Correspondence and papers chiefly of and concerning the family of Dr Angus Macdonald. Edit


Component Unique Identifier
MS.14841, folios 1-131
Level of Description


  • 1744-1825, undated. (Creation)


  • 131 Leaves (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Related Materials

    For other letters to Angus Macdonald of Gellovie, see MS.14855, folios 28-31.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bought, Sotheby’s, 17 June 1974, lot 167.

  • Scope and Contents

    Included are letters of Angus Macdonald to his father, Angus Macdonald of Gellovie (succeeded 1744), letters of the Chevalier de Johnstone and his son concerning the Merkland of Moffat to Dr Angus Macdonald, letters of Christian Dundas and her brother, Henry (later 1st Viscount Melville), to Anne Ord, letters of Walter Boyd, the financier, Sir Walter Farquhar, the physician, and Charles Butler, the Catholic leader, to Dr Angus Macdonald, and genealogical and devotional papers.