Item Details

Call Number: MS Gen 1643/357
Date of Creation: Between 1755 and 1757
Place of Creation: Glasgow, Scotland
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Gen 1517
Content: Carbon copy of typescript copy letter from Adam Smith to William 2nd Duke of Montrose. Note at bottom of letter reads, This MS was found by me while sorting out some documents in the Bell Tower Passage in University buildings. It is endorsed "Adam Smiths MS" and would appear to be a draft letter address to William 2nd Duke of Montrose, sometime between 1755-1757 (the dates of the Rectorship of the Earl of Glasgow)
Physical Description: 1 page, 31x20cm, 2 copies
Access: Normal conditions
Language: English
Material Type: Letter
Accession Number: 4656
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Adam Smith 1723-1790
Eminent Scottish philosopher and political economist.
recipient: William Graham 2nd Duke of Montrose 1712-1790
Chancellor, University of Glasgow, 1743-1781.
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