Subseries 1 - Commonplace books of John Anderson

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GB 249 OA/7/1

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Commonplace books of John Anderson

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  • [1750s] (Creation)

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3 volumes

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Numbered as MS 35 in the 1832 Catalogue of Anderson's Library.

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Contains comments on books he has read and his thoughts on contemporary issues. Volume 3 includes observations on life in France written at Montaubon in 1754.

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Open

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  • English

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