Item 026 - Genealogy of the Campbells

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GB 3452 ARG-11-02-026


Genealogy of the Campbells


  • [1850-1930] (Creation)

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Hand-written genealogy, from the fourth or beginning of the fifth century to the time of the 2nd Duke in 1715. Additional note at the end, in Duke Niall’s hand, copied from an MS originally written in the time of the 9th Earl he found in the Argyll MSS in 1907. It lists the descent from Sir Neil down to the 9th Earl, annotated “it is clear that the writer had access to Mr Alexr Colvin’s account of the Clan”.

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      “I think copied by Wm E Salmon who worked at the British Museum for me. A Campbell” [Lord Archibald Campbell, whose fine bookplate is inside the front cover].

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          Catalogued by Duncan Beaton, entry created by A Diamond, 04/01/2020

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