National Museums Scotland Library
Robert Riddell manuscripts
A Collection of Antiquities, selected by R.R. Vol 8
‘A collection on antiquities .... 1789’: the ballad of ‘Tom Line’ (p.106); ‘The Memoirs of Mr William Vetch’ (Veitch) (p.111), published from another MS. in 1825; ‘A journal of a tour in Scotland in 1789 made by Captain. Grose and Captain. Riddell,’ with watercolours and engravings (p.131) (Friars’ Carse by Leadhills and Biggar to Edinburgh and home by Lauder, Melrose, Teviotdale, and Annan; another through Ayrshire to Paisley and Hamilton); notes on Macbeth (p.262); ‘Journal of an excursion made from Dumfries to Edinburgh along with Francis Grose ....1790 (p.280) (to Peebles by Dryfesdale and Tweeddale).
List of contents on p.293.
- Basil Skinner’s notes, 1959
Text verbatim with the exception of material in square brackets and notes in italics
Contents of Volm 8th [p.293]
This Vol:m was finished on June 2d 1790 at Friars Carse, R.R.