Letter from John Row to his uncle, 1691

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Autograph letter signed, John Row, student of St Leonard’s College, University of St Andrews, to his uncle.

Giving a detailed account of college life from rising at 5am, including prayers, meals, studying, examinations, curfew at 9pm. Signed Jon: Row.St Andrews, 10 August 1691.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Row was a student at St Leonard's College, St Andrews in 1691.


Single item

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Call number used to be ms58

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Paper: 1 sheet, 35.4x29.4cm folded.

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Maia Sheridan, Archives Hub project archivist, based on material from the Manuscripts Database

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