CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 2872/12
Alt Ref No4th (1) 1.10
TitleCommonplace book
Extent1 volume
DescriptionCommonplace book

The conclusion of Archbishop [ ]'s modern policies
Latin and Greek sayings/phrases/inscriptions
Law and Latin legal terminology
Copy of a letter from the Chevalier Ramsay, while tutor to the sons of the Earl of Wemyss, to Mr Robert Keith, afterwards Bishop Keith. Dated 25th February 1709, it was reprinted in The Scots Magazine for December 1808
Notes from Heber's Life of Bishop Jeremy Taylor
Latin inscriptions
Notes on the death of Nicolas Copernicus
Extract from the Life of Archbishop Sharp of York, by his son Archdeacon Sharp, and edited by Thomas Newcome, M. A.
Copies of two letters from the Reverend Mr Allan Huntly to the Hon'ble the Master of Pitsligo
Notes entitled 'Original documents relating to the Consecration of Dr Samiel Seabury as a Bishop of the United States of America.' 1783 [Samuel Seabury was consecrated in St. Andrew's Cathedral, Aberdeen]
Material relating to a proposal for a concordate betwixt the Orthodox and Catholick Remnant of the British Churches and the Catholic and Apostolick Oriental Church
Notes entitled 'Letters relating to the Differences in England - All taken from copies in Bishop Alexander's hand writing, which he entitles 'Copies and Extracts from original letters' ' 1717

Loose papers:
Notes on the form of marriage during the time of Richard II taken from a missal of the time
Notes on a Concordate twixt Bishops Fullerton, Gadderer, Millar, Irvine, Freebairn and Cambs, 1724

(begins again from the back of the volume)

Notes on 'The Life of Henry Wharton, Chaplain to Archbishop Sanergh' copied from Dr D'Oyley's life of Archbishop Sanergh
Copies of letters on Ecclesiastical Matters

Inscribed 'Charles [Tressley], Fraserburgh, August 18th 1802'
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