Item MS-2-94, SF Box 23, Folder 1 - Lewis Jack's lecture notes on moral philosophy

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Lewis Jack's lecture notes on moral philosophy

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MS-2-94, SF Box 23, Folder 1

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  • 1838-1839 (Creation)

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1.5 cm of textual records (1 folder). - 1 notebook : 11 x 18 cm.

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Reverend Lewis Jack was born in 1815 in Cullodin, Inverness, Scotland. He was a student at King's College, Aberdeen ca. 1835-1839, where he studied under Hercules Scott, Professor of Moral Philosophy. In 1848 he immigrated to New Brunswick, where he settled in Springfield parish from 1854 to 1884. He married Flora MacKenzie in 1849, with whom he had five children. Reverend Lewis Jack passed away in 1901 in Bouctouche, Kent County, New Brunswick.

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The item was accessioned by Dalhousie University Archives in 1971. The custodial history is unknown.

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Item is a bound book of lecture notes written as a series of consecutively numbered questions and answers on moral philosophy. The book was written during the 1838-1839 session of Professor Hercules Scott's lectures and contains 125 closely written pages.

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The first few folios have come loose from binding.

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Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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Preferred citation: Lewis Jack's lecture notes on moral philosophy, MS-2-94, SF Box 23, Folder 1, Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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