Papers of John How, fl.1700-1702, student of the University of Glasgow, Scotland, 1700-1702

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  • Dictata of lectures, in Latin, given by John Law on ethics and philosophy at the University of Glasgow, taken by John Law, 149 leaves 1700-1701

Administrative / Biographical History

John How was a student at the  University of Glasgow, Scotland, attending classes in Ethics and Philosophy under  J lohn Law, regent for his academic year. In 1702, John How received the Wilson bursary in philosophy and continued his studies although he does not appear to have graduated. He was appointed a regent of the University in 1691 and held the post until his retirement due to ill health in  1714 .


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Purchase : Jabez Elliot, bookseller : 1966 : ACCN 4167

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Item level descriptions are available via the department's online manuscripts catalogue available at the University of Glasgow Library, Department of Special Collections website, searching by the call number MS Gen 719

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Fonds level description compiled by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, March 2003

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