Sir, The inclosed caveats and answer will show you the nature and springs of the illiberal opposition to our charter. You will likewise perceive that the affair originated solely from the principal of the University of Edinburgh, and one or two of his colleagues. They are apprenhensive, it would appear, left the antiquarian society should be more useful to the nation than the University are willing to permit. ... [electronic resource].
- Corporate Author:
- Society of Antiquaries of Scotland
- [Edinburgh] : [publisher not identified], 
- Physical Description:
- 2 pages ; 1/4⁰.
- Addressed by the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland to the Lord Advocate., Dated at head: Musæum, [blank] 1783., Signed on p. 2: Buchan, James Cummyng, sec., On the Society's plans to establish a museum, opposing the rival plans of the University of Edinburgh., Apparently intended to accompany other printed documents supporting the Society's case., Reproduction of original from Bodleian Library (Oxford)., and AVAILABLE ONLINE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
- Citation/References Note:
- English Short Title Catalog, T217854.
- Reproduction Note:
- Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
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