Robertson, William, 1721-1793

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Scottish historian; minister in the Church of Scotland; principal of University of Edinburgh from 1762-1792.

From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1782. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191701327

Scottish historian.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : College of Edinburgh, to an unidentified recipient, 1781 Oct. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270655436

From the description of Autograph letter signed : College of Edinburgh, to Mr. Cadell, bookseller of London, 1786 May 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270655431

From the description of Autograph letter signed : College of Edinburgh, to an unidentified recipient, 1789 Sept. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270655427

Historian from Edinburgh, Scotland.

From the description of Papers, 1771-1793. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36405116

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referencedIn Albert Stephens Borgman autograph collection, 1600-1950. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Oswald, Richard, 1705-1784. Richard Oswald letter books, [manuscript], 1761-1784. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Costansó, Miguel. Diario historico de los viages de mar y tierra, hecho al norte de la California : de orden del Exmo. Sor. marques de Croix, virrey, governador y capitan general de la Nueba España : manuscript, [after 1770] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Prescott, William Hickling, 1796-1859. Papers of William Hickling Prescott [manuscript], 1836-1858. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Deed to John Custis, 1719 Jan 13 John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
creatorOf Robertson, William, 1721-1793,. Autograph letter signed from William Robertson, College of Edinburgh, to David Garrick [manuscript], 1775 March 14. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Robertson, William, 1721-1793. Autograph letter signed : College of Edinburgh, to an unidentified recipient, 1789 Sept. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Puibusque, Adolphe de, 1801-1863. Letters, 1850 February 25 and 1852 January 16, Quebec and Paris, to George Ticknor, [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Robertson, William, 1721-1793. Autograph letter signed : College of Edinburgh, to Mr. Cadell, bookseller of London, 1786 May 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Certificates, Diplomas, etc of Principal William Robertson (1721-1793), 1743-1783 Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Donald Hyde and Mary Hyde Eccles Autograph Collection, 1505-1957 (inclusive), 1702-1854 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1752-1795. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Robertson, William, 1721-1793. Papers, 1771-1793. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn B. A. G. Fuller autograph collection, 1620-1920. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Robertson, William, 1721-1793,. Autograph letter signed from William Robertson, College of Edinburgh, to [David Garrick] [manuscript], 1773 January 5. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Robertson, William, 1721-1793. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1782. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn España. Soberano (1760-1788 : Carlos III). Real Orden. Deberá V.E. remitir en primera ocasión a la Secretaría de mi cargo los dos tomos en cuarto mayor de la "Historia del descubrimiento de América" que escribio el Dr. Guillermo Robertson i los noventa i cinco pliegos de la traducción al español que dice V.E. en su carta .... Dibam Biblioteca Nacional de Chile
referencedIn Johnsonian Miscellanies, extra-illustrated, 1538-1900 (inclusive);, 1738-1866 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Robertson, William, 1721-1793. Autograph letter signed : College of Edinburgh, to an unidentified recipient, 1781 Oct. 22. Pierpont Morgan 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.
creatorOf Robertson, William, 1721-1793,. Autograph letter signed from William Robertson, Edinburgh, to [David Garrick] [manuscript], 1759 January 9. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn España. Soberano (1760-1788 : Carlos III). Real Orden. El doctor don Guillermo Robertson, Rector de la Universidad de Edimburgo i cronista de Escosia, ha escrito i publicado en ingles la "Historia del descubrimiento de la América" i temiendo el Rei justos motivos para que dicha obra no se introduzca en España ni en Indias .... Dibam Biblioteca Nacional de Chile
referencedIn Strahan family. Parliamentary characters, from the Public Ledger, 1779, and the English Chronicle, 1780, & 1781, 1779-1781. Yale University, Lewis Walpole Library
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associatedWith Blaikley, William. person
associatedWith Blair, Hugh, 1718-1800. person
associatedWith Borgman, Albert Stephens, 1890-1954 person
associatedWith Cadell, T. (Thomas), 1742-1802, person
associatedWith Costansó, Miguel. person
associatedWith España. Soberano (1760-1788 : Carlos III) corporateBody
associatedWith España. Soberano (1760-1788 : Carlos III) corporateBody
associatedWith Fuller, B. A. G. (Benjamin Apthorp Gould), 1879-1956 person
correspondedWith Garrick, David, 1717-1779 person
associatedWith Garrick, Eva Maria, 1724-1822 person
correspondedWith Hill, George Birkbeck Norman, 1835-1903 person
correspondedWith Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 person
associatedWith Lennox, Charlotte, ca. 1729-1804 person
associatedWith Mackenzie, Henry, 1745-1831 person
associatedWith Oswald, Richard, 1705-1784. person
associatedWith Prescott, William Hickling, 1796-1859. person
associatedWith Puibusque, Adolphe de, 1801-1863. person
associatedWith Strahan family. family
associatedWith Strahan, William, 1715-1785. person
associatedWith Upcott, William, 1779-1845. person
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Birth 1721-09-19

Death 1793-06-11

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