Manuscript Collection

Alexander Carlyle Journal of Northern Scotland - Accession 1545 M754 (811)

Title

Alexander Carlyle Journal of Northern Scotland - Accession 1545 M754 (811)

Files

Identifier

Accession 1545 - M754 (811)

Inclusive Dates

1983

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

17 pieces

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a booklet titled, Journal of a tour to the North of Scotland: Alexander Carlyle with an introduction by Richard B. Sher which was published by Old Aberdeen: Centre for Scottish Studies, University of Aberdeen in circa. 1983. This typescript copy of Rev. Alexander Carlyle’s (1722-1805) trek from Inveresk (near Edinburg) to Inverness from August 26, 1765 through September 9, 1765 details his experiences during his tour. The tour took Carlyle through from Inveresk, Edinburg, Kincross, Perth, Dundee, Arbroath, Montrose; Bervie, Stonehaven, Old Aberdeen, New Aberdeen, Oldmeldrum, Banff, Cullen, Fochabers, Elgin, Forres, Nairn, Cawdor, Fort George, and then Inverness. Rev. Alexander Carlyle (1722-1805) was a Scottish church leader who served 57 years as the minister of Inveresk.

Provenance

The Alexander Carlyle Journal of Northern Scotland was transferred from the Ida Jane Dacus Library of Winthrop University on June 14, 2016.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Alexander Carlyle Journal of Northern Scotland - Accession 1545 M754 (811)

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