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CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
LevelFonds
Ref NoMS 2537
TitleJames Maidment, antiquarian: correspondence
Date1816 - 1867
Extent0.02 linear metres
Creator NameMaidment, James (1795-1879), Scottish antiquary
Administrative HistoryJames Maidment was born in London in 1795. After legal studies at Edinburgh University he went on to serve at the Scottish Bar but his real interests lay in his collecting and antiquarian activities; he edited many collections of literary rarities, as well as state papers and correspondence. He was a poet and friend of Sir Walter Scott.
DescriptionAutograph correspondence to James Maidment by various persons, 1816 - 1853, 1867.
Access StatusOpen
LanguageEnglish
Persons
CodeName
NA16156Lawrence; Robert Murdoch; local historian
NA9543Maidment; James (1795-1879); Genealogist and advocate
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