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Thomas Blaikie textbooks

Two textbooks - Haller's 'History of the Plants of Switzerland' published in 1769 and Bunyan's 'The Pilgrim's Progress' published in 1775. Both include some degree of annotation or inscription.

Bunyan, John, 1628-1688, author

William Austin Manuscript - Heavy Inflammable Air

  • GB235 AUS
  • Series
  • 1789

Paper on 'Experiments on the Analysis of Heavy Inflammable Air' (1789) published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London in 1780 - (right click, open link in new tab) - there is a copy of the paper in the packet alongside the handwritten manuscript, possibly written by Austin himself. Manuscript is incomplete, 8 pages along, finishing on page 56 of the article. There is also a copy of Austin's entry in the Dictionary of National Biography in the packet.

Austin, Dr. William

Thomas McNab letters

  • GB235 MNT
  • Series
  • 1845 - 1846

7 letters from Thomas McNab to his family, including his father, William McNab plus 2 photocopies of Jane McNab Petry, Thomas's daughter, and family gravestone.

McNab, Thomas

Jaffrey, Andrew Thomas

  • GB235 JAF
  • Series
  • 1860

•GB235 JAF/1: Folder containing Mary Beresford's genealogical research into Andrew Thomas Jaffrey, her Great Great Grandfather - contains biography and copies of letters and documents from numerous sources.
•GB235 JAF/2: Copy of “Hints to the Amateur Gardeners of Southern India” by Andrew Thomas Jaffrey, 1860 held by the British Library.

Jaffrey, Andrew Thomas

Thomas Blaikie correspondence

Green vellum file, annotated ‘Claims upon the French Government by Thos. Blaikie’, containing 17 handwritten letters and notes by and to Blaikie, mainly in relation to losses incurred during the French Revolution. These include correspondence with the Office of Commissioners for Claims on France, James Lee at the Hammersmith nursery and the Foreign Office. The papers date from 1791 to 1890. (Box 1)

Blaikie, Thomas, 1751-1838, gardener


GB235 SAB/6: Maps
Ten boxes of Ordnance Survey of Scotland maps, 10 maps per box; 10 loose maps, Ordnance Survey of Ireland. SABC labels on boxes and maps listing sites of the club’s excursions and OS sheet numbers.
Box I: Loch Awe (South) (37); Ben Lomond (38); Iona (43); Mull (44); Ben Cruachan (45); Killin (46); Ben Lawers (47); Ben Nevis (53); Ben Alder (54); Schiehallion (55).
Box II: Glen Shee (56); Arisaig (61); Glen Spean (62); Sow of Athole (63);Ben Macdhui (64); Lochnagar (65); Cuillin Hills (70); Skye (71); Glen Affric (72); Glen Moriston (73).
Box III: Cairn Gorm (74); Ben Avon (75); Portree (80); Applecross (81); Lochalsh (82); Dingwall (83); Loch Gairloch (91); Loch Maree (92); Ben Wyvis (93); Tain (94).
Box IV: Ullapool (101); Loch Shin (102); Dornoch (103); Loch Assynt (107); Ben More Assynt (108); Helmsdale (109); Latheron (110); Cape Wrath (113); Ben Hope (114); Farr (115).
Box V: Wick (116); Middleton-in-Teesdale; Ingleborough Hill; Kirkby Lonsdale; Windermere; Helvellyn; Penrith; Fort William and Ben Nevis (53); Arisaig (61).
Loose Maps x10; Ireland: Clare Island, Inishbofin Island, Inishturk Island ( 73); Murrisk (74); Bencullagh, Urrisbeg (93); Benbaun (94); Galway, Moycullen, (95); Co. Kerry: Dingle, Ventry, Brandon Mt. (160; 171); Co. Kerry: Tralee Bay (161); Co. Kerry (183; 191); Killarney (173); Co. Kerry: Kenmore (184).

Scottish Alpine Botanical Club

The Timber Merchant's Pocket Companion by Charles Gane, Wood Auctioneer

  • GB235 GAN
  • Series
  • 1894

Small card guide produced by Charles Gane of Charles Gane & Co., Timber, Lath and Slate Merchants, Wisbeach, outlining how to calculate the cost of lengths of timber, published by William Rider and Son, at the Office of the Timber Trades Journal, 14 Bartholomew Close, London. There is an accompanying notebook, blank, but with columns for No., Length, Girth, Contents and Cost.

Gane, Charles

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