Names of the witches (in Scotland) 1658

1658 - c.1910
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Names of the witches (in Scotland) 1658. Public Domain Mark. Source: Wellcome Collection.

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Original MS. list, written by several hands. With MS. transcript. The original document is endorsed: 'Names of the witches. 1658'.


1658 - c.1910

Physical description

1 volume 8 ll., 13 ll. 4to. 19 × 151/2 cm., 23 × 18 cm. The original MS. is bound in blind-stamped morocco: the transcript is unbound.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1934.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).

Ownership note

Pasted inside the upper cover is the armorial book-plate of [Sir] T[homas] Dawson Brodie [1832-1896], containing his signature. Sir Thomas Dawson Brodie (1832-1896), Baronet, Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, was Secretary of the Carron Ironworks and held the role of Deputy Keeper of the Privy Seal from 1869 to 1874.



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  • 66763