Dance book

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 247 MS Farmer 658
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      Bound vol. 10 cm. 64p. Decorated leather boards. Front board and prelims partly detached

Scope and Content

George Mackenzie's dance book of the Royal Artillery.
Music transcribed or composed by Mackenzie for Royal Artillery Band, Woolwich, for officers' dances, April 1814 to June 1815.
Inscription on flyleaf: Mary Leith, Leith Hall, March 1816. Donated to her by Mackenzie; subsequently donated by Mrs Leith Hay, Kennethmont, to Mrs Mitchell, c.1870, and inherited by her son, J.P. Mitchell, Cults, who donated it to H.G. Farmer via Herbert Wiseman, 1952.
Typescript note by H.G. Farmer pasted on verso of flyleaf.
Additional material tipped in.
Formerly shelved at Bi22-y.5.

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