George Chalmers manuscript material : 1 item,

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George Chalmers manuscript material : 1 item, 1806
Author
Chalmers, George, 1742-1825.

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Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925
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Uniform Title
Chalmers, George : manuscript material
Alternative Title
Chalmers, George : manuscript material
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Biography (note)
  • George Chalmers, Scottish antiquarian and political writer. His writings against the American colonies earned him a government position in a council relating to trade and foreign plantations. Among his numerous writings are: a biography of Scottish printer and antiquarian Thomas Ruddiman (1794) ; Caledonia (1807-1824), an encyclopedia of Scottish history and antiquities ; and a biography of Mary, Queen of Scots (1818).
Call Number
Pforz MS
Author
Chalmers, George, 1742-1825.
Title
George Chalmers manuscript material : 1 item, 1806
Summary
· To Dr. James Lind, Scottish physician and friend of Shelley : 1 autograph letter signed : 7 Apr 1806 : (S'ANA 0408) : begins, "I went this morning to Sir Joseph Banks's, to look into the transactions of the Royal Society for the longitude and latitude of Edinburgh ..."
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Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
George Chalmers, Scottish antiquarian and political writer. His writings against the American colonies earned him a government position in a council relating to trade and foreign plantations. Among his numerous writings are: a biography of Scottish printer and antiquarian Thomas Ruddiman (1794) ; Caledonia (1807-1824), an encyclopedia of Scottish history and antiquities ; and a biography of Mary, Queen of Scots (1818).
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Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925
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Pforz MS
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