Item BrMS 2/5/4 - Commonplace book of J.H. Forbes. Includes transcripts of discourses and prayers arranged as infra, with manuscript note in 19th century hand: "Presented to the Library of Laurencekirk".

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BrMS 2/5/4

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Commonplace book of J.H. Forbes. Includes transcripts of discourses and prayers arranged as infra, with manuscript note in 19th century hand: "Presented to the Library of Laurencekirk".

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  • c 1709 (Creation)

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1 volume

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376pp. [Donor unspecified]. [pp.1-2]. "Linlithgo[w] Thursday, 22 September, 1709. By Lady Ebden to J. G...n". Begins "Go gett a quair of paper. Make it in the form of a book..." followed by prayer. [pp.3-59]. Book 1, chapters 1-21. "This Book is entitled The Last Revelation that I shall be putt in print to the sons and children of man". Chapter 1 begins, "I who am about the giving of this Revelation and the living and true God". [pp.59-84]. Book II, chapters 1-7. Begins, "Is it to be thought that I can always bear not such provocations...". [pp.84-167]. Book III, chapters 1-27, "Linlithgo[w], Saturday, 24 September, 1709". Begins with prayer. Chapter 1 begins "Now the full time is come which was long looked for...". [pp.168-372]. Book IV, chapters 1-66, "Linlithgo[w], Monday, 26 September, 1709". Begins with prayer. Chapter 1, begins "The next text of Scripture that is to be considered is this Pails going to Damascus..."

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Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.

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Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.

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BrMS 2/5/4

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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997

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  • English

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