Inventory of the means and estate of Francis Charteris, afterwards (1787) de jure Earl of Wemyss, given up by his Tutors (Helen Charteris, nee Swinton, his matemal grandmother, and others), perhaps on the death of his grandfather, Colonel Francis Charteris, in 1732. Edit

Summary

Identifier
MS.3928

Dates

  • [1732, or after.] (Creation)

Extents

  • 26 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, Sotheby's, 22 May 1950, lot 231.

  • Custodial History

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

  • Arrangement

    26 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The inventory includes lands, chiefly in East Lothian, bonds, and the plenishings of houses in Edinburgh and at Stonyhill and Amisfield (Newmill) in East Lothian. Among these are guns and pistols at Edinburgh and paintings at Edinburgh and Stonyhill.

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