Papers of the family of Foulis of Ravelston and Woodhall. Edit

Summary

Identifier
MSS.6141-6155

Dates

  • 1655-1891. (Creation)

Extents

  • 15 Volumes (Whole)

Subjects

Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bought, 1936.

  • Custodial History

    The papers were bought by the National Library of Scotland with the aid of the Reid Fund.

  • Scope and Contents

    Sir William Foulis, 8th Baronet, married in 1843 Henrietta Ramage Liston, the great niece and heiress of Sir Robert Liston, the diplomatist. He then assumed the additional name of Liston before his own.

  • Arrangement

    The papers are divided into correspondence, volumes of legal and estate papers, and accounts.

  • Bibliography

    The two account-books (MSS.6153-6154) are those that were missing from the series edited and printed by A W C Hallen in ‘The account book of Sir John Foulis of Ravelston, 1671-1707’ (Scottish History Society, 1894).

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