Copies of correspondence and papers concerning a dispute between Colonel (later Major-General) Charles Ross and Lieutenant-General Robert Boyd. Edit

Summary

Identifier
Adv.MS.32.3.1

Dates

  • 1778-1780. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    241 pages + 11 inverted folios. Octavo.

Subjects

Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    Both officers belonged to the 39th Foot which was then stationed in Gibraltar. The papers, which are not in chronological order, include letters to and from George Elliot, the Governor, extracts from regimental orders, and Ross`s own comments on the affair.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Presented, 1925, by the Faculty of Advocates to the nation on the foundation of the National Library of Scotland.

  • Custodial History

    The papers were bought by the Advocates’ Library in 1828.

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