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John Laskey: Account of the Hunterian Museum

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6306

Scope and Contents

'A General Account of the Hunterian Museum, Glasgow by Captain J. Laskey', the author's holograph draft for the printers, 265 folios. Following the draft are a series of letters from the author to the printers, Messrs John Smith & Son of Glasgow, May-July 1813 (fos 186-204 and 210), as well as two letters from Thomas Hopkirk (fos 211 and 212), two from Thomas C. Carpenter (fos 230 and 232), and one from James Couper of Glasgow College (fo. 244), all to Messrs Smith, together with addenda and corrigenda sheets, corrected proofs and printers' memoranda, all relating to the work.


  • Creation: 1813


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Spencer George Perceval, 1921.

Existence and Location of Copies

Microfilm available


The account was printed in Glasgow, 1813.
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