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Record ID 327517

Library: Dumfries Presbytery Library. Register: Issue Book (Type: Professorial). Page: 39

Univers. Hist: V: 1.

Borrowed: 1748/12/14 (Saturday). Returned: 1748/12/14 (Saturday).


Borrower

John Johnston
Gender: Male.
Life dates: d. 1770.
Occupation (normalised): Religion and Clergy > Minister/Priest > Church of Scotland.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Genre: History
An universal history, from the earliest account of time : compiled from original authors; and illustrated with maps, cuts, notes, &c. : with a general index to the whole.
Classmark: 12.6.1-21.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Genre: History
An Universal History, from the Earliest Account of Time. Compiled from Original Authors; and Illustrated with Maps, Cuts, Notes, &c. With a general Index to the Whole.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1747-1754. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 1453 times in 850 borrowing records


Book Work

Genre: History
Universal History, from the Earliest Account of Time to the Present

Borrowed: 1748/12/14 (Saturday). Returned: 1748/12/14 (Saturday).

Borrower: John Johnston

Genre: History

Universal History, from the Earliest Account of Time to the Present

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Record ID 327520

Library: Dumfries Presbytery Library. Register: Issue Book (Type: Professorial). Page: 39

Erasmi Moriæ En

Borrowed: 1748/12/14 (Saturday). Returned: 1748/12/14 (Saturday).


Borrower

Robert Wight
Gender: Male.
Life dates: 1684-1764.
Occupation (normalised): Religion and Clergy > Minister/Priest > Church of Scotland.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Desiderius Erasmus (Male, born 1469, died 1536)
Genre: Belles Lettres, Genre: Theology
Des. Erasmi Rot. Moriae encomium / cum Gerardi Listrii commentariis ; epistolae aliquot in fine additae unà cum Erasmi responsione adversus Martini Lutheri espistolam.
Classmark: 8.8.26.

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Desiderius Erasmus (Male, born 1469, died 1536)
Genre: Belles Lettres, Genre: Theology
Des. Erasmi Rot. Moriae encomium / cum Gerardi Listrii commentariis ; epistolae aliquot in fine additae unà cum Erasmi responsione adversus Martini Lutheri espistolam.
Language: Latin . Published: Oxford. Date of publication: 1668. Format: 12mo.
Editors:  Gerardus Listrius
Number of borrowings: 2


Book Work

Desiderius Erasmus (Male, born 1469, died 1536)
Genre: Belles Lettres, Genre: Theology
Praise of Folly

Borrowed: 1748/12/14 (Saturday). Returned: 1748/12/14 (Saturday).

Borrower: Robert Wight

Author: Desiderius Erasmus (Male, born 1469, died 1536), Genre: Belles Lettres, Genre: Theology

Praise of Folly

Record ID 327514

Library: Dumfries Presbytery Library. Register: Issue Book (Type: Professorial). Page: 39

Univ: Hist: Vol:s 18 & 19

Borrowed: 1748/12/14 (Saturday). Returned: 1748/12/14 (Saturday).


Borrower

Thomas Hamilton
Gender: Male.
Life dates: d. 1772.
Occupation (normalised): Religion and Clergy > Minister/Priest > Church of Scotland.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Genre: History
An universal history, from the earliest account of time : compiled from original authors; and illustrated with maps, cuts, notes, &c. : with a general index to the whole.
Classmark: 12.6.1-21.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 18, Volume 19

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Genre: History
An Universal History, from the Earliest Account of Time. Compiled from Original Authors; and Illustrated with Maps, Cuts, Notes, &c. With a general Index to the Whole.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1747-1754. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 1453 times in 850 borrowing records


Book Work

Genre: History
Universal History, from the Earliest Account of Time to the Present

Borrowed: 1748/12/14 (Saturday). Returned: 1748/12/14 (Saturday).

Borrower: Thomas Hamilton

Genre: History

Universal History, from the Earliest Account of Time to the Present

Volumes borrowed: Volume 18, Volume 19

Record ID 327508

Library: Dumfries Presbytery Library. Register: Issue Book (Type: Professorial). Page: 39

Borrowed: 1748/12/14 (Saturday). Returned: 1748/12/14 (Saturday).

