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Record ID 296776

Library: Advocates Library. Register: F.R.262a/6 (1774-1776, Type: Other). Page: 130

Warburton's divine Legation vol. 1.st in 8

Borrowed: 1775/8/8 (Tuesday). Returned: 1775/9/8 (Friday). Fine pledged in case of late return: one pound sterl..


Borrower

Mr Cosmo Gordon of Cluny
Gender: Male.
Admission date: 1758. Life dates: d. 1800.
Occupation (normalised): Law > Advocate. Law > Baron of the Exchequer. Politics/Office Holders > MP (Britain).


Book Holding

William Warburton (Male, born 1698, died 1779)
Genre: Theology
Divine legation of Moses demonstrated [Warburton]
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

William Warburton (Male, born 1698, died 1779)
Genre: Theology
The divine legation of Moses demonstrated.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1755. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 29 times in 20 borrowing records


Book Work

William Warburton (Male, born 1698, died 1779)
Genre: Theology
Divine Legation of Moses Demonstrated, on the Principes of a Religious Deist

Borrowed: 1775/8/8 (Tuesday). Returned: 1775/9/8 (Friday).

Borrower: Mr Cosmo Gordon of Cluny

Author: William Warburton (Male, born 1698, died 1779), Genre: Theology

Divine Legation of Moses Demonstrated, on the Principes of a Religious Deist

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Record ID 296773

Library: Advocates Library. Register: F.R.262a/6 (1774-1776, Type: Other). Page: 130

Callender's Voyages 3 vol. in 8

Borrowed: 1775/8/8 (Tuesday). Returned: 1775/9/8 (Friday). Fine pledged in case of late return: one pound sterl..


Borrower

Mr Claud Irvine Boswell of Balmuto; Lord Balmuto
Gender: Male.
Admission date: 1766. Life dates: 1742-1824.
Occupation (normalised): Law > Advocate. Law > Lord of Session/Senator of the College of Justice. Law > Sheriff.


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Charles de Brosses (Male, born 1709, died 1777)
Genre: Travel
Terra Australis Cognita: or, voyages to the Terra Australis, or Southern hemisphere, during the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries [Callander]
Possible modern shelfmark: NLS: E.125.d.10-12.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3

Borrowed: 1775/8/8 (Tuesday). Returned: 1775/9/8 (Friday).

Borrower: Mr Claud Irvine Boswell of Balmuto; Lord Balmuto

Author: Charles de Brosses (Male, born 1709, died 1777), Genre: Travel

Histoire des Navigations aux Terres Australes

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3

Record ID 145470

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.11 (1775-1777, Type: Student). Page: 54

Ball's practice 2 V:s

Borrowed: 1775/8/8 (Tuesday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: Guinea.


Borrower

Thomas Ruddiman Steuart
Gender: Male.
Historical Alumni Database: https://collections.ed.ac.uk/alumni/record/91884. Dissertation: De Apoplexia.. Class: Medicine. Academic dates: 1772-1776; MD (Edin), 1777. Origin: Scoto-Brit..
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

John Ball (Male, born c.1704, died 1779)
Genre: Medicine
The modern practice of physic : or, a method of judiciously treating the several disorders incident to the human body [Ball].
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

John Ball (Male, born c.1704, died 1779)
Genre: Medicine
The modern practice of physic: or, a method of judiciously treating the several disorders incident to the human body: Together With a Recital of their Causes, Symptoms, Diagnostics, Prognostics, and the Regimen necessary to be observed in regard of them.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1762. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 38 times in 21 borrowing records


Book Work

John Ball (Male, born c.1704, died 1779)
Genre: Medicine
Modern Practice of Physic [John Ball]

Borrowed: 1775/8/8 (Tuesday).

Borrower: Thomas Ruddiman Steuart

Author: John Ball (Male, born c.1704, died 1779), Genre: Medicine

Modern Practice of Physic [John Ball]

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 145473

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.11 (1775-1777, Type: Student). Page: 54

Comparative View

Borrowed: 1775/8/8 (Tuesday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: see entry above.


Borrower

Thomas Ruddiman Steuart
Gender: Male.
Historical Alumni Database: https://collections.ed.ac.uk/alumni/record/91884. Dissertation: De Apoplexia.. Class: Medicine. Academic dates: 1772-1776; MD (Edin), 1777. Origin: Scoto-Brit..
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 145476

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.11 (1775-1777, Type: Student). Page: 54

Fuller on Exercise

Borrowed: 1775/8/8 (Tuesday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: 0/5/0.


Borrower

John Whytt
Gender: Male.
Historical Alumni Database: https://collections.ed.ac.uk/alumni/record/86416. Class: Medicine. Academic dates: 1772-1774. Other: Royal Medical Society, 1774.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Francis Fuller (Male, born 1670, died 1706)
Genre: Medicine
Medicina gymnastica: or, a treatise concerning the power of exercise, with respect to the animal oeconomy [Fuller]

Record ID 145479

Library: Edinburgh University Library. Register: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/3/Da.2.11 (1775-1777, Type: Student). Page: 54

Priestly on Electricity

Borrowed: 1775/8/8 (Tuesday). Loan period: Fortnight. Deposit: Guinea.


Borrower

Samuel Curtin
Gender: Male.
Historical Alumni Database: https://collections.ed.ac.uk/alumni/record/91851. Dissertation: De Febre flava Indiae occidentalis.. Class: Medicine. Academic dates: 1775-1776; MD (Edin), 1778. Origin: Jamaica.
Occupation (normalised): Education > University Student.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Joseph Priestley (Male, born 1733, died 1804)
Genre: Natural Philosophy
History and present state of electricity, with original experiments [Priestley]

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Joseph Priestley (Male, born 1733, died 1804)
Genre: Natural Philosophy
The history and present state of electricity, with original experiments.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1767. Format: 4to.
Number of borrowings: 55


Book Work

Joseph Priestley (Male, born 1733, died 1804)
Genre: Natural Philosophy
History and Present State of Electricity, with Original Experiments

Record ID 39150

Library: Haddington Library. Register: MS16480 (1732-1790, Type: Town). Page: 100v

Robertsons Charles 5th vol 1 2d 3, 4

Borrowed: 1775/8/8 (Tuesday). Original Borrowed Date: 8th.. Original Borrower: Robt Vetch.


Borrower

Robert Vetch Laird of Caponflat/Hawthornbank
Gender: Male. Address: Haddington.
Birth date: 1758.
Occupation (normalised): Commerce, Trade, and Finance > Merchants/Traders. Independent Means > Landowner/Landlord/Laird.


Book Holding

William Robertson (Male, born 1721, died 1793)
Genre: History
History of the reign of the Emperor Charles V. With a view of the progress of society in Europe, from the subversion of the Roman Empire, to the beginning of the sixteenth century. In four volumes. By William Robertson, D.D. principal of the University of Edinburgh, and historiographer to His Majesty for Scotland.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3, Volume 4

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

William Robertson (Male, born 1721, died 1793)
Genre: History
The history of the reign of the Emperor Charles V. With a view of the progress of society in Europe, from the subversion of the Roman Empire, to the beginning of the sixteenth century. In four volumes. By William Robertson, D.D. principal of the University of Edinburgh, and historiographer to His Majesty for Scotland.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1772. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 4 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 279 times in 185 borrowing records


Book Work

William Robertson (Male, born 1721, died 1793)
Genre: History
History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V

Borrowed: 1775/8/8 (Tuesday).

Borrower: Robert Vetch Laird of Caponflat/Hawthornbank

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

History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V

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