Union of England and Scotland, 1706

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Manuscript volume containing 'Observations upon the Amendments made by the Parliament of Scotland in the Articles of Union', [1706], mainly relating to the 6th to 8th articles concerning duties.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Act of Union was a treaty (1 May 1707) that effected the union of England and Scotland under the name of Great Britain.

Arrangement

Single item.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Uncatalogued material may not be seen. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Acquisition Information

Bought from Percy Dobell and Son in 1952. Shelved with MS. 324.

Other Finding Aids

Collection level description.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Manuscript folio. The last sheet is blank.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Related Material

Other University of London manuscripts relating to English and Scottish Union include MSS 20 (xxvi), 85, 86, 191, and 422.

Geographical Names