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Transcripts made by Dean Christie from Bishop Robert Forbes 'Folio Book': Copy of a letter from the Rev. William Harper Senior to George Drummond, Lord Provost of Edinburgh. Sketch of Persecuted Church of Scotland given to Mr Walter Ferguson, writer, in 1770 ['Probably the composition of Bishop Robert Forbes']. Copy of a Memorial for the Persecuted Episcopal Clergy in Scotland, Aberdeen, 26 November, 1772 [by Bishop George Innes]. Transcript not dated.

Dean William Leslie Christie

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Peterhead Documents, 1765-1813. Includes: Letters of Robert Kilgour relating to site for new chapel, removal of Mr Sangster from Lonmay, terms of union of congregation under Bishop Torry. Extracts from Centenary Book of St. Andrews, Glasgow. Roll of bishops of Glasgow. Transcribed (with facsimiles), 1911.

Dean William Leslie Christie

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Extracts from various publications intended to illustrate the history of the Episcopal Clergy (18th century) in or about Hawick'. Includes: Letter, 14 June, 1909, from J.J. Vernon, Hawick Archaeological Society, to Dean Christie. Pamphlet: The Ecclesiastical Place-Names of Roxburghshire. J.J. Vernon. Hawick, 1907. Pamphlet: Old Melrose. J.J. Vernon. Pages from St. Cuthbert's Church Monthly Magazine, Hawick, 1904-1905, containing articles by J.J. Vernon: 'Historical Notes Teviotdale in the Olden Time', etc.

Dean William Leslie Christie

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Garioch volume of notes. n.d. Commonplace book containing notes from various sources on Alexander Garioch [Episcopal Minister of Stonehaven] 18th century feuars in Stonehaven, property in Stonehaven, 'Capt. Jolly's cave', 'William Gibbon's clothes'.

Dean William Leslie Christie

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Stivens Letters, Vol. 1: letters of Andrews Stivens, Lieutenant on board 'H.M.S. Lenox' at Spithead and afterwards of 'H.M.S. Louisia' to William Mowat, merchant in Stonehaven, his brother-in-law, 1735-1739 and of William Mowat to his wife Christine Stephan, c.1717-1732. Also includes: Will of Robert Stivens, merchant in Aberdeen, 1741 and of Andrew Stivens, 1739. Letter, 5 December, 1785, Francis Dauney, Episcopal Clergyman in Kingston, Jamaica, to his sister Margaret Dauney, wife of Rev. John Shand, Minister of Kemnay, Kintore. Writs and correspondence relating to Alexander Forbes of Blackford. Genealogical notes and references to Stivans mortification. Transcribed c.1906.

Dean William Leslie Christie

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Bishop Robert Kilgour, Peterhead to Robert Spark, Montrose. Approves their [Patrick Rose, Mr Jamieson and Robert Spark] caution "with regard to matter of Dundee" and mentions "giving supply to the congregation at Drumlithe". [pp.115-117].

Dean William Leslie Christie

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Patrick Rose, Arbroath to Robert Spark, Drumlithie. Relates to the matter of the election of a Mr Brown to the position of Bishop. Includes extracts of letters from Bishop Rose to Bishop Abernethy and from Bishop S[trachan] to Patrick Rose. [pp.165-171].

Dean William Leslie Christie

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27 July, 1744, the presbyters of Edinburgh to Bishop Keith. Relates to the presbyters' previous request for a mandate to elect a bishop and their fears over the encroachment of their rights by the bishops and the use of the English Liturgy. [pp.25-47]. [Enclosed with letter of 18 August].

Dean William Leslie Christie

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Small notebook No. 3': notes on Episcopal clergy and congregations. Entries dated from c.1607- c.1913. Notes relate particularly to: Clergy: Rev. William Gray, Minister at Kirriemuir; Mr Alexander Greig, Minister in Stonehaven; Mr James Gordon. Chaplain to the Laird of Allardyce; Mr Henry Hewgill, Rector of Great Smeton, Northallerton; Mr Gilbert Keith, Minister of Dunnottar; Rev. Alexander Shank, Minister of Arbuthnott; Rev. Alexander Shank of Castlerig; Rev. Martin Shank, Minister at Banchory; Mr Edward Trotter, Rector of [Sigston]. Congregations of Aberluthnet, Allardice, Arbuthnott, Arduthie, Balmakewan, Barnside, Blackhall, Caldhame, Catterline, Cowie, Drumlithie; Ecclesgreig, Elfhill, Elsick, Falside, Fetteresso, Glenbervie, Glenfarquhar, Kinellar, Laurencekirk, Monymusk, Stonehaven, Stonehouse, Tillylair Hill, Tillywhilly, Whistleberry.

Dean William Leslie Christie

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