Papers concerning the claim of Henry Scrymgeour Wedderburn of Wedderburn to the Earldom of Dundee. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
Adv.MS.26.1.11
Level of Description
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Dates

  • 16th century-17th century, 1843. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    190 folios. Folio.

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Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    The papers consist of a genealogical table, and draft statements and opinion by John Riddell, 1843, and undated (folios 1-160), extracts made apparently in 1846 of 16th- and 17th-century public records relating to members of the family (folios 161-179), and a small miscellany of other papers (folios 180-190).

  • Bibliography

    Maidment, John. ‘The Riddell Papers: a Catalogue of the Annotated Books and Manuscripts of the late John Riddell, Esq., Advocate` (privately printed, Edinburgh, 1863): RC 53.

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