CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3629
TitleLetters of George Skene Keith, minister and writer, to his patron, Admiral Lord George Keith-Elphinstone
Date1817 - 1822
Extent1 file: 0.01 linear metres
Creator NameGeorge Skene Keith (1752-1823), minister and writer
Administrative HistoryGeorge Skene Keith, minister successively of Keith-Hall, Aberdeenshire, and Tulliallan, Perthshire, was a prolific writer on subjects such as agricultural property and methods, genealogy and the distillation of whisky. He also investigated the equalisation of weights and measures. His principal published work was 'A General View of the Agriculture of Aberdeenshire', (Aberdeen, 1811). He was awarded the degree of D.D. by Marischal College, Aberdeen, in May 1803.
SourcePurchased in March 2000 with assistance from the National Fund for Acquisitions administered with Government funds by the National Museums of Scotland.
DescriptionTwelve letters from George Skene Keith to his patron, Admiral Lord George Keith-Elphinstone (1747-1823), written from Keith-Hall, 1817 to 1822, unless otherwise indicated.
Access StatusOpen
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