Borrower: Robert Riddell

Author: Edward Polhill (Male, born 1622, died 1694), Genre: Theology

Answer to the Discourse of Mr William Sherlock, Touching the Knowledge of Christ

Record ID 15634

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1748-1753. (UYLY205-2) (1748-1753, Type: Other). Page: 32

Shaftsbury′s Characteristiks Vol. 2d

Borrowed: 1748/12/14 (Saturday). Returned: 1749/2/20 (Thursday). Classmark: E.5.24. Original Returned Text: Shaftsburys Charact. vol. 2<sup>d</sup>. Professor: James Murison.


Borrower

Alexander Ferrier
Gender: Male.
Life dates: 1728-1764. St Andrews Biographical Register, 1747-1897: https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/biographical-register/data/documents/1379701604.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

Anthony Ashley Cooper Earl of Shaftesbury (Male, born 1671, died 1713)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
Characteristicks of men, manners, opinions, times. In three volumes. Vol. I. I. A letter concerning enthusiasm. ... [Shaftesbury]
Classmark: E.5.24, P.6.24, P.8.17.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Speculative

Anthony Ashley Cooper Earl of Shaftesbury (Male, born 1671, died 1713)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
Characteristicks of men, manners, opinions, times. In three volumes. Vol. I. I. A letter concerning enthusiasm. ...
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1711. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 155 times in 96 borrowing records


Book Work

Anthony Ashley Cooper Earl of Shaftesbury (Male, born 1671, died 1713)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
Characteristicks of Men, Manners, Opinions, Times

Borrowed: 1748/12/14 (Saturday). Returned: 1749/2/20 (Thursday).

Borrower: Alexander Ferrier

Author: Anthony Ashley Cooper Earl of Shaftesbury (Male, born 1671, died 1713), Genre: Philosophy and Morality

Characteristicks of Men, Manners, Opinions, Times

Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Record ID 15633

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1748-1753. (UYLY205-2) (1748-1753, Type: Other). Page: 32

Campbells Enquiry

Borrowed: 1748/12/14 (Saturday). Returned: 1749/3/14 (Friday). Classmark: J.4.16. Original Returned Text: Campbells Enquiry. Professor: James Murison.


Borrower

Alexander Ferrier
Gender: Male.
Life dates: 1728-1764. St Andrews Biographical Register, 1747-1897: https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/biographical-register/data/documents/1379701604.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Archibald Campbell (Male, born 1691, died 1756)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
An enquiry into the original of moral virtue : wherein it is shewn, (against the author of The fable of the bees, &c.) that virtue is founded in the nature of things, is unalterable, and eternal, and the great means of private and publick happiness : with some reflections on a late book, intitled, An enquiry into the original of our ideas of beauty an virtue / by Archibald Campbell, S.T.P. and Regius Professor of Ecclesiastical History in the University of St. Andrews.
Classmark: J.4.16, B.5.27, B.6.18?.

Borrowed: 1748/12/14 (Saturday). Returned: 1749/3/14 (Friday).

Borrower: Alexander Ferrier

Author: Archibald Campbell (Male, born 1691, died 1756), Genre: Philosophy and Morality

Enquiry into the Original of Moral Virtue

Record ID 15632

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1748-1753. (UYLY205-2) (1748-1753, Type: Other). Page: 32

Rowe′s friendship in death

Borrowed: 1748/12/14 (Saturday). Returned: 1748/12/31 (Tuesday). Classmark: J.5.17. Original Returned Text: Rowe's friendship in death. Professor: Andrew Shaw.


Borrower

Alexander Shaw
Gender: Male.
Life dates: b. 1738. St Andrews Biographical Register, 1747-1897: https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/biographical-register/data/documents/1409678988.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

Elizabeth Singer Rowe (Female, born 1674, died 1737)
Genre: Belles Lettres
Friendship in death: in twenty letters from the dead to the living. To which are added, letters moral and entertaining, in prose and verse. In three parts. By Mrs. Elizabeth Rowe.
Classmark: J.5.18, J.5.17.

