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Record ID 27280

Library: Selkirk Library. Register: volume 1 (1800-1812, Type: Town). Page: 1010173

Embassy to China V3

Borrowed: 1801/6/11 (Thursday). Returned: 1801/6/15 (Monday).


Borrower

James Pringle Laird of Torwoodlee
Gender: Male. Address: Torwoodlee.
Occupation (original): Esqr.
Life dates: 1759-1840.
Occupation (normalised): Independent Means > Landowner/Landlord/Laird.


Book Holding

Genre: Travel
Embassy to China
Volumes borrowed: Volume 3

Book Edition

Confidence level: Speculative

Genre: Travel
An authentic account of an embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China; including cursory observations made, and Information Obtained, in travelling through that ancient empire, and a Small Part of Chinese Tartary.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1797. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 3 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 111 times in 68 borrowing records


Book Work

Genre: Travel
Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China

Record ID 27279

Library: Selkirk Library. Register: volume 1 (1800-1812, Type: Town). Page: 1010173

Dutch Embassy to China

Borrowed: 1800/8/8 (Friday). Returned: 1800/10/31 (Friday).


Borrower

James Pringle Laird of Torwoodlee
Gender: Male. Address: Torwoodlee.
Occupation (original): Esqr.
Life dates: 1759-1840.
Occupation (normalised): Independent Means > Landowner/Landlord/Laird.


Book Holding

André Everard Van Braam Houckgeest (Male, born 1739, died 1801)
Genre: Travel
Dutch Embassy to China
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

André Everard Van Braam Houckgeest (Male, born 1739, died 1801)
Genre: Travel
An authentic account of the embassy of the Dutch East-India Company, to the court of the Emperor of China, in the years 1794 and 1795; (subsequent to that of the Earl of Macartney.)
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1798. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 2 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 16 times in 8 borrowing records


Book Work

André Everard Van Braam Houckgeest (Male, born 1739, died 1801)
Genre: Travel
Authentic Account of the Embassy of the Dutch East-India Company, to the Court of the Emperor of China, in the Years 1794 and 1795

Record ID 27278

Library: Selkirk Library. Register: volume 1 (1800-1812, Type: Town). Page: 1010173

Keates Pellew Islands

Borrowed: 1800/8/8 (Friday). Returned: 1800/10/31 (Friday).


Borrower

James Pringle Laird of Torwoodlee
Gender: Male. Address: Torwoodlee.
Occupation (original): Esqr.
Life dates: 1759-1840.
Occupation (normalised): Independent Means > Landowner/Landlord/Laird.


Book Holding

George Keate (Male, born 1729, died 1797)
Genre: Travel
Keate's Pelew Islands

Borrowed: 1800/8/8 (Friday). Returned: 1800/10/31 (Friday).

Borrower: James Pringle Laird of Torwoodlee

Author: George Keate (Male, born 1729, died 1797), Genre: Travel

Account of the Pelew Islands

Record ID 30185

Library: Selkirk Library. Register: volume 1 (1800-1812, Type: Town). Page: 1010320

Minstrelsy of the Border 2 V in one

Borrowed: 1805/2/13 (Wednesday). Returned: 1805/4/4 (Thursday).


Borrower

James Pringle Laird of Torwoodlee
Gender: Male. Address: Torwoodlee.
Occupation (original): Esqr.
Life dates: 1759-1840.
Occupation (normalised): Independent Means > Landowner/Landlord/Laird.


Book Holding

Sir Walter Scott (Male, born 1771, died 1832)
Genre: Poetry
Minstrelsy of the Border by Sir Walter Scott
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Sir Walter Scott (Male, born 1771, died 1832)
Genre: Poetry
Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border: consisting of historical and romantic ballads, collected in the southern counties of Scotland; with a few of modern date.
Language: English . Published: Kelso. Date of publication: 1802. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 3 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 147 times in 70 borrowing records


Book Work

Sir Walter Scott (Male, born 1771, died 1832)
Genre: Poetry
Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border

Borrowed: 1805/2/13 (Wednesday). Returned: 1805/4/4 (Thursday).

