Ledger containing ‘Accounts of the monies expended & the work executed on the Barony of Strathbrock’, now Uphall, belonging to the Earl of Buchan. Edit

Summary

Identifier
MS.343

Dates

  • 1768-1772, 1781-1788. (Creation)

Extents

  • 104 Leaves (Whole)

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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, 1929.

  • Custodial History

    The manuscript was bought by the National Library of Scotland with the aid of the Reid Fund.

  • Physical Description

    Parchment boards.

  • Arrangement

    i + 103 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The accounts were begun ‘by John Millar, Precentor of Uphall and School Master of the Parish, and continued by Ebenezer Faichney, Overseer to the Earl of Buchan'. They relate mainly to the estate of Kirkhill; but they include also some household and personal expenses of the Earl, who passed and signed the accounts, a summary of the enclosures on the estate of Kirkhill, 1780 (folio 26), and a list of the Statute work of the barony (folio 103).

  • Bibliography

    See the Earl of Buchan’s ‘Account of the Parish of Uphall’, in ‘Archæologia Scotica’, ‘Society of Antiquaries of Scotland’, volume i (1792), page 139.

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