Hew Dalrymple 1652-1737
Sir Hew DALRYMPLE, 1st bart, 1652-1737
Third son of James Dalrymple, first Viscount Stair (1619–1695). Graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1671, followed by study at the University of Leiden. Admitted into practice as an advocate in 1677. He was elected to the Scottish Parliament in 1690 and became dean of the Faculty of Advocates in 1694 where he was involved in the establishment of the Advocates Library. In 1698 he was created a baronet in the baronetage of Nova Scotia and appointed president of the Court of Session.
Used an engraved bookplate:
Franks 7868 Dalrymple, Sir Hew, of Northberwick, Baronet, Lord President of the Session. (3rd son of James 1st Viscount Stair ; appointed Lord President of the Court of Session and created a Baronet of Nova Scotia 1698 ; died 1737.)
Examples: University of Guelph (XS1 MS A075); National Library of Medicine (2331012R).
- Gambier Howe, E. R. J. Franks bequest: catalogue of British and American book plates bequeathed to the ... British Museum. London, 1903.
- Ford, J. D. "Dalrymple, Sir Hew, first baronet, Lord North Berwick (1652–1737), judge and politician." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.