The material in the form of two letters written at Lincolns Inn, one to 'Gentlemen' which states that he has 'every disposition to support your laudable endeavours to institute a new association at Newark', and the other to Spottiswoode and Robertson mentioning 'alterations' and advising that Lady Baird be 'guided by her Scotch Counsel'.
Letters of Sir John Stuart (1793-1876)
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 237 Coll-851
- Dates of Creation1838-1846
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description2 letters. Access to records in a fragile condition may be restricted.
- LocationGen. 2041/45-46
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Sir John Stuart (1793-1876) was a Judge, Lincolns Inn, and MP and Vice-Chancellor.
Conditions Governing Access
Generally open for consultation to bona fide researchers, but please contact repository for details in advance.
Among miscellaneous Scottish letters, purchased Ed. Hall, October 1975, Accession no. E75.50.
The biographical/administrative history was compiled using material in the collection.
Compiled by Graeme D Eddie, Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections Division.
Other Finding Aids
Important finding aids generally are: the alphabetical Index to Manuscripts held at Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections and Archives, consisting of typed slips in sheaf binders and to which additions were made until 1987; and the Index to Accessions Since 1987.
Check the local Indexes for details of any additions.