1742-1811.
Occupation (normalised): Law > Advocate.


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George Lyttelton Baron Lyttelton (Male, born 1709, died 1773)
Genre: Belles Lettres, Genre: Lives
The works of George Lord Lyttelton.
Possible modern shelfmark: NLS: Ai.5.19.

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

George Lyttelton Baron Lyttelton (Male, born 1709, died 1773)
Genre: Belles Lettres, Genre: Lives
The works of George Lord Lyttelton; formerly printed separately, and now first collected together: with some other pieces, never before printed.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1774. Format: 4to.
Number of borrowings: 6


Book Work

George Lyttelton Baron Lyttelton (Male, born 1709, died 1773)
Genre: Belles Lettres, Genre: Lives
Works of George Lord Lyttelton

Borrowed: 1775/11/29 (Wednesday). Returned: 1775/12/29 (Friday).

Borrower: Mr Alexander Scrimgeour Wedderburn of Birkhill

Author: George Lyttelton Baron Lyttelton (Male, born 1709, died 1773), Genre: Belles Lettres, Genre: Lives

Works of George Lord Lyttelton

Record ID 291037

Library: Advocates Library. Register: F.R.262a/6 (1774-1776, Type: Other). Page: 276

Blackwells Court of Augustus Vol. 3. in 4to

Borrowed: 1776/7/12 (Friday). Returned: 1776/8/12 (Monday). Fine pledged in case of late return: One Pound Sterl.


Borrower

Mr Alexander Scrimgeour Wedderburn of Birkhill
Gender: Male.
Admission date: 1766. Life dates: 1742-1811.
Occupation (normalised): Law > Advocate.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Thomas Blackwell (Male, born 1701, died 1757)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
Memoirs of the court of Augustus [Blackwell]
Possible modern shelfmark: NLS: E.64.c.1-2 .
Volumes borrowed: Volume 3

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Thomas Blackwell (Male, born 1701, died 1757)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
Memoirs of the court of Augustus.
Language: English . Published: Edinburgh. Date of publication: 1753-1755. Format: 4to.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 53 times in 32 borrowing records


Book Work

Thomas Blackwell (Male, born 1701, died 1757)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
Memoirs of the Court of Augustus

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Thomas Blackwell (Male, born 1701, died 1757)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
Memoirs of the court of Augustus. Continued, and completed, from the original papers of the late Thomas Blackwell, J. U. D. Principal of Marishal College, in the University of Aberdeen, by John Mills, Esq. Vol.III.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1763. Format: 4to.
Editors: Mills, John
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 16 times in 7 borrowing records


Book Work

Thomas Blackwell (Male, born 1701, died 1757)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
Memoirs of the Court of Augustus

Borrowed: 1776/7/12 (Friday). Returned: 1776/8/12 (Monday).

Borrower: Mr Alexander Scrimgeour Wedderburn of Birkhill

Author: Thomas Blackwell (Male, born 1701, died 1757), Genre: Philosophy and Morality

Memoirs of the Court of Augustus

Volumes borrowed: Volume 3

Record ID 287194

Library: Advocates Library. Register: F.R.262a/25 (1799-1800, Type: Other). Page: 218

Collins Account of Botany Bay

Borrowed: 1800/2/5 (Wednesday). Returned: 1800/3/5 (Wednesday).


Borrower

Mr Alexander Scrimgeour Wedderburn of Birkhill
Gender: Male.
Admission date: 1766. Life dates: 1742-1811.
Occupation (normalised): Law > Advocate.


Book HoldingLibrary record

David Collins (Male, born 1756, died 1810)
Genre: Travel
Collins Account of Botany Bay (original title)
Account of the English Colony in New South Wales (standardised title)

Possible modern shelfmark: NLS: E.144.b.1-2.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Borrowed: 1800/2/5 (Wednesday). Returned: 1800/3/5 (Wednesday).

Borrower: Mr Alexander Scrimgeour Wedderburn of Birkhill

Author: David Collins (Male, born 1756, died 1810), Genre: Travel

Account of the English Colony in New South Wales

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1