Letter-book of John Russell of Braidshaw, Writer to the Signet (adrnitted 1711), started in 1700 and continued until 1712, with an almost complete gap between December 1704 and January 1707, and another between November 1707 and May 1709. Edit

Summary

Identifier
Adv.MS.25.3.9

Dates

  • 1700-1712. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    80 folios. Folio.

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Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    The volume contains copies, drafts and summaries of his outgoing letters, and copies of legal and financial documents concerning himself and his sisters. Several letters are addressed to merchants and officials in Rotterdam (where his father had been a merchant) and in other parts of Holland.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Deposited, 1925, by the Faculty of Advocates.

  • Custodial History

    The volume was bought by the Advocates’ Library at the sale of D Constable (number 3002) in 1828.

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