Extracts from the lectures of John Hunter, 1821.

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Scope and Content

Extracts from the lectures of John Hunter, professor of humanity, University of St Andrews, in the year 1821.

Notes on the principal elements of grammar.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Hunter (1746-1837) was the first lay Principal of United College, St Andrews. He had studied at Edinburgh University, acted as clerk to Lord Monboddo, and was then appointed in 1775 as professor of humanity at St Andrews University. He remained in this post until 1835, only retiring to become Principal.


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Call number used to be ms4274

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Individual Manuscripts and Small Collections database available as part of Manuscripts Database.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Binding: quarter red morocco with marbled boards.Paper: 9.5x15cm

Archivist's Note

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

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