- Chalmers, George, 1742-1825
- Call number
- Pforz MS
- Physical description
- 1 item
- Preferred Citation
- George Chalmers manuscript material : 1 item, Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library
- Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
- Access to materials
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George Chalmers, Scottish antiquarian and political writer. His writings against the American colonies earned him a government position in a council relating to trade and foreign plantations. Among his numerous writings are: a biography of Scottish printer and antiquarian Thomas Ruddiman (1794) ; Caledonia (1807-1824), an encyclopedia of Scottish history and antiquities ; and a biography of Mary, Queen of Scots (1818). To Dr. James Lind, Scottish physician and friend of Shelley : 1 autograph letter signed : 7 Apr 1806 : (S'ANA 0408) : begins, "I went this morning to Sir Joseph Banks's, to look into the transactions of the Royal Society for the longitude and latitude of Edinburgh ...".
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