Ledger kept by a lawyer active in both Aberdeen and Edinburgh. Edit

Summary

Identifier
MS.14195

Dates

  • 1793-1808. (Creation)

Extents

  • 140 Leaves (Whole)

Subjects

Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Scope and Contents

    The lawyer can probably be identified as John Gordon of Avochie, Writer to the Signet. His ledger reflects business interests which range over several estates in Aberdeenshire and Banffshire and which include the details of the purchase of a house in West Heriot Row, Edinburgh in 1806.

  • Arrangement

    iii folios + 274 pages.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Presented, 1952, by Tods, Murray and Jamieson, Writer to the Signet.

Components