(i) Letter, 1811, of Alexander Murray, Professor of Oriental Languages at Edinburgh, to Charles Smith, enclosing translation of a letter of Walda Selasse, Ras of Tigre, to George III. (Folio 1).
(ii) List of books and manuscripts concerning Egypt. (Folio 2).
(iii) `Memoirs of Goldoni`, Part I, Chapters 1-5. Written as autobiography. (Folios 3-50).
(iv) ‘Annals and Antiquities of Jedburgh`, Chapter 1. Apparently intended as a sequel to ‘Annals and Antiquities of Dryburgh’ (Kelso, 1828, 2nd edition 1836). (Folios 51-74).
(v) Fragment of a biography of St. Paul. (Folios 75-98).
(vi) Fragment, intended as the epilogue of a book, on the Inquisition. (Folios 99-104).
(vii) `James I of Scots`, a drama in two acts. There are two almost identical copies; the paper of the first is watermarked 1829. A much fuller version in five acts was published as ‘King James the First of Scotland’ (Kelso, 1827). (Folios 105-128, 129-152).
(viii) ‘James II, A Melo-Drama` in three acts. A longer version in five acts was published as ‘King James the Second of Scotland’ (Kelso, 1828). (Folios 153-184).
(ix) `King James the Third of Scotland, An Historical Drama in five acts`. The dedication is dated 1828. (Folios 185-266).