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Record ID 283802

Library: Advocates Library. Register: F.R.262a/25 (1799-1800, Type: Other). Page: 79

Herodotus par Larcher 7 tom 8vo

Borrowed: 1799/10/16 (Wednesday). Returned: 1799/11/16 (Saturday).


Borrower

Mr William Robertson Lord Robertson
Gender: Male.
Admission date: 1775. Life dates: 1753-1835.
Occupation (normalised): Law > Advocate. Law > Lord of Session/Senator of the College of Justice.


Book HoldingLibrary record

Herodotus (Male, born c.BCE484, died BCE428)
Genre: History
Histoire d'Hérodote, traduite du grec [Larcher]
Possible modern shelfmark: NLS: K.20.d.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3, Volume 4, Volume 5, Volume 6, Volume 7

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Herodotus (Male, born c.BCE484, died BCE428)
Genre: History
Histoire d'Hérodote traduite du Grec, avec des remarques historiques et critiques, un essai sur la chronologie d'Hérodote, et une table géographique par M. Larcher.
Language: French . Published: Paris. Date of publication: 1786. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 7 vols.
Translators:  Larcher, Pierre-Henri, 1726-1812 
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 30 times in 6 borrowing records


Book Work

Herodotus (Male, born c.BCE484, died BCE428)
Genre: History
Histories [Herodotus]

Borrowed: 1799/10/16 (Wednesday). Returned: 1799/11/16 (Saturday).

Borrower: Mr William Robertson Lord Robertson

Author: Herodotus (Male, born c.BCE484, died BCE428), Genre: History

Histories [Herodotus]

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3, Volume 4, Volume 5, Volume 6, Volume 7

Record ID 283823

Library: Advocates Library. Register: F.R.262a/25 (1799-1800, Type: Other). Page: 80

Do Scottish Gallery

Borrowed: 1799/10/16 (Wednesday). Returned: 1799/11/16 (Saturday).


Borrower

Mr Malcolm Laing of Strenzie
Gender: Male.
Admission date: 1785. Life dates: 1762-1818.
Occupation (normalised): Law > Advocate. Politics/Office Holders > MP (Britain).


Book HoldingLibrary record

John Pinkerton (Male, born 1758, died 1826)
Genre: Fine Arts, Genre: Lives
The Scottish gallery; or, Portraits of eminent persons of Scotland [Pinkerton]
Possible modern shelfmark: NLS: ABS.9.92.2.

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

John Pinkerton (Male, born 1758, died 1826)
Genre: Fine Arts, Genre: Lives
The scotish gallery; or, portraits of eminent persons of Scotland: many of them after pictures by the celebrated Jameson, At Taymouth, And Other Places.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1799. Format: 4to.
Number of borrowings: 1


Book Work

John Pinkerton (Male, born 1758, died 1826)
Genre: Fine Arts, Genre: Lives
Scotish Gallery; or, Portraits of Eminent Persons of Scotland

Borrowed: 1799/10/16 (Wednesday). Returned: 1799/11/16 (Saturday).

Borrower: Mr Malcolm Laing of Strenzie

Author: John Pinkerton (Male, born 1758, died 1826), Genre: Fine Arts, Genre: Lives

Scotish Gallery; or, Portraits of Eminent Persons of Scotland

Record ID 283835

Library: Advocates Library. Register: F.R.262a/25 (1799-1800, Type: Other). Page: 80

Holinsheds Castrations fol

Borrowed: 1799/10/16 (Wednesday). Returned: 1799/11/16 (Saturday).


Borrower

Mr Malcolm Laing of Strenzie
Gender: Male.
Admission date: 1785. Life dates: 1762-1818.
Occupation (normalised): Law > Advocate. Politics/Office Holders > MP (Britain).


Book HoldingLibrary record

Raphael Holinshed (Male, born c.1525, died 1580)
Genre: History
The castrations of the last edition of Holinshead's Chronicle both in the Scotch and English parts [Holinshed]
Possible modern shelfmark: NLS: R.308.c.

Record ID 283844

Library: Advocates Library. Register: F.R.262a/25 (1799-1800, Type: Other). Page: 80

Wraxels Memoirs 2 vol. 8vo

Borrowed: 1799/10/16 (Wednesday). Returned: 1799/11/16 (Saturday).


