The papers concern:
(i) The Coupar of Gogar Baronetcy case, 1773-1775 (folio 1);
(ii) The affairs of Sir George Colebrooke, 1784-1785 (folio 95);
(iii) Miscellaneous political and personal matters, 1727-1797 (folio 159);
(iv) Peter Stuart, a Scots soldier in the service of the King of France, 1747-1779 (folio 285);
(v) The Glasgow Dearth, 1800 (folio 304).