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Record ID 7899

Library: Glasgow University Library. Register: MS Lib 6: Students Receipt Book (1765-1771, Type: Student). Page: 85v

Homer

Borrowed: 1770/3/14 (Wednesday). Returned: 1770/3/29 (Thursday). Original Borrowed Date: 14 Mar 1770. Original Returned Date: 29 Mar 1770. Professor 1: John Anderson.


Borrower

John McNair
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Student.
Class: Greek, Logic, Ethics, Physic, Natural Philosophy. Original Full Name: John McNair.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


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Homer (Male)
Genre: Poetry
Ilias ... Graece et Latine
Press: CE. Shelf: 6. Number: 1. Possible modern shelfmark: Sp Coll Bl8-k.27  . Original Author: Homer..

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Homer (Male)
Genre: Poetry
Omērou Ilias.= Homeri Ilias, id est, de rebus ad Trojam gestis.
Language: Greek | Latin . Published: Cambridge. Date of publication: 1686. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: 31


Book Work

Homer (Male)
Genre: Poetry
Iliad

Borrowed: 1770/3/14 (Wednesday). Returned: 1770/3/29 (Thursday).

Borrower: John McNair

Author: Homer (Male), Genre: Poetry

Iliad

Record ID 7896

Library: Glasgow University Library. Register: MS Lib 6: Students Receipt Book (1765-1771, Type: Student). Page: 85v

Robertson's History 1.st V

Borrowed: 1770/3/14 (Wednesday). Returned: 1770/3/26 (Monday). Original Borrowed Date: 14 Mar 1770. Original Returned Date: 26 Mar 1770. Professor 1: James Clow. Professor 2: Thomas Reid.


Borrower

Robert Rae
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Student.
Class: Logic, Ethics. Original Full Name: Robert Rae.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

William Robertson (Male, born 1721, died 1793)
Genre: History
History of Scotland, during the reigns of Queen Mary and of King James VI. till his accession to the crown of England. With a review of the Scotch history previous to that period; and an appendix containing original papers.
Press: CF. Shelf: 5. Number: 3. Possible modern shelfmark: Sp Coll Bh5-e.3-4. Original Author: Robertson, William, 1721-1793..
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Borrowed: 1770/3/14 (Wednesday). Returned: 1770/3/26 (Monday).

Borrower: Robert Rae

Author: William Robertson (Male, born 1721, died 1793), Genre: History

History of Scotland During the Reigns of Queen Mary and King James VI

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Record ID 7898

Library: Glasgow University Library. Register: MS Lib 6: Students Receipt Book (1765-1771, Type: Student). Page: 85v

Preceptor V 2d

Borrowed: 1770/3/14 (Wednesday). Returned: 1770/3/19 (Monday). Original Borrowed Date: 14 Mar 1770. Original Returned Date: 19 Mar 1770. Professor 1: John Anderson.


Borrower

David Dickson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Student.
Class: Logic, Ethics, Physic, Natural Philosophy. Original Full Name: David Dickson.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Robert Dodsley (Male, born 1704, died 1764)
Genre: Education
Preceptor: containing a general course of education. Wherein the first principles of polite learning are laid down in a way most suitable for trying the genius, and advancing the instruction of youth. In twelve parts, illustrated with mapss and useful cuts.
Press: Stat. Hall. Possible modern shelfmark: Sp Coll Bk3-g.1-2. Original Author: Dodsley, Robert, 1703-1764..
Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Borrowed: 1770/3/14 (Wednesday). Returned: 1770/3/19 (Monday).

Borrower: David Dickson

Author: Robert Dodsley (Male, born 1704, died 1764), Genre: Education

Preceptor: Containing A General Course of Education

Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Record ID 7897

Library: Glasgow University Library. Register: MS Lib 6: Students Receipt Book (1765-1771, Type: Student). Page: 85v

Hooks Rom: History V 2d

Borrowed: 1770/3/14 (Wednesday). Returned: 1770/3/28 (Wednesday). Original Borrowed Date: 14 Mar 1770. Original Returned Date: 28 Mar 1770. Professor 1: James Clow. Professor 2: George Muirhead.


Borrower

William Rainey
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Student.
Class: Logic, Ethics, Divinity, Physic. Original Full Name: William Rainey.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Nathaniel Hooke (Male, born c.1690, died 1763)
Genre: History
Roman history, from the building of Rome to the ruin of the Commonwealth
Press: AH. Shelf: 3. Number: 9. Possible modern shelfmark: Sp Coll Bo2-d.3-6. Original Author: Hooke, Nathaniel..
Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Nathaniel Hooke (Male, born c.1690, died 1763)
Genre: History
The roman history, from the building of Rome to the ruin of the Commonwealth.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1751-1771. Format: 4to.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 137 times in 74 borrowing records


Book Work

Nathaniel Hooke (Male, born c.1690, died 1763)
Genre: History
Roman History, from the Building of Rome to the Ruin of the Commonwealth

Borrowed: 1770/3/14 (Wednesday). Returned: 1770/3/28 (Wednesday).

Borrower: William Rainey

Author: Nathaniel Hooke (Male, born c.1690, died 1763), Genre: History

Roman History, from the Building of Rome to the Ruin of the Commonwealth

Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Record ID 7900

Library: Glasgow University Library. Register: MS Lib 6: Students Receipt Book (1765-1771, Type: Student). Page: 85v

N: History of Lucretius

Borrowed: 1770/3/14 (Wednesday). Returned: 1770/3/27 (Tuesday). Original Borrowed Date: 14 Mar 1770. Original Returned Date: 27 Mar 1770. Professor 1: Thomas Reid. Professor 2: James Clow.


Borrower

William Latta
Gender: Male.
Occupation (original): Student.
Class: Ethics. Original Full Name: William Latta.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Titus Lucretius Carus (Male)
Genre: Natural Philosophy, Genre: Poetry
Titi Lucretii Cari De rerum natura libri sex.
Press: AI. Shelf: 8. Number: 1. Possible modern shelfmark: Sp Coll Bm2-i.17  . Original Author: Lucretius Carus, Titus..

Book Edition

Confidence level: Very likely

Titus Lucretius Carus (Male)
Genre: Natural Philosophy, Genre: Poetry
Titi Lucretii Cari De rerum natura libri sex.
Language: Latin . Published: Oxford. Date of publication: 1695. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: 9


Book Work

Titus Lucretius Carus (Male)
Genre: Natural Philosophy, Genre: Poetry
De Rerum Natura

Borrowed: 1770/3/14 (Wednesday). Returned: 1770/3/27 (Tuesday).

Borrower: William Latta

Author: Titus Lucretius Carus (Male), Genre: Natural Philosophy, Genre: Poetry

De Rerum Natura

Record ID 159771

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1768-1772. (UYLY207-1) (1768-1772, Type: Student). Page: 13

Robertson's hist Vol 2d

Borrowed: 1770/3/14 (Wednesday). Returned: 1770/3/14 (Wednesday). Classmark: N5 , 22. Original Returned Text: Robertson's hist Vol 2d.


Borrower

John Chalmers
Gender: Male.
Life dates: b. 1753. St Andrews Biographical Register, 1747-1897: https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/biographical-register/data/documents/1372180404.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

William Robertson (Male, born 1721, died 1793)
Genre: History
The history of Scotland during the reigns of Queen Mary and of King James VI. till his accession to the crown of England. With a review of the Scottish history previous to that period; and an appendix containing Original Papers. In Two Volumes. By William Robertson, D. D. Minister of Lady Yester’s, Edinburgh. ...
Classmark: N.5.22, N.7.24?.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Borrowed: 1770/3/14 (Wednesday). Returned: 1770/3/14 (Wednesday).

Borrower: John Chalmers

Author: William Robertson (Male, born 1721, died 1793), Genre: History

History of Scotland During the Reigns of Queen Mary and King James VI

Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Record ID 160203

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1768-1772. (UYLY207-1) (1768-1772, Type: Student). Page: 15

Mackallay's hist .3 & 4 Vol

Borrowed: 1770/3/14 (Wednesday). Returned: 1770/4/6 (Friday). Classmark: P3. 13. Original Returned Text: Mackallay's hist 3 & 4 Vol.


Borrower

William Milligan
Gender: Male.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Catherine Macaulay (Female, born 1731, died 1791)
Genre: History
The history of England from the accession of James I. to that of the Brunswick line. By Catherine Macaulay.
Classmark: E.2.12, P.3.13, Q.4.11.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 3, Volume 4

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Catherine Macaulay (Female, born 1731, died 1791)
Genre: History
The history of England from the accession of James I. to that of the Brunswick line.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1763-1783. Format: 4to. Pagination: 8 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 72 times in 42 borrowing records


Book Work

Catherine Macaulay (Female, born 1731, died 1791)
Genre: History
History of England [Catherine Macaulay]

Borrowed: 1770/3/14 (Wednesday). Returned: 1770/4/6 (Friday).

Borrower: William Milligan

Author: Catherine Macaulay (Female, born 1731, died 1791), Genre: History

History of England [Catherine Macaulay]

Volumes borrowed: Volume 3, Volume 4

Record ID 161121

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1768-1772. (UYLY207-1) (1768-1772, Type: Student). Page: 23

Foundling 4 & 5 Vol

Borrowed: 1770/3/14 (Wednesday). Returned: 1770/3/23 (Friday). Classmark: B8. 17. Original Returned Text: Foundling 4 & 5 Vol..


Borrower

John Fisher
Gender: Male.
St Andrews Biographical Register, 1747-1897: https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/biographical-register/data/documents/1379982860.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

Henry Fielding (Male, born 1707, died 1754)
Genre: Fiction
The history of Tom Jones, a foundling. In six volumes. By Henry Fielding, Esq;
Classmark: K.8.13, B.8.17, B.7.12.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 4, Volume 5

Book Edition

Confidence level: Speculative

Henry Fielding (Male, born 1707, died 1754)
Genre: Fiction
The history of Tom Jones, a foundling. In six volumes. By Henry Fielding, Esq;
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1749. Format: 12mo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 235 times in 106 borrowing records


Book Work

Henry Fielding (Male, born 1707, died 1754)
Genre: Fiction
History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

Borrowed: 1770/3/14 (Wednesday). Returned: 1770/3/23 (Friday).

Borrower: John Fisher

Author: Henry Fielding (Male, born 1707, died 1754), Genre: Fiction

History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

Volumes borrowed: Volume 4, Volume 5

Record ID 162540

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1768-1772. (UYLY207-1) (1768-1772, Type: Student). Page: 34

Pope's Iliad 3 & 4 Vol

Borrowed: 1770/3/14 (Wednesday). Returned: 1770/4/21 (Saturday). Classmark: L7 - 3. Original Returned Text: Pope's Iliad 3 & 4 Vol-.


Borrower

John Hunter
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Homer (Male)
Genre: Poetry
The Iliad of Homer. Translated by Alexander Pope, Esq.
Classmark: L.7.3, P.8.11?, B.7.6.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 3, Volume 4

Book Edition

Confidence level: Likely

Homer (Male)
Genre: Poetry
The Iliad of Homer. Translated by Alexander Pope, Esq.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1759. Format: 12mo.
Translators: Alexander Pope
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 124 times in 68 borrowing records


Book Work

Homer (Male)
Genre: Poetry
Iliad

Borrowed: 1770/3/14 (Wednesday). Returned: 1770/4/21 (Saturday).

Borrower: John Hunter

Author: Homer (Male), Genre: Poetry

Iliad

Volumes borrowed: Volume 3, Volume 4

Record ID 163818

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1768-1772. (UYLY207-1) (1768-1772, Type: Student). Page: 41

ossian's  Temora

Borrowed: 1770/3/14 (Wednesday). Returned: 1770/3/23 (Friday). Classmark: - -. Original Returned Text: ossian's Temora.


Borrower

James Laing
Gender: Male.
Life dates: d. 1834. St Andrews Biographical Register, 1747-1897: https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/biographical-register/data/documents/1390703884.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

James Macpherson (Male, born 1736, died 1796)
Genre: Poetry
Fingal, an ancient epic poem, in six books: together with several other poems, composed by Ossian the son of Fingal. Translated from the Galic language, by James Macpherson. + Temora, an ancient epic poem, in eight books: together with several other poems, composed by Ossian, the son of Fingal. Translated from the Galic language, by James Macpherson.
Classmark: N.3.17, S.7.14.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 2 (Temora)

Book Edition

Confidence level: Speculative

James Macpherson (Male, born 1736, died 1796)
Genre: Poetry
Fingal, an ancient epic poem, in six books: together with several other poems, composed by Ossian the son of Fingal. Translated from the Galic language, by James Macpherson.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1762. Format: 4to.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 190 times in 168 borrowing records


Book Work

James Macpherson (Male, born 1736, died 1796)
Genre: Poetry
Fingal, an Ancient Epic Poem

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

James Macpherson (Male, born 1736, died 1796)
Genre: Poetry
Temora, an ancient epic poem, in eight books: together with several other poems, composed by Ossian, the son of Fingal. Translated from the Galic language, by James Macpherson.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1763. Format: 4to.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 137 times in 130 borrowing records


Book Work

James Macpherson (Male, born 1736, died 1796)
Genre: Poetry
Temora, an Ancient Epic Poem

Borrowed: 1770/3/14 (Wednesday). Returned: 1770/3/23 (Friday).

Borrower: James Laing

Author: James Macpherson (Male, born 1736, died 1796), Genre: Poetry

Fingal, an Ancient Epic Poem, Temora, an Ancient Epic Poem

Volumes borrowed: Volume 2 (Temora)

Record ID 166878

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1768-1772. (UYLY207-1) (1768-1772, Type: Student). Page: 67

Hume's  hist-  Vol 6th

Borrowed: 1770/3/14 (Wednesday). Returned: 1770/3/26 (Monday). Classmark: O .6. 6. Original Returned Text: Hume's histVol 6th.


Borrower

Charles Stewart
Gender: Male.
Life dates: 1754-1825. St Andrews Biographical Register, 1747-1897: https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/biographical-register/data/documents/1412530180.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

David Hume (Male, born c.1711, died 1776)
Genre: History
History of England, from the invasion of Julius Caesar to the revolution in 1688. In eight volumes. By David Hume, Esq.
Classmark: O.6.6, P.7.41?, P.7.5? P.8?.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 6

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

David Hume (Male, born c.1711, died 1776)
Genre: History
The history of England, from the invasion of Julius Cæsar to the revolution in 1688. In eight volumes. By David Hume, Esq; ...
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1763. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 1009 times in 824 borrowing records


Book Work

David Hume (Male, born c.1711, died 1776)
Genre: History
History of England [David Hume]

Borrowed: 1770/3/14 (Wednesday). Returned: 1770/3/26 (Monday).

Borrower: Charles Stewart

Author: David Hume (Male, born c.1711, died 1776), Genre: History

History of England [David Hume]

Volumes borrowed: Volume 6

Record ID 173007

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1768-1772. (UYLY207-1) (1768-1772, Type: Student). Page: 144

Colection of Voyages Vol 2d

Borrowed: 1770/3/14 (Wednesday). Returned: 1770/4/14 (Saturday). Classmark: O2. 13. Original Returned Text: Colection of Voyag. V2d.


Borrower

David Methven
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Genre: Travel
A collection of voyages and travels : some now first printed from original manuscripts, others now first published in English : in six volumes : with a general preface, giving an account of the progress of navigation, from its first beginning : illustrated with a great number of useful maps and cuts, curiously engraven.
Classmark: O.2.13, O.2.10.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Genre: Travel
A Collection of voyages and travels, consisting of authentic writers in our own tongue, which have not before been collected in English, or have only been abridged in other collections. And continued with others of note, that have published histories, voyages, travels, journals or discoveries in other nations and languages. Relating to any part of the continent of Asia, Africa, America, Europe, or the islands thereof, from the earliest account to the present time. Digested according to the parts of the world, to which they particularly relate: with historical introductions to each account, where thought necessary, containing either the lives of their authors, or what else could be discovered and was supposed capable of entertaining and informing the curious reader. And with great variety of cuts, prospects, ruins, maps, and charts. Compiled from the curious and valuable library of the late Earl of Oxford. Interspersed and illustrated with notes. Containing, either a general account of the discovery of those countries, or an abstract of their histories, government, trade, religion, &c. Collected from original papers, letters, charters, letters patents, acts of Parliament, &c. Not to be met with, and proper to explain many obscure passages in other collections of this kind.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1747. Format: folio.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 263 times in 244 borrowing records


Book Work

Genre: Travel
Collection of Voyages and Travels

Borrowed: 1770/3/14 (Wednesday). Returned: 1770/4/14 (Saturday).

Borrower: David Methven

Genre: Travel

Collection of Voyages and Travels

Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Record ID 173919

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1768-1772. (UYLY207-1) (1768-1772, Type: Student). Page: 156

Pool Notes Vol 2d

Borrowed: 1770/3/14 (Wednesday). Returned: 1770/3/25 (Sunday). Classmark: T1 - 3. Original Returned Text: Pool Notes Vol 2d.


Borrower

John Buddo
Gender: Male.
Life dates: 1748-1814. St Andrews Biographical Register, 1747-1897: https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/biographical-register/data/documents/1369891580.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

Matthew Poole (Male, born 1624, died 1679)
Genre: Theology
Annotations upon the Holy Bible. Wherein the sacred text is inserted, and various readings annex’d; together with the parallel scriptures. The more difficult terms in each verse are explained. Seeming contradictions reconciled. Questions and doubts resolved. And the whole text opened. By the late reverend and learned divine Mr. Matthew Poole.
Classmark: B.3.11, T.1.3, R.1.2, Q.1.12?.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Borrowed: 1770/3/14 (Wednesday). Returned: 1770/3/25 (Sunday).

Borrower: John Buddo

Author: Matthew Poole (Male, born 1624, died 1679), Genre: Theology

Annotations upon the Holy Bible [Matthew Poole]

Volumes borrowed: Volume 2