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Record ID 210182

Library: Advocates Library. Register: F.R.262a/4 (1770-1773, Type: Other). Page: 56

Apologie du Sentiment de Mons.r Cheval Newton par Mons.r le Cheval. Stewart. 4o

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday). Returned: 1771/5/8 (Wednesday). Fine pledged in case of late return: see entry above.


Borrower

Mr David Falconer of Allanhill
Gender: Male.
Admission date: 1732. Life dates: 1712-1776.
Occupation (normalised): Law > Advocate.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Sir James Steuart (Male, born 1712, died 1780)
Genre: History
Apologie du sentiment de monsieur le chevalier Newton sur l'ancienne chronologie des Grècs [Steuart]
Possible modern shelfmark: NLS: E.84.a.4.

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Sir James Steuart (Male, born 1712, died 1780)
Genre: History
Apologie du sentiment de Monsieur le Chevalier Newton sur l'ancienne chronologie des Grècs.
Language: French . Published: Frankfurt am Main. Date of publication: 1757. Format: 4to.
Number of borrowings: 6


Book Work

Sir James Steuart (Male, born 1712, died 1780)
Genre: History
Apologie du Sentiment de Monsieur le Chevalier Newton sur l'Ancienne Chronologie des Grècs

Record ID 210185

Library: Advocates Library. Register: F.R.262a/4 (1770-1773, Type: Other). Page: 57

Dow's history of Hindostan 2 vol. 4o

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday). Returned: 1771/5/8 (Wednesday). Fine pledged in case of late return: two pound [sic] sterl..


Borrower

Mr Patrick Chalmers
Gender: Male.
Admission date: 1764. Life dates: 1737-1824.
Occupation (normalised): Law > Advocate. Law > Sheriff.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Muḥammad Qāsim Hindū Shāh Astarābādī Firishtah (Male, born 1552, died 1623)
Genre: History
The history of Hindostan; from the earliest account of time, to the death of Akbar [Dow, 2 vols, 1768]
Possible modern shelfmark: NLS: E.141.a.12-13.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday). Returned: 1771/5/8 (Wednesday).

Borrower: Mr Patrick Chalmers

Author: Muḥammad Qāsim Hindū Shāh Astarābādī Firishtah (Male, born 1552, died 1623), Genre: History

History of Hindostan; from the Earliest Account of Time, to the Death of Akbar

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 87266

Library: Craigston Castle Library. Register: Register (1768-1830, Type: Other). Page: 03

Record ID 97286

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.9 (1771-1773, Type: Student). Page: 45

Sydenham's Opera

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: 0/10/6.


Borrower

Tucker Harris
Gender: Male. Address: Charleston, SC.
Historical Alumni Database: https://collections.ed.ac.uk/alumni/record/91518. Dissertation: De Cholera spontanea.. Class: Medicine. Academic dates: 1768-1770; MD (Edin), 1771. Origin: Carolina. Life dates: 1747-1821.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Thomas Sydenham (Male, born 1624, died 1689)
Genre: Medicine
Thomas Sydenham ... opera omnia.

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Thomas Sydenham (Male, born 1624, died 1689)
Genre: Medicine
The entire works of Dr Thomas Sydenham, newly made English from the originals.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1769. Format: 8vo.
Editors: Swan, John.
Number of borrowings: 15


Book Work

Thomas Sydenham (Male, born 1624, died 1689)
Genre: Medicine
Works of Thomas Sydenham

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday).

Borrower: Tucker Harris

Author: Thomas Sydenham (Male, born 1624, died 1689), Genre: Medicine

Works of Thomas Sydenham

Record ID 97298

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.9 (1771-1773, Type: Student). Page: 45

Clossius

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: 0/10/6.


Borrower

James McLean
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Johann Friedrich Closs (Male, born 1735, died 1787)
Genre: Medicine, Genre: Poetry
Carmen de cortice Peruviano.

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Johann Friedrich Closs (Male, born 1735, died 1787)
Genre: Medicine, Genre: Poetry
Carmen de cortice Peruviano.
Language: Latin . Published: Leiden. Date of publication: 1765.
Number of borrowings: 1


Book Work

Johann Friedrich Closs (Male, born 1735, died 1787)
Genre: Medicine, Genre: Poetry
Carmen de Cortice Peruviano

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday).

Borrower: James McLean

Author: Johann Friedrich Closs (Male, born 1735, died 1787), Genre: Medicine, Genre: Poetry

Carmen de Cortice Peruviano

Record ID 97316

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.9 (1771-1773, Type: Student). Page: 45

Whytt's Physiol: Essays

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: 0/3/0.


Borrower

Robert Gordon
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Robert Whytt (Male, born 1714, died 1766)
Genre: Medicine, Genre: Natural Philosophy
Physiological essays [Whytt]

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday).

Borrower: Robert Gordon

Author: Robert Whytt (Male, born 1714, died 1766), Genre: Medicine, Genre: Natural Philosophy

Physiological Essays [Robert Whytt]

Record ID 97277

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.9 (1771-1773, Type: Student). Page: 45

D:r Monro's Pamphlets

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: 0/3/0.


Borrower

William Dean
Gender: Male.
Historical Alumni Database: https://collections.ed.ac.uk/alumni/record/83113. Class: Medicine. Academic dates: 1768-1770.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

Monro's Pamphlets.

Record ID 97271

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.9 (1771-1773, Type: Student). Page: 45

Dryden's Virgil Vol. 1

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: 0/4/0.


Borrower

Charles Calder
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Virgil (Male, born BCE70-10-15, died BCE19-9-21)
Genre: Poetry
The works of Virgil translated by John Dryden, Esq.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Virgil (Male, born BCE70-10-15, died BCE19-9-21)
Genre: Poetry
The works of Virgil, translated by John Dryden, Esq. In three volumes.
Language: English . Published: Glasgow. Date of publication: 1769. Format: 12mo.
Translators: Dryden, John, 1631-1700.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 68 times in 36 borrowing records


Book Work

Virgil (Male, born BCE70-10-15, died BCE19-9-21)
Genre: Poetry
Works of Virgil

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday).

Borrower: Charles Calder

Author: Virgil (Male, born BCE70-10-15, died BCE19-9-21), Genre: Poetry

Works of Virgil

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Record ID 97235

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.9 (1771-1773, Type: Student). Page: 45

Comparative View

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: 0/10/6.


Borrower

John Bradshaw
Gender: Male.
Historical Alumni Database: https://collections.ed.ac.uk/alumni/record/86673. Class: Medicine. Academic dates: 1769-1770.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

John Gregory (Male, born 1724, died 1773)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
Comparative view of the state and faculties of man with those of the animal world [Gregory]

Book Edition

Confidence level: Very likely

John Gregory (Male, born 1724, died 1773)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
A comparative view of the state and faculties of man with those of the animal world.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1766. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: 49


Book Work

John Gregory (Male, born 1724, died 1773)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality
Comparative View of the State and Faculties of Man with those of the Animal World

Record ID 97283

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.9 (1771-1773, Type: Student). Page: 45

Hughes's Sueton

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: 0/4/0.


Borrower

Alexander Scott
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Suetonius (Male, born c.69, died 122)
Genre: Lives
The lives of the XII Caesars; or, The first twelve Roman emperors.

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Suetonius (Male, born c.69, died 122)
Genre: Lives
The lives of the XII. Cæsars, or the first twelve Roman emperors, written in Latin by C. Suetonius Tranquillus.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1717.
Translators: Hughes, Jabez, 1684 or 1685-1731.
Number of borrowings: 4


Book Work

Suetonius (Male, born c.69, died 122)
Genre: Lives
Twelve Caesars

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday).

Borrower: Alexander Scott

Author: Suetonius (Male, born c.69, died 122), Genre: Lives

Twelve Caesars

Record ID 97310

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.9 (1771-1773, Type: Student). Page: 45

& Plenck

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: see entry above.


Borrower

James McLean
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Joseph Jacob Ritter von Plenck (Male, born 1738, died 1807)
Genre: Medicine
Methodus nova et facilis argentum vivum aegris venerea labe infectis exhibendi.

Record ID 165516

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1768-1772. (UYLY207-1) (1768-1772, Type: Student). Page: 51

Sheridan on Education &C.

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday). Returned: 1771/4/13 (Saturday). Classmark: E6. 13. Original Returned Text: Sher. on Education &-C-.


Borrower

William Mitchell
Gender: Male.
St Andrews Biographical Register, 1747-1897: https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/biographical-register/data/documents/1399770084.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

Thomas Sheridan (Male, born 1719, died 1788)
Genre: Education
British education: or, the source of the disorders of Great Britain. Being an essay towards proving, that the immorality, ignorance, and false taste, which so generally prevail, are the natural and necessary consequences of the present defective system of education. By Thomas Sheridan, A.M.
Classmark: E.6.13.

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday). Returned: 1771/4/13 (Saturday).

Borrower: William Mitchell

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

British Education

Record ID 171999

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1768-1772. (UYLY207-1) (1768-1772, Type: Student). Page: 130

Mair's Book--Keeping

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday). Returned: 1771/4/30 (Tuesday). Classmark: P6. 19. Original Returned Text: Mair's Book--keeping.


Borrower

Robert Gun
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

John Mair (Male, born c.1702, died 1769)
Genre: Practical Arts/Useful Knowledge
Book-Keeping methodiz’d: or, a methodical treatise of merchant-accompts, according to the Italian form. Wherein The Theory of the Art is fully explained, and reduced to Practice, by variety of suitable Examples in all the branches of trade. To which is added, A Large Appendix, containing, I. Descriptions and specimens of the Subsidiary Books used by merchants. II. Monies and Exchanges, the nature of Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, and Bills of Parcels. III. Precedents of Merchants Writings, peculiar to England, Scotland, and common to both. IV. The Commission, Duty, and Power of Factors. V. A short History of the Trading Companies in Great Britain, with an account of her exports and imports. VI. The produce and commerce of the Sugar Colonies; with a specimen of the accompts kept by the factors or storekeepers; and an explication of wharf and plantation accompts. Vii. The produce and commerce of the Tobacco Colonies; with a specimen of the accompts usually kept by the storekeepers. Viii. The method of keeping accompts proper for Shopkeepers or Retailers. IX. A dictionary, explaining abstruse words and terms that occur in merchandise. By John Mair, A.M.
Classmark: P.6.17, P.8.9.

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday). Returned: 1771/4/30 (Tuesday).

Borrower: Robert Gun

Author: John Mair (Male, born c.1702, died 1769), Genre: Practical Arts/Useful Knowledge

Book-Keeping Methodiz’d: or, A Methodical Treatise of Merchant-Accompts

Record ID 177027

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1768-1772. (UYLY207-1) (1768-1772, Type: Student). Page: 200

David  Simple 1 & 2 Vol

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday). Returned: 1771/4/12 (Friday). Classmark: Q6 . 17. Original Returned Text: David Simple 1 & 2 V.


Borrower

Alexander Bishop
Gender: Male.
St Andrews Biographical Register, 1747-1897: https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/biographical-register/data/documents/1367160476.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

Sarah Fielding (Female, born 1710, died 1768)
Genre: Fiction
The adventures of David Simple: containing an account of his travels through the cities of London and Westminster, in the search of a real friend. By a Lady. In two volumes.
Classmark: J.7.4, Q.6.17.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Speculative

Sarah Fielding (Female, born 1710, died 1768)
Genre: Fiction
The adventures of David Simple: containing an account of his travels through the cities of London and Westminster, in the search of a real friend. By a Lady. In two volumes.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1744. Format: 12mo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 136 times in 63 borrowing records


Book Work

Sarah Fielding (Female, born 1710, died 1768)
Genre: Fiction
Adventures of David Simple

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday). Returned: 1771/4/12 (Friday).

Borrower: Alexander Bishop

Author: Sarah Fielding (Female, born 1710, died 1768), Genre: Fiction

Adventures of David Simple

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 177873

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1768-1772. (UYLY207-1) (1768-1772, Type: Student). Page: 212

Arabian Ent. 1 & 2 Vol

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday). Returned: 1771/4/17 (Wednesday). Classmark: -- --. Original Returned Text: Arabian Ent. 1 & 2 Vol.


Borrower

Andrew Bell (3rd)
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

Genre: Fiction
Arabian nights entertainments: consisting of one thousand and one stories, told by the Sultaness of the Indies ... Translated into French from the Arabian MSS. by M. Galland, ... and now done into English from the last Paris edition.
Classmark: E.7.11, B.7.13.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Genre: Fiction
Arabian nights entertainments: consisting of one thousand and one stories, told by the Sultaness of the Indies ... Translated into French from the Arabian MSS. by M. Galland, ... and now done into English from the last Paris edition.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1767. Format: 12mo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 102 times in 47 borrowing records


Book Work

Genre: Fiction
Arabian Nights Entertainments

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday). Returned: 1771/4/17 (Wednesday).

Borrower: Andrew Bell (3rd)

Genre: Fiction

Arabian Nights Entertainments

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 178218

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1768-1772. (UYLY207-1) (1768-1772, Type: Student). Page: 219

Foundling 3 & 4 Vol

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday). Returned: 1771/4/12 (Friday). Classmark: B8. 17. Original Returned Text: Found - 3 & 4 Vol.


Borrower

Alexander Mair
Gender: Male.
Life dates: 1757-1781. St Andrews Biographical Register, 1747-1897: https://arts.st-andrews.ac.uk/biographical-register/data/documents/1397066444.
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 3, Volume 4

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: 1771/4/8 (Monday). Returned: 1771/4/12 (Friday).

Borrower: Alexander Mair

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

History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

Volumes borrowed: Volume 3, Volume 4

Record ID 178338

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1768-1772. (UYLY207-1) (1768-1772, Type: Student). Page: 221

Art of letter Writing

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday). Returned: 1771/4/12 (Friday). Classmark: L7. 23. Original Returned Text: Art of letter writing.


Borrower

Allan Robertson
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

Genre: Practical Arts/Useful Knowledge
The art of letter-writing, Divided into Two Parts. The First, containing rules and directions for Writing Letters on all Sorts of Subjects: with a variety of examples, Equally elegant and instructive. The Second, a collection of letters on the Most interesting Occasions in Life. In which are inserted, The proper Method of addressing Persons of all Ranks; some necessary Orthographical Directions; the Forms of Messages for Cards; and Thoughts upon a Multiplicity of Subjects. The Whole composed on a Plan intirely new; chiefly calculated for the Instruction of Youth, but may be of singular Service to Gentlemen, Ladies, and all others, who are desirous to attain the true Style and Manner of a polite Epistolary Intercourse.
Classmark: L.7.23.

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday). Returned: 1771/4/12 (Friday).

Borrower: Allan Robertson

Genre: Practical Arts/Useful Knowledge

Art of Letter-Writing

Record ID 178437

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1768-1772. (UYLY207-1) (1768-1772, Type: Student). Page: 223

Amelia 1 & 2 Vol

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday). Returned: 1771/4/17 (Wednesday). Classmark: M7 , 8. Original Returned Text: Amelia 1 & 2 Vol.


Borrower

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


Book Holding

Henry Fielding (Male, born 1707, died 1754)
Genre: Fiction
Amelia. By Henry Fielding, Esq; In four volumes. ...
Classmark: M.7.8, R.7.2, B.6.9?.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Henry Fielding (Male, born 1707, died 1754)
Genre: Fiction
Amelia. By Henry Fielding, Esq; In four volumes. ...
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1751. Format: 12mo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 272 times in 128 borrowing records


Book Work

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

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday). Returned: 1771/4/17 (Wednesday).

Borrower: John Sandeman

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

Amelia

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 178503

Library: St Andrews University Library. Register: Library Receipt Book 1768-1772. (UYLY207-1) (1768-1772, Type: Student). Page: 224

Leland's View  Vol 2d

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday). Returned: 1771/5/11 (Saturday). Classmark: P5. 38. Original Returned Text: Leland's View V 2d.


Borrower

Patrick Hood
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book Holding

John Leland (Male, born 1691, died 1766)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality, Genre: Theology
A view of the principal deistical writers, that have appeared in England in the last and present century; ... The second edition with additions. By John Leland, D.D.
Classmark: P.5.38, P.7.10.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Very likely

John Leland (Male, born 1691, died 1766)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality, Genre: Theology
A view of the principal deistical writers, that have appeared in England in the last and present century; ... The second edition with additions. By John Leland, D.D.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1755. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 2 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 77 times in 49 borrowing records


Book Work

John Leland (Male, born 1691, died 1766)
Genre: Philosophy and Morality, Genre: Theology
View of the Principal Deistical Writers

Borrowed: 1771/4/8 (Monday). Returned: 1771/5/11 (Saturday).

Borrower: Patrick Hood

Author: John Leland (Male, born 1691, died 1766), Genre: Philosophy and Morality, Genre: Theology

View of the Principal Deistical Writers

Volumes borrowed: Volume 2