The contents are as follows.
(i) Financial papers of the Scotts of Chapel, 1678-1712 (folio 1);
(ii) Financial papers of Francis Scott of Alton, 1713-1722, chiefly concerning his dealings with William Hunter, minister of Lilliesleaf, and his family (folio 43);
(iii) Miscellaneous legal deeds and pleadings, 1667-1811 (folio 66);
(iv) Inventories of writs chiefly relating to Shielswood in Minto and East Moriston near Earlston, 1668-1862, undated (folio 98).