Ridpath, George, Whig journalist

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referencedIn FORBES PAPERS. Vol. XVII (ff. 55). Scottish historical collections; 18th cent. (1) "Re Constitution of Scotland with respect to the Regal Power', being a translation of the beginning of G. Buchanan's 'De Jure Regni apud Scotos'. ff. 1-4. (2) 'Refutat..., 18th century British Library
referencedIn FORBES PAPERS. Vol. II (ff. 42). Miscellaneous papers, among them being: (a) Letter of English nobles to Pope Boniface VIII in defence of Edward I's right to the Crown of Scotland; London, 12 Feb. 1300/1. Engraved. f. 1;-(b) Chronological 'Index Lit... British Library
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS COLLECTIONS; 18th cent. Four articles, artt. 3 & 4 being bound separately. Artt.1 and 2. Forbes papers: notes by Patrick Forbes, Scottish historian; 18th cent. For other Forbes papers see Add. MSS. 4126, 4133-4146, 4215A, B, 4248, 35833..., 18th century British Library
referencedIn TOWNSHEND PAPERS Vol. XVI (ff. 286). Miscellaneous correspondence and papers. The contents are: 1. Letters to George Compton, 4th Earl of Northampton, from his son James [5th Earl, 1727], and his tutor Dr. James Hay, on a tour in the Netherlands, Ger... British Library
referencedIn Literary collections of Thomas Birch; 18th cent. The contents are as follows;-(1) Review, partly in Birch's autograph, of Dr. Conyers Middleton's History of the Life of M. T. Cicero; 1741. ff. 1-28. (2) 'Variae Lectiones in Caesaribus Juliani Imperat..., 18th century British Library
referencedIn Vol. DXXXII, June 1709-1722includes:ff. 1-3 William Courtenan, informer: Letters to Lord Sunderland: 1709.f. 4 John Ker, of Kersland: Letters, etc., to Lord Sunderland: 1709.f. 6 General Charles Ross, alias Rosse: Letter to Lord Sunderland: 170... British Library
referencedIn FORBES PAPERS. Vol. IV (ff. 462). (1) The transcripts, continued, 7 Oct. 1559-31 July 1563, extending to the end of vol. ii (followed by some others which were not printed). ff. 1-346. (2) Transcripts, in shorthand according to the system of George R..., 1559-1687 British Library
referencedIn FORBES PAPERS. Vol. XVI (ff. 126). 'The History of Scotland, written in Latin by ... George Buchanan, Now Done unto English'; 18th cent. The passages translated are Books IV. ch. i-xxv, ff. 2-5 1;-VIII, i-xii, ff. 52-76;-XII, i-xvi, ff. 82-115. An in..., 18th century British Library
referencedIn PELL PAPERS. Vol. VII (ff. 169). Included are:-(1) Logarithmo-Technia, by Nicolaus Mercator, 1668, to which is joined Exercitatio Geometrica de Maximis et Minimis by Michele Angelo Ricci, 1668. Printed, with a few MS. additions and notes by Pell. ff... British Library
creatorOf MACKINTOSH PAPERS (3RD SERIES). Vol. XXXVIII. Extracts from the Hanover, Phelps, and Canover Papers, part of the papers collected by George Temple Nugent-Grenville, 1st Marquess of Buckingham, and kept at Stowe, his seat in co. Bucks.; 1711-1767. ..., 1711-1767 British Library
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Carlisle, Cumberland
Edinburgh, Scotland
Essill, Moray
Nova Scotia, North America
Fort William, Scotland
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Ghent, Flanders
Foveran, Aberdeenshire
Scotland, United Kingdom
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Ross-shire, Scotland
Dingwall, county Ross
Aberdeenshire, Scotland


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