Borrower: James Pringle Laird of Torwoodlee

Author: Sir Walter Scott (Male, born 1771, died 1832), Genre: Poetry

Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 30187

Library: Selkirk Library. Register: volume 1 (1800-1812, Type: Town). Page: 1010320

Bruce's travels V 6, 7

Borrowed: 1805/2/18 (Monday). Returned: 1806/1/4 (Saturday).


Borrower

James Pringle Laird of Torwoodlee
Gender: Male. Address: Torwoodlee.
Occupation (original): Esqr.
Life dates: 1759-1840.
Occupation (normalised): Independent Means > Landowner/Landlord/Laird.


Book Holding

James Bruce (Male, born 1730, died 1794)
Genre: Travel
Bruce's Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile
Volumes borrowed: Volume 6, Volume 7

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

James Bruce (Male, born 1730, died 1794)
Genre: Travel
Travels to discover the source of the Nile, in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, and 1773.
Language: English . Published: Edinburgh. Date of publication: 1790. Format: 4to. Pagination: 5 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 202 times in 71 borrowing records


Book Work

James Bruce (Male, born 1730, died 1794)
Genre: Travel
Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile [James Bruce]

Borrowed: 1805/2/18 (Monday). Returned: 1806/1/4 (Saturday).

Borrower: James Pringle Laird of Torwoodlee

Author: James Bruce (Male, born 1730, died 1794), Genre: Travel

Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile [James Bruce]

Volumes borrowed: Volume 6, Volume 7

Record ID 30179

Library: Selkirk Library. Register: volume 1 (1800-1812, Type: Town). Page: 1010320

Embassy to China V1

Borrowed: 1804/1/6 (Friday). Returned: 1804/4/10 (Tuesday).


Borrower

James Pringle Laird of Torwoodlee
Gender: Male. Address: Torwoodlee.
Occupation (original): Esqr.
Life dates: 1759-1840.
Occupation (normalised): Independent Means > Landowner/Landlord/Laird.


Book Holding

Genre: Travel
Embassy to China
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3

Book Edition

Confidence level: Speculative

Genre: Travel
An authentic account of an embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China; including cursory observations made, and Information Obtained, in travelling through that ancient empire, and a Small Part of Chinese Tartary.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1797. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 3 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 111 times in 68 borrowing records


Book Work

Genre: Travel
Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China

Borrowed: 1804/1/6 (Friday). Returned: 1804/4/10 (Tuesday).

Borrower: James Pringle Laird of Torwoodlee

Genre: Travel

Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3

Record ID 30183

Library: Selkirk Library. Register: volume 1 (1800-1812, Type: Town). Page: 1010320

Moores Journals 2V

Borrowed: 1804/4/10 (Tuesday). Returned: 1804/4/30 (Monday).


Borrower

James Pringle Laird of Torwoodlee
Gender: Male. Address: Torwoodlee.
Occupation (original): Esqr.
Life dates: 1759-1840.
Occupation (normalised): Independent Means > Landowner/Landlord/Laird.


Book Holding

Dr John Moore (Male, born 1729, died 1802)
Genre: Travel
Journal during a residence in France, from the beginning of August, to the middle of December, 1792, etc. by John Moore
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Dr John Moore (Male, born 1729, died 1802)
Genre: Travel
A journal during a residence in France, from the beginning of August, to the middle of December, 1792.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1793. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 2 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 45 times in 27 borrowing records


Book Work

Dr John Moore (Male, born 1729, died 1802)
Genre: Travel
Journal during a Residence in France

Borrowed: 1804/4/10 (Tuesday). Returned: 1804/4/30 (Monday).

