The letters are largely those to Simpson from Thomas Chalmers, and Sir George Sinclair. There are also letters from the Earl of Morton and Lady Morton, the Duke of Buccleuch, the Duke of Richmond, the Earl of Rosebery, Lord Stanley, Baron Torphichen, and the Marquis of Tweeddale.
Letters of Rev. Alexander Lockhart Simpson (1785-1861)
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- ReferenceGB 237 Coll-772
- Dates of Creation1835-1854
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description62 letters. Access to records in a fragile condition may be restricted.
- LocationMSS BOX 1.4.1-130
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Rev. Alexander Lockhart Simpson was born in 1785 and died in 1861. He had been Minister of Kirknewton.
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Compiled by Graeme D Eddie, Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections Division.
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