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Wallace, Robert

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 MS 120
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Wallace, Robert
Date(s): c1758
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 bundle
Name of creator(s): Wallace | Robert | 1697-1771 | chaplain and writer
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Administrative/Biographical history:

After studying at Edinburgh University and spending a while as an actor, Robert Wallace went on to receive his preacher's license in 1722. In 1744 he became the Royal Chaplain for Scotland and a dean of the Chapel Royal. In 1758 he published his innovative Characteristics of the Present Political State of Great Britain. In 1759 he received an honorary DD from Edinburgh University.


Scope and content/abstract:

An essay on paper credit and banking, c1758.

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Access to the items in the collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the controlled environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Uncatalogued material may not be seen. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

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Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

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Allied Materials

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The National Archives of Scotland holds letters to Sir Andrew Mitchell (Ref: NRA(S) GD250); Edinburgh University Library contains correspondence and papers (La ii 96-97, 620).

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Date(s) of descriptions:
2000-02-04 Joseph Gelfer

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