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Call Number: MS Gen 94
Date of Creation: Between 1762 and 1763
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Gen 94-95,1063
Content: Adam Smith. [Notes of his Lectures on jurisprudence.] The first lecture is dated Decr. 24. 1762, and the last is dated April 12. 1763. These are a variant version of Smith's Lectures on jurisprudence. They are differently arranged and often more fully illustrated and explained than those edited by Edwin Cannan. The manuscripts were in the library at Whitehaugh, belonging to the family of Forbes-Leith, and were purchased at a sale in Aberdeen by John M. Lothian, from whom they were purchased by Glasgow University Library in 1964. Typescript copy in six folders at MS Gen 1063
Physical Description: 8vo. 6 vols
Access: Normal conditions
Language: English
Material Type: Lecture
Notes: This manuscript has been displayed on the following occasion: 'Scottish Thought and Letters in the Eighteenth Century', Glasgow University Library, 1976.
Conservation: Conservation work undertaken in 2017 with funding assistance from the National Manuscripts Conservation Trust.
Accession Number: 4132
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Repository Code: GB 0247

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author: Adam Smith 1723-1790
Eminent Scottish philosopher and political economist.
exhibition: Scottish Thought and Letters in the Eighteenth Century
Exhibition, Glasgow University Library, 24 March-31 May 1976.
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