Borrower: James Pringle Laird of Torwoodlee

Author: Dr John Moore (Male, born 1729, died 1802), Genre: Travel

Journal during a Residence in France

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 30180

Library: Selkirk Library. Register: volume 1 (1800-1812, Type: Town). Page: 1010320

Bartolomeos Voyage

Borrowed: 1806/3/6 (Thursday). Returned: 1806/4/10 (Thursday).


Borrower

James Pringle Laird of Torwoodlee
Gender: Male. Address: Torwoodlee.
Occupation (original): Esqr.
Life dates: 1759-1840.
Occupation (normalised): Independent Means > Landowner/Landlord/Laird.


Book Holding

Genre: Travel
Bartolomeo's Voyages/Travels
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Borrowed: 1806/3/6 (Thursday). Returned: 1806/4/10 (Thursday).

Borrower: James Pringle Laird of Torwoodlee

Genre: Travel

Bartolomeo's Voyages/Travels

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 30186

Library: Selkirk Library. Register: volume 1 (1800-1812, Type: Town). Page: 1010320

Thiebault Anecdote 2V

Borrowed: 1805/2/18 (Monday). Returned: 1805/4/4 (Thursday).


Borrower

James Pringle Laird of Torwoodlee
Gender: Male. Address: Torwoodlee.
Occupation (original): Esqr.
Life dates: 1759-1840.
Occupation (normalised): Independent Means > Landowner/Landlord/Laird.


Book Holding

Dieudonné Thiébault (Male, born 1733, died 1807)
Genre: Lives
Original Anecdotes of Frederick the Second, King of Prussia, and of his family, his court, his ministers, his academies and etc. by Thiebault
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Dieudonné Thiébault (Male, born 1733, died 1807)
Genre: Lives
Original Anecdotes of Frederick the Second, King of Prussia, and of his family, his court, his ministers, his academies and his literary friends.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1805. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 2 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 57 times in 35 borrowing records


Book Work

Dieudonné Thiébault (Male, born 1733, died 1807)
Genre: Lives
Original Anecdotes of Frederick the Second, King of Prussia

Borrowed: 1805/2/18 (Monday). Returned: 1805/4/4 (Thursday).

Borrower: James Pringle Laird of Torwoodlee

Author: Dieudonné Thiébault (Male, born 1733, died 1807), Genre: Lives

Original Anecdotes of Frederick the Second, King of Prussia

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 30181

Library: Selkirk Library. Register: volume 1 (1800-1812, Type: Town). Page: 1010320

Montagus Works 5V

Borrowed: 1804/3. Returned: 1804/4/10 (Tuesday).


Borrower

James Pringle Laird of Torwoodlee
Gender: Male. Address: Torwoodlee.
Occupation (original): Esqr.
Life dates: 1759-1840.
Occupation (normalised): Independent Means > Landowner/Landlord/Laird.


Book Holding

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (Female, born 1689, died 1762)
Genre: Belles Lettres, Genre: Lives, Genre: Poetry
Works of the Right Honourable Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3, Volume 4, Volume 5

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (Female, born 1689, died 1762)
Genre: Belles Lettres, Genre: Lives, Genre: Poetry
The Works of the Right Hon. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu ... Published, by permission, from her genuine papers.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1803. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 5 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 106 times in 29 borrowing records


Book Work

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (Female, born 1689, died 1762)
Genre: Belles Lettres, Genre: Lives, Genre: Poetry
Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Borrowed: 1804/3. Returned: 1804/4/10 (Tuesday).

Borrower: James Pringle Laird of Torwoodlee

Author: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (Female, born 1689, died 1762), Genre: Belles Lettres, Genre: Lives, Genre: Poetry

Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3, Volume 4, Volume 5

Record ID 30182

Library: Selkirk Library. Register: volume 1 (1800-1812, Type: Town). Page: 1010320

Chantreau Travels 2

Borrowed: 1804/4/10 (Tuesday). Returned: 1804/4/30 (Monday).


