Manuscript containing minutes, 1804-1807, of the tutors of Murdoch Maclaine of Lochbuy (succeeded 1804