(i) Letters of, among others:
Alexander Leslie, 1st Earl of Leven, to Charles X of Sweden, 1659, asking for help in the defence of his estates;
James, 2nd Earl of Airlie, to Sir David Ogilvy of Inverquharity, 1672, on financial matters;
various persons to Alexander Mundell, economist, 1798, 1806, 1811, on legal business;
Sir George Steuart Mackenzie to William Dundas, 1802, on the appointment of ministers to Gareloch and Applecross;
Robert Ogle to Joseph Hume, M.P., on the `improper exercise of the office of Lord Advocate during the past 30 years`;
Sir Robert Dundas to John Robins, 1829-1830, on Viscount Melville`s debt;
Thomas Cadell to William Blackwood, 1830, on a Trade Dinner Sale;
the Earl of Minto to Lord Melbourne, and of the Reverend David Aitken to Minto, 1831, on the appointment to the chair of Church History at Edinburgh; and,
Alexander Blackwood to Samuel Warren, 1834, on the proposed re-publication of an article on the Local Courts Bill.
Poems of Robert Hogg and John Nevay. (Folios 1-36).
(ii) Letters to George Chalmers, the antiquary, from:
Gilbert Buchanan, 1796, on Shakespeare;
William Anderson, 1796, on literary and historical matters;
John Craigie, 1806, on Sir David Lindsay;
Elizabeth Ogilvy Benger, 1810, on Miss Campbell; and,
Harry Lumsden, 1812, on the Middleton family.
Notes of George Chalmers and others on Zacharie Boyd`s poems, on Sir George Buc, on Nathaniel Bacon, on the Celtic topography of Scotland, on Sir Balthazar Gerbier, and on the Corbet family. (Folios 37-79.)
(iii) Notes of George Chalmers on the early history of the Stewart family. (Folios 80-105.)