Record ID 15631

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1748-1753. (UYLY205-2) (1748-1753, Type: Other). Page: 32

Clark on ye Being and Attrib. of God

Borrowed: 1748/12/14 (Saturday). Returned: 1748/12/26 (Thursday). Classmark: J.4.18. Original Returned Text: Clark on ye Being & Attributes. Professor: Andrew Shaw.


Borrower

James Ballingall
Gender: Male.
Life dates: 1730-1763. St Andrews Biographical Register, 1747-1897: https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/biographical-register/data/documents/1365154948.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

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. In Answer to Mr Hobbs, Spinoza, the Author of the Oracles of Reason, and other Deniers of Natural and Revealed Religion. Being sixteen Sermons, Preach’d in the Cathedral-Church of St Paul, in the Years 1704, and 1705, at the Lecture Founded by the Honourable Robert Boyle, Esq; In which is inserted A discourse concerning the connexion of the prophecies in the Old Testament, and the Application of them to Christ. There is also, An answer to a seventh letter, concerning, the Argument a priori, in Proof of the Being of God. By Samuel Clarke, D. D. late Rector of St James’s Westminster.
Classmark: J.4.18, B.5.30, B.4.23.

Borrowed: 1748/12/14 (Saturday). Returned: 1748/12/26 (Thursday).

Borrower: James Ballingall

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

Discourse concerning the Being and Attributes of God

Record ID 15629

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1748-1753. (UYLY205-2) (1748-1753, Type: Other). Page: 32

Spectator Vol. 1st

Borrowed: 1748/12/14 (Saturday). Returned: 1749/1/10 (Friday). Classmark: E7.68. Original Returned Text: Spectator Vol. 1<sup>st</sup>. Professor: David Gregory.


Borrower

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


Book Holding

Joseph Addison (Male, born 1672, died 1719), Sir Richard Steele (Male, born 1672, died 1729)
Genre: Periodicals
The Spectator.
Classmark: E.7.68, C.6.45.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Book Edition

Confidence level: Very likely

Joseph Addison (Male, born 1672, died 1719), Sir Richard Steele (Male, born 1672, died 1729)
Genre: Periodicals
The Spectator
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1711-1713. Format: 12mo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 156 times in 112 borrowing records


Book Work

Joseph Addison (Male, born 1672, died 1719), Sir Richard Steele (Male, born 1672, died 1729)
Genre: Periodicals
Spectator

Borrowed: 1748/12/14 (Saturday). Returned: 1749/1/10 (Friday).

Borrower: William Taylor

Author: Joseph Addison (Male, born 1672, died 1719), Sir Richard Steele (Male, born 1672, died 1729), Genre: Periodicals

Spectator

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Record ID 15630

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1748-1753. (UYLY205-2) (1748-1753, Type: Other). Page: 32

Nature display′d Vol. 2d

Borrowed: 1748/12/14 (Saturday). Returned: 1748/12/19 (Thursday). Classmark: J.4.20. Original Returned Text: Nature display'd Vol. 2<sup>d</sup>. Professor: Walter Wilson.


Borrower

Henry Monro
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

Noël Antoine Pluche (Male, born 1688, died 1761)
Genre: Education, Genre: Natural Philosophy
Spectacle de la nature: or, nature display’d. Being discourses on such particulars of natural history as were thought most proper to excite the curiosity, and form the minds of youth. Illustrated with copper plates. Vol. III. Translated from the original French.
Classmark: J.4.20, B.5.26, B.4.31.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Very likely

Noël Antoine Pluche (Male, born 1688, died 1761)
Genre: Education, Genre: Natural Philosophy
Spectacle de la nature: or, nature display’d. Being discourses on such particulars of natural history as were thought most proper to excite the curiosity, and form the minds of youth. Illustrated with copper plates. Vol. III. Translated from the original French.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1736. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 132 times in 96 borrowing records


Book Work

Noël Antoine Pluche (Male, born 1688, died 1761)
Genre: Education, Genre: Natural Philosophy
Spectacle de la Nature: or, Nature Display’d

Borrowed: 1748/12/14 (Saturday). Returned: 1748/12/19 (Thursday).

Borrower: Henry Monro

Author: Noël Antoine Pluche (Male, born 1688, died 1761), Genre: Education, Genre: Natural Philosophy

Spectacle de la Nature: or, Nature Display’d

Volumes borrowed: Volume 2