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)
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- 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
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Sir John Stuart (1793-1876) was a Judge, Lincolns Inn, and MP and Vice-Chancellor.
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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.
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