Papers of the Boswell family of Auchinleck and Balmuto 1722-1823


Papers of the Boswell family of Auchinleck and Balmuto, 1722-1823

Papers of the Boswell family of Auchinleck and Balmuto 1722-1823

1 bound volume, 1 boxed volume, miscellaneous manuscript letters and documents, notebooks and bundles.


Related Constellations

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Boswell, Alexander; Boswell, Claud Irvine; Boswell, James; Boswell, Sir Alexander; Boswell, Robert (person)

Auchinleck is situated in Ayrshire, in Scotland's large Strathclyde region, 21 kilometres east of the town of Ayr. The town has a population (based on 1991 figures at least) of 4,160. Auchinleck is associated with the Boswell family through the granting of the estate to Thomas Boswell, a 'cadet' of the Balmuto line, on his marriage to the daughter and co-heiress of Sir John Auchinleck in 1504. Thomas had been one of the court favourites of James IV and he died with the k...

Edinburgh university (corporateBody)

Robert Burns Young was born in 1874. He was a graduate of Edinburgh University. He took the degree of M.A. and he also took the degree of M.D. His publications include The life and work of George William Stow, South African geologist and ethnologist (1908) and The Banket: a study of the auriferous conglomerates of the Witwatersrand and the associated rocks (1917). From the guide to the The Young Medals, 1899-1935, (Edinburgh University Library) ...

Scott William fl. 1720 (person)

Boswell, James, 1740-1795 (person)

James Boswell (1740-1795) was the author of one of the most influential biographies in the English language, The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. He also wrote two successful travel books: An Account of Corsica, and The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides. He worked intermittently as a lawyer, and in 1782 succeeded his father as Laird of Auchinleck in Scotland. From the description of James Boswell letters, 1762-1795. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612839330 Boswell wa...

Boswell, Alexander, Sir, 1775-1822 (person)

Eldest son of James Boswell, the elder. From the description of Autograph letter signed, 1821 Oct. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270514153 Eldest son of James Boswell. From the description of Autograph letter in verse signed : Edinburgh, to Andrew Gibb, Auchinleck House, Edinburgh, 1792 [Jan.] 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270513485 ...

Scott, Walter, 1771-1832 (person)

Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Abbotsford, Melrose, to the Marchioness of Abercorn, [1818] Mar. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 747107129 From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified to Charles [Sharpe], [1817 or later?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 745119219 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to [William Slade], 1803 June [3]. (Unknown). W...

Laing, David, 1793-1878 (person)

Antiquarian, editor, and librarian. From the description of Collection, 1635-1676. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79221395 ...

Boswell Claude Irvine 1742-1824 (person)

Boswell Robert 1746-1804 (person)

Auchinleck, Alexander Boswell, Lord, 1707-1782 (person)