The contents are as follows:
(i) Minutes, 1804-1807, of the tutors (guardians, curators) of Murdoch Maclaine of Lochbuy (succeeded 1804). As well as the record of their discussions on estate business, the minutes include copies of letters, a report, 1806, by Robert Reid, surveyor, Perth (folio 13 verso), and statement of accounts, 1806 (folio 21 verso).
(ii) Letter-book, May, 1816-January, 1817, of a lawyer named Maclean, probably Donald Maclean of Drimnin, Writer to the Signet (father-in-law of Murdoch Maclaine of Lochbuy). The letters give a detailed picture of the legal, financial and business affairs being dealt with by him. There is an index of persons at the end. This portion of the volume was paginated by the clerks who copied the letters.