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Scott, George (essays)

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Manuscript essays written in a fine copperplate hand over a period of time running from October 1802 to August 1817 with an additional note written some time after 1835. The bulk of the essays date 1814-1816 and deal with a variety of topics including matters of religion, capital punishment, savings banks, friendly societies, orphanages, meteorites, juvenile library, and lunatic asylum, etc. There is also an account of a voyage from Scotland to Halifax in June 1817 which includes a letter to the editor of the Acadian Recorder concernimg some recommendations for the Lancastrian School in Halifax.

Dates

1802-1835

Types of Materials

  • Unpublished Material and Manuscripts

Extent

Approximately 2 cm of textual records

How to Access This Resource

XS1 MS A211

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