The contents are as follows:
(i) Papers, 1746-1759, concerning Andrew Stuart's legal training, including his contract of apprenticeship, and his admission to the Society of Writers to the Signet (folio 1);
(ii) Inventories, 1767-1787, of personal and household possessions (folio 12).
(iii) Catalogues and lists of books, 1771-1783 (folio 54).
(iv) Accounts of household expenses, 1775-1777 (folio 92).
(v) Accounts of horse and carriage expenses, 1777-1782 (folio 106).
(vi) Accounts of household expenses, 1782 (folio 128).
(vii) Miscellaneous papers, 1748-1791, including miscellaneous accounts, the birth certificate of Christian Anne, Andrew Stuart's daughter, and medical recipes (folio 165).