Borrower

James Pringle Laird of Torwoodlee
Gender: Male. Address: Torwoodlee.
Occupation (original): Esqr.
Life dates: 1759-1840.
Occupation (normalised): Independent Means > Landowner/Landlord/Laird.


Book Holding

Pierre Nicolas Chantreau (Male, born 1741, died 1808)
Genre: Travel
Philosophical, Political, and Literary Travels in Russia, during the years 1788 & 1789
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Pierre Nicolas Chantreau (Male, born 1741, died 1808)
Genre: Travel
Philosophical, political, and literary travels in Russia, during the years 1788 & 1789.
Language: English . Published: Perth. Date of publication: 1794. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 2 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 40 times in 21 borrowing records


Book Work

Pierre Nicolas Chantreau (Male, born 1741, died 1808)
Genre: Travel
Philosophical, Political, and Literary Travels in Russia, during the Years 1788 & 1789

Borrowed: 1804/4/10 (Tuesday). Returned: 1804/4/30 (Monday).

Borrower: James Pringle Laird of Torwoodlee

Author: Pierre Nicolas Chantreau (Male, born 1741, died 1808), Genre: Travel

Philosophical, Political, and Literary Travels in Russia, during the Years 1788 & 1789

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 30184

Library: Selkirk Library. Register: volume 1 (1800-1812, Type: Town). Page: 1010320

Denouns Travels V 1 & 2

Borrowed: 1804/4/10 (Tuesday). Returned: 1804/4/30 (Monday).


Borrower

James Pringle Laird of Torwoodlee
Gender: Male. Address: Torwoodlee.
Occupation (original): Esqr.
Life dates: 1759-1840.
Occupation (normalised): Independent Means > Landowner/Landlord/Laird.


Book Holding

Vivant Denon (Male, born 1747, died 1825)
Genre: Travel
Travels in upper and lower Egypt by Vivant Denon
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Vivant Denon (Male, born 1747, died 1825)
Genre: Travel
Travels in Upper and Lower Egypt in company with several divisions of the French Army ... Embellished with maps, plates, vignettes, &c.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1802. Format: 18mo. Pagination: 2 vols.
Editors: Blagdon, Francis
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 50 times in 21 borrowing records


Book Work

Vivant Denon (Male, born 1747, died 1825)
Genre: Travel
Travels in Upper and Lower Egypt in Company with Several Divisions of the French Army

Borrowed: 1804/4/10 (Tuesday). Returned: 1804/4/30 (Monday).

Borrower: James Pringle Laird of Torwoodlee

Author: Vivant Denon (Male, born 1747, died 1825), Genre: Travel

Travels in Upper and Lower Egypt in Company with Several Divisions of the French Army

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 36130

Library: Selkirk Library. Register: volume 2 (1810-1814, Type: Town). Page: 1010543

Carleton's Memoirs

Borrowed: 1808/12/6 (Tuesday). Returned: 1809/1/16 (Monday).


Borrower

James Pringle Laird of Torwoodlee
Gender: Male. Address: Torwoodlee.
Occupation (original): Esqr.
Life dates: 1759-1840.
Occupation (normalised): Independent Means > Landowner/Landlord/Laird.


Book Holding

Daniel Defoe (Male, born c.1661, died 1731)
Genre: Lives
Memoirs of Captain George Carleton

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Daniel Defoe (Male, born c.1661, died 1731)
Genre: Lives
Memoirs of Capt. George Carleton ... Including anecdotes of the war in Spain under the Earl of Peterborough, etc.
Language: English . Published: Edinburgh. Date of publication: 1808. Format: 8vo.
Editors: Scott, Walter
Number of borrowings: 4


Book Work

Daniel Defoe (Male, born c.1661, died 1731)
Genre: Lives
Memoirs of Capt. George Carleton

Borrowed: 1808/12/6 (Tuesday). Returned: 1809/1/16 (Monday).

Borrower: James Pringle Laird of Torwoodlee

Author: Daniel Defoe (Male, born c.1661, died 1731), Genre: Lives

Memoirs of Capt. George Carleton

Record ID 36127

Library: Selkirk Library. Register: volume 2 (1810-1814, Type: Town). Page: 1010543

Moor's Edward 2 vol

Borrowed: 1808/2/11 (Thursday). Returned: 1808/3/10 (Thursday).


Borrower

James Pringle Laird of Torwoodlee
Gender: Male. Address: Torwoodlee.
Occupation (original): Esqr.
Life dates: 1759-1840.
Occupation (normalised): Independent Means > Landowner/Landlord/Laird.


Book Holding

Dr John Moore (Male, born 1729, died 1802)
Genre: Fiction
Edward by John Moore
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Dr John Moore (Male, born 1729, died 1802)
Genre: Fiction
Edward. Various views of human nature, taken from life and manners, chiefly in England.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1796. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 2 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 94 times in 48 borrowing records


Book Work

Dr John Moore (Male, born 1729, died 1802)
Genre: Fiction
Edward

Borrowed: 1808/2/11 (Thursday). Returned: 1808/3/10 (Thursday).

Borrower: James Pringle Laird of Torwoodlee

Author: Dr John Moore (Male, born 1729, died 1802), Genre: Fiction

Edward

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 36128

Library: Selkirk Library. Register: volume 2 (1810-1814, Type: Town). Page: 1010543

Modern Philosophers 3 vol

Borrowed: 1808/2/10 (Wednesday). Returned: 1808/3/10 (Thursday).


Borrower

James Pringle Laird of Torwoodlee
Gender: Male. Address: Torwoodlee.
Occupation (original): Esqr.
Life dates: 1759-1840.
Occupation (normalised): Independent Means > Landowner/Landlord/Laird.


Book Holding

Elizabeth Hamilton (Female, born c.1756, died 1816)
Genre: Fiction
Memoirs of Modern Philosophers by Elizabeth Hamilton
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Elizabeth Hamilton (Female, born c.1756, died 1816)
Genre: Fiction
Memoirs of modern philosophers.
Language: English . Published: Bath. Date of publication: 1800. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 3 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 163 times in 59 borrowing records


Book Work

Elizabeth Hamilton (Female, born c.1756, died 1816)
Genre: Fiction
Memoirs of Modern Philosophers

Borrowed: 1808/2/10 (Wednesday). Returned: 1808/3/10 (Thursday).

Borrower: James Pringle Laird of Torwoodlee

Author: Elizabeth Hamilton (Female, born c.1756, died 1816), Genre: Fiction

Memoirs of Modern Philosophers

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3

Record ID 36129

Library: Selkirk Library. Register: volume 2 (1810-1814, Type: Town). Page: 1010543

Embassy to Ava 3v

Borrowed: 1808/12/5 (Monday). Returned: 1809/1/16 (Monday).


Borrower

James Pringle Laird of Torwoodlee
Gender: Male. Address: Torwoodlee.
Occupation (original): Esqr.
Life dates: 1759-1840.
Occupation (normalised): Independent Means > Landowner/Landlord/Laird.


Book Holding

Michael Symes (Male, born c.1753, died 1809)
Genre: Travel
Embassy to Ava by Michael Symes
Volumes borrowed: Volume maps

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Michael Symes (Male, born c.1753, died 1809)
Genre: Travel
An account of an embassy to the Kingdom of Ava, sent by the Governor-General of India, in the year 1795.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1800. Format: 4to.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 58 times in 27 borrowing records


Book Work

Michael Symes (Male, born c.1753, died 1809)
Genre: Travel
Account of an Embassy to the Kingdom of Ava

Borrowed: 1808/12/5 (Monday). Returned: 1809/1/16 (Monday).

Borrower: James Pringle Laird of Torwoodlee

Author: Michael Symes (Male, born c.1753, died 1809), Genre: Travel

Account of an Embassy to the Kingdom of Ava

Volumes borrowed: Volume maps