Accession Details

Accession Number: 2254
Date of Receipt: May 1931
Source of Acquisition: Donated by J. J. Spencer, 23 May 1931
Date of Creation: Between 1697 and 1700
Extent on Arrival: 29 items, in 5 bound volumes and loose documents
Content: Contemporary letters and documents relating to the Darien Scheme.
[Originally accessioned as *MS2-7-1931]
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Access: Normal conditions
Language: Not Assigned
Call Number: MS Gen 1681-1686
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Notes: Accompanying J.J. Spencer's collection of printed books, shelmark Spencer. See rare books online search for details. There is also a printed catalogue of the books and manuscripts presented by Spencer (published 1932), shelved in Sp Coll Reference.
Repository Code: GB 0247

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donor: John James Spencer fl 1899-1932
Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (elected 1910) at which date he was living at Edgehill, Kelvinside, Glasgow. His brother, Colonel Charles Louis …
subject: Darien Company
Company of Scotland Trading to Africa and the Indies
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