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SMITH, ADAM 1723-1790


Letters to and from Smith, 1740-1790, with fragments of notes, drafts, parts of lectures and also papers of his father. Bannerman collection, GULSC.

Notes from his lectures on jurisprudence, 1766. Also various single letters to and from Smith, GULSC.

The minutes of the Scottish Customs Board during the period of Smith's membership are in the Scottish Record Office, and there is a collection of relevant letters and accounts, assembled by James Bonar. GULSC

Ten letters to Smith, and five from him, 1775-1776, concerning the death of David Hume. Hume MSS., Royal Society of Edinburgh.

Printed Material

WILLIAM ROBERT SCOTT, Adam Smith as Student and Professor (Glasgow, 1937).

The Glasgow Edition of the Works and Correspondence of Adam Smith, 6 volumes, (Oxford, 1976-1987), volume VI contains the Correspondence of Adam Smith eds Ernest Campbell Mossner and Ian Simpson Ross

IAN SIMPSON ROSS, The Life of Adam Smith, ( Oxford, 1995)

New Palgrave; ODNB; ESS XIV 112; IESS XIV 322.

Portraits: BL(P); NPG; SNPG