Skene, James, 1775-1864

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Epithet: of Rubislaw, near Aberdeen

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001130.0x0001be

Scottish landowner; linguist; patron of the arts.

From the description of Papers, 1796-1833. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 32878767

Epithet: Lieutenant; RN

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001130.0x0001bd

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referencedIn Thomson, Thomas, fl. 1854-1876. Letter: 1874 Oct. 8, Spylaw Bank [Edinburgh] to David Laing. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Donald Hyde and Mary Hyde Eccles Autograph Collection, 1505-1957 (inclusive), 1702-1854 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Vol.CCIII(ff.380). May-Nov. 1843.includes:ff. 1, 187-191 b Sir George Sinclair, of Ulbster, 2nd Baronet (1835): Correspondence with Lord Aberdeen: 1842-1844.f. 4 William Sim, formerly Provost of Montrose: Letter to Lord Aberdeen: 1843.ff. 6, 145... British Library
creatorOf Skene, James, 1775-1864. Letter: 1830 June 28, Edin. to David Laing / James Skene. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Skene, James, 1775-1864. Letter: 1855 Jan. 7, Oxford, to David Laing / James Skene. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Skene, James, 1775-1864. Letter: 1830 Mar. 1, to David Laing / James Skene. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Papers of James Skene of Rubislaw, Aberdeen, 1800 - 1830 University of Aberdeen
creatorOf Macmath, William, 1844-1922. William Macmath Scottish ballad transcripts, 1873-1896. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Vol. XIV. (IT. 574). Sey-Sy.includes:f. 1 Lieutenant Edward William Seymour, RN: Biographical notes: 1846.f. 5 Comm. Francis Edward Seymour, RN: Biographical notes: 1844.f. 9 Comm. George Alexander Seymour R.N., RN: Letter to W. R. O'Byrne: 184... British Library
referencedIn Johnsoniana; or, Supplement to Boswell: being anecdotes and sayings of Dr. Johnson, extra-illustrated, 1668-1866 (inclusive);, 1738-1836 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Todd, James Henthorn, 1805-1869. Letter: 1842 Dec. 22, Tr. Coll. [Dublin] to David Laing / J.H. Todd. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Skene, James, 1775-1864. Letter: 1829 Mar. 3, to David Laing / James Skene. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Letters of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., collected and edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1413-1900 (inclusive), 1775-1839 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn William Macmath Scottish ballad transcripts, 1873-1896. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Black, Adam, 1784-1874. Letter: 1870 Dec. 20, to David Laing / A. W. Black. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Skene, James, 1775-1864. Papers, 1796-1833. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Boswell's Life of Johnson : including Boswell's Journal of a tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a journey into North Wales, edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1464-1897 (inclusive), 1724-1874 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832. Autograph letter signed : Castle Street, [Edinburgh], to James Skene, [1823?]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Vol. VI. (ff. 373). 20 May, 1810-2 Jan. 1821, and undated letters.includes:ff. 1, 92, 94 Sir George Steuart Mackenzie, 7th Baronet of Coul; FRS: Letters to Sir J. Banks: 1810, 1815. ff. 3, 4 Alexander W-Court: Letter to Sir J. Banks: 1810. ff. 7, ... British Library
creatorOf Skene, James, 1775-1864. Letter: 1833 Jan. 23, 46 Moray Place [Edinburgh] to David Laing / James Skene. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Skene family. Bills, 1782-1833. Winterthur Library
referencedIn English-language manuscript verse in the Houghton Library: First-line index, ca. 1000-ca. 1820. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Skene, James, 1775-1864,. Scottish ballads : manuscript, [after 1803] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Todd, James Henthorn, 1805-1869. Letter: 1842 Sept. 15, Trin. Coll. [Dublin] to David Laing / J.H. Todd. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
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associatedWith Bannatyne Club (Edinburgh, Scotland) corporateBody
associatedWith Black, Adam, 1784-1874. person
associatedWith Boswell, James, 1740-1795 person
associatedWith Child, Francis James, 1825-1896, person
associatedWith Croker, John Wilson, 1780-1857 person
associatedWith Gordon, Charles. person
associatedWith James Skene of Rubislaw, Aberdeen, 1775-1864 person
associatedWith Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 person
associatedWith Macmath, William, 1844-1922. person
associatedWith Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832. person
associatedWith Skene family. person
associatedWith Skene family. family
associatedWith Thomson, Thomas, fl. 1854-1876. person
associatedWith Todd, James Henthorn, 1805-1869. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Serbia, Europe
Aberdeen (Scotland)
Society Islands, South Pacific Ocean
Drammen, Norway
Scotland, Kingdom of, United Kingdom
Geneva, Switzerland
Scotland
Scotland
Ostend, Flanders
Subject
Agriculture
engraving
Ballads, English--Texts
Folk songs, Scots
Ballads, Scots--Texts
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Birth 1775-03-07

Death 1864-11-27

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