Manuscript volume containing a petition addressed to the Presbytery of Glasgow from the Elders and Deacons of the parishes of Glasgow, 2 Mar 1721, relating to overtures made by the Commission of the General Assembly concerning Kirk sessions and presbyteries.
Petition relating to Scottish church government
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 96 MS 98
- Dates of Creation1721
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 volume containing 3 leaves
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Presbyterianism was established as the national religion of Scotland in 1690.
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Part of the Goldsmith's Library of Economic Literature, initially collected by Herbert Somerton Foxwell and presented by the Goldsmith's Company to the University of London in 1903.
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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
Manuscript folio. Bound in quarter-morocco.
Compiled by Sarah Smith as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.
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