Manuscripts and letters of Duncan Forbes, 3rd of Culloden, and others. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.2973
Level of Description
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Dates

  • 1696-1747. (Creation)

Extents

  • 122 Leaves (Whole)

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Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    122 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows.

    (i) 'State of things... 1696', by Duncan Forbes, 3rd of Culloden, printed in ‘Culloden papers’ (London, 1815), page 317 (folio 1);

    (ii) 'Ane account of the familie of Innes', by the same, in his autograph, ?1698; a draft of a portion, corresponding to MS.2970, folios 285-292 (folio 25);

    (iii) 'Chamberland Compt Book of Farintosh, cropt 1705', etc. (folio 45);

    (iv) Modern copies of letters of Lord President Forbes and others to David Ross of Kindeace, 1733-1734, and his wife Grisel Forbes, 1737-1747; printed, with slight variations, in D Murray Rose, ‘Some Kindeace letters’, (Dingwall, [1896]) (folio 55);

    (v) James Thomson, ‘Summer’ (London, 1727), printed pages 9-24 (folio 115).

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