Borrower

Mr Malcolm Laing of Strenzie
Gender: Male.
Admission date: 1785. Life dates: 1762-1818.
Occupation (normalised): Law > Advocate. Politics/Office Holders > MP (Britain).


Book HoldingLibrary record

Sir Nathaniel William Wraxall (Male, born 1751, died 1831)
Genre: Lives
Memoirs of the courts of Berlin, Dresden, Warsaw, and Vienna, in the years 1777, 1778, and 1779 [Wraxall]
Possible modern shelfmark: NLS: A.102.c.23-4.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Sir Nathaniel William Wraxall (Male, born 1751, died 1831)
Genre: Lives
Memoirs of the courts of Berlin, Dresden, Warsaw, and Vienna, in the years 1777, 1778, and 1779.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1799. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 2 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 37 times in 20 borrowing records


Book Work

Sir Nathaniel William Wraxall (Male, born 1751, died 1831)
Genre: Lives
Memoirs of the Courts of Berlin, Dresden, Warsaw, and Vienna, in the Years 1777, 1778, and 1779

Borrowed: 1799/10/16 (Wednesday). Returned: 1799/11/16 (Saturday).

Borrower: Mr Malcolm Laing of Strenzie

Author: Sir Nathaniel William Wraxall (Male, born 1751, died 1831), Genre: Lives

Memoirs of the Courts of Berlin, Dresden, Warsaw, and Vienna, in the Years 1777, 1778, and 1779

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 283811

Library: Advocates Library. Register: F.R.262a/25 (1799-1800, Type: Other). Page: 80

Pinkertons illustrious Persons

Borrowed: 1799/10/16 (Wednesday). Returned: 1799/11/16 (Saturday).


Borrower

Mr Malcolm Laing of Strenzie
Gender: Male.
Admission date: 1785. Life dates: 1762-1818.
Occupation (normalised): Law > Advocate. Politics/Office Holders > MP (Britain).


Book HoldingLibrary record

John Pinkerton (Male, born 1758, died 1826)
Genre: Fine Arts, Genre: Lives
Iconographia Scotica or Portraits of illustrious persons of Scotland [Pinkerton]
Possible modern shelfmark: NLS: ABS.9.94.1 .
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

John Pinkerton (Male, born 1758, died 1826)
Genre: Fine Arts, Genre: Lives
Iconographia Scotica or portraits of illustrious persons of Scotland engraved from the most authentic paintings &c with short biographical notices.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1797. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 3 times in 2 borrowing records


Book Work

John Pinkerton (Male, born 1758, died 1826)
Genre: Fine Arts, Genre: Lives
Iconographia Scotica or Portraits of Illustrious Persons of Scotland Engraved from the Most Authentic Paintings ... with Short Biographical Notices

Record ID 26731

Library: Selkirk Library. Register: volume 1 (1800-1812, Type: Town). Page: 1010164

Robertsons History Scotld 2V

Borrowed: 1799/10/16 (Wednesday). Returned: 1799/11/13 (Wednesday).


Borrower

Mr William Craig
Gender: Male. Address: Galashiels.


Book Holding

William Robertson (Male, born 1721, died 1793)
Genre: History
Robertson's History of Scotland
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Borrowed: 1799/10/16 (Wednesday). Returned: 1799/11/13 (Wednesday).

Borrower: Mr William Craig

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, Volume 2

Record ID 26729

Library: Selkirk Library. Register: volume 1 (1800-1812, Type: Town). Page: 1010164

Vaillants Travels 2v

Borrowed: 1799/10/16 (Wednesday). Returned: 1799/10/26 (Saturday).


Borrower

Mr William Craig
Gender: Male. Address: Galashiels.


Book Holding

François Le Vaillant (Male, born 1753, died 1824)
Genre: Travel
Vaillant's Travels from the Cape of Good Hope to the interior part of Africa.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

François Le Vaillant (Male, born 1753, died 1824)
Genre: Travel
Travels from the Cape of Good-Hope, into the interior parts of Africa, including many interesting anecdotes. With elegant plates, descriptive of the country and inhabitants: inscribed by permission to his grace the duke of Montagu.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1790. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 2 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 68 times in 36 borrowing records


Book Work

François Le Vaillant (Male, born 1753, died 1824)
Genre: Travel
Travels from the Cape of Good-Hope, into the Interior Parts of Africa

Borrowed: 1799/10/16 (Wednesday). Returned: 1799/10/26 (Saturday).

Borrower: Mr William Craig

Author: François Le Vaillant (Male, born 1753, died 1824), Genre: Travel

Travels from the Cape of Good-Hope, into the Interior Parts of Africa

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 26975

Library: Selkirk Library. Register: volume 1 (1800-1812, Type: Town). Page: 1010167

Voltaire and Lyttelton

Borrowed: 1799/10/16 (Wednesday). Returned: 1800/1/29 (Wednesday).


Borrower

Mr Robert Laidlaw Peel
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Independent Means > Gentleman.


Book Holding

Voltaire (Male, born 1694, died 1778), George Lyttelton Baron Lyttelton (Male, born 1709, died 1773)
Genre: Lives
Voltaire and Lyttleton (original title)
Lyttleton's Letters, bound with Voltaire's Life (standardised title)

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Voltaire (Male, born 1694, died 1778)
Genre: Lives
Memoirs of the life of Voltaire. Written by himself. Translated from the French.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1784. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: 15


Book Work

Voltaire (Male, born 1694, died 1778)
Genre: Lives
Memoirs of the Life of Voltaire

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

George Lyttelton Baron Lyttelton (Male, born 1709, died 1773)
Genre: Lives
Letters of the late Lord Lyttleton.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1787. Format: 8vo.
Number of borrowings: 5


Book Work

George Lyttelton Baron Lyttelton (Male, born 1709, died 1773)
Genre: Lives
Letters of the Late Lord Lyttleton

Borrowed: 1799/10/16 (Wednesday). Returned: 1800/1/29 (Wednesday).

Borrower: Mr Robert Laidlaw Peel

Author: Voltaire (Male, born 1694, died 1778), George Lyttelton Baron Lyttelton (Male, born 1709, died 1773), Genre: Lives

Memoirs of the Life of Voltaire, Letters of the Late Lord Lyttleton

Record ID 26974

Library: Selkirk Library. Register: volume 1 (1800-1812, Type: Town). Page: 1010167

Youngs Works 4V

Borrowed: 1799/10/16 (Wednesday). Returned: 1800/1/17 (Friday).


Borrower

Mr Robert Laidlaw Peel
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Independent Means > Gentleman.


Book Holding

Edward Young (Male, born c.1683, died 1765)
Genre: Poetry
Works of the author of Night-thoughts [Young]
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3, Volume 4

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Edward Young (Male, born c.1683, died 1765)
Genre: Poetry
The works of the author of the Night-thoughts. In four volumes. Revised and corrected by himself.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1757. Format: 12mo. Pagination: 4 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 32 times in 9 borrowing records


Book Work

Edward Young (Male, born c.1683, died 1765)
Genre: Poetry
Works of Edward Young

Borrowed: 1799/10/16 (Wednesday). Returned: 1800/1/17 (Friday).

Borrower: Mr Robert Laidlaw Peel

Author: Edward Young (Male, born c.1683, died 1765), Genre: Poetry

Works of Edward Young

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

Record ID 26973

Library: Selkirk Library. Register: volume 1 (1800-1812, Type: Town). Page: 1010167

Edward a Novel 2: V

Borrowed: 1799/10/16 (Wednesday). Returned: 1800/1/17 (Friday).


Borrower

Mr Robert Laidlaw Peel
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Independent Means > Gentleman.


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: 1799/10/16 (Wednesday). Returned: 1800/1/17 (Friday).

Borrower: Mr Robert Laidlaw Peel

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

Edward

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 26976

Library: Selkirk Library. Register: volume 1 (1800-1812, Type: Town). Page: 1010167

Nature and Art

Borrowed: 1799/10/16 (Wednesday). Returned: 1800/1/29 (Wednesday).


Borrower

Mr Robert Laidlaw Peel
Gender: Male.
Occupation (normalised): Independent Means > Gentleman.


Book Holding

Mrs Elizabeth Inchbald (Female, born 1753, died 1821)
Genre: Fiction
Nature and Art by Elizabeth Inchbald
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Mrs Elizabeth Inchbald (Female, born 1753, died 1821)
Genre: Fiction
Nature and art. In two volumes.
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1796. Format: 8vo. Pagination: 2 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 60 times in 34 borrowing records


Book Work

Mrs Elizabeth Inchbald (Female, born 1753, died 1821)
Genre: Fiction
Nature and Art

Borrowed: 1799/10/16 (Wednesday). Returned: 1800/1/29 (Wednesday).

Borrower: Mr Robert Laidlaw Peel

Author: Mrs Elizabeth Inchbald (Female, born 1753, died 1821), Genre: Fiction

Nature and Art

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2

Record ID 27632

Library: Selkirk Library. Register: volume 1 (1800-1812, Type: Town). Page: 1010179

Lounger 3V

Borrowed: 1799/10/16 (Wednesday). Returned: 1799/10/22 (Tuesday).


Borrower

Mr William Scott
Gender: Male. Address: Singlee.
Occupation (original): Tenant.


Book Holding

Henry Mackenzie (Male, born 1745, died 1831)
Genre: Periodicals
Lounger by Henry Mackenzie
Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3

Book Edition

Confidence level: Certain

Henry Mackenzie (Male, born 1745, died 1831)
Genre: Periodicals
The lounger. A periodical paper, published at Edinburgh in the years 1785 and 1786. In three volumes. ...
Language: English . Published: Edinburgh. Date of publication: 1787. Format: 12mo. Pagination: 3 vols.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 76 times in 33 borrowing records


Book Work

Henry Mackenzie (Male, born 1745, died 1831)
Genre: Periodicals
Lounger

Borrowed: 1799/10/16 (Wednesday). Returned: 1799/10/22 (Tuesday).

Borrower: Mr William Scott

Author: Henry Mackenzie (Male, born 1745, died 1831), Genre: Periodicals

Lounger

Volumes borrowed: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3

Record ID 43793

Library: Wigtown Subscription Library. Register: MS 11/28 (Type: Town). Page: 107

Amelia

Borrowed: 1799/10/16 (Wednesday). Returned: 1799/10/22 (Tuesday). Returned?: 22-Oct.


Borrower

John McGill
Gender: Male. Address: Barr.
Occupation (original): Tailor.
Occupation (normalised): Crafts, Artisans, and Manufacturing > Tailoring/Clothing/Apparel.


Book Holding

Henry Fielding (Male, born 1707, died 1754)
Genre: Fiction
Amelia. By Henry Fielding, Esq; In four volumes. ...
Language: English. Genre: Novel.
Volumes borrowed: Volume Unspecified

Book Edition

Confidence level: Speculative

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: 1799/10/16 (Wednesday). Returned: 1799/10/22 (Tuesday).

Borrower: John McGill

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

Amelia

Volumes borrowed: Volume Unspecified

Record ID 44193

Library: Wigtown Subscription Library. Register: MS 11/28 (Type: Town). Page: 146

Smollet's Contn.

Borrowed: 1799/10/16 (Wednesday).


Borrower

James Tweedale/Tweddale Esq.
Gender: Male. Address: Wigtown.
Occupation (original): Customs.
Committee: President, Managerial Committee.
Occupation (normalised): Politics/Office Holders > Customs Collector.


Book Holding

Tobias George Smollett (Male, born 1721, died 1771)
Genre: History
The history of England, from the Revolution to the death of George the Second. Designed as a continuation of Mr. Hume’s History. In six volumes. By T. Smollett, M.D. ...
Language: English. Genre: History.
Volumes borrowed: Volume 5

Book Edition

Confidence level: Likely

Tobias George Smollett (Male, born 1721, died 1771)
Genre: History
The history of England, from the Revolution to the death of George the Second. Designed as a continuation of Mr. Hume’s History. In six volumes. By T. Smollett, M.D. ...
Language: English . Published: London. Date of publication: 1794. Format: 12mo.
Number of borrowings: Volumes associated with this edition were borrowed 48 times in 35 borrowing records


Book Work

Tobias George Smollett (Male, born 1721, died 1771)
Genre: History
History of England [Tobias Smollett]

Borrowed: 1799/10/16 (Wednesday).

Borrower: James Tweedale/Tweddale Esq.

Author: Tobias George Smollett (Male, born 1721, died 1771), Genre: History

History of England [Tobias Smollett]

Volumes borrowed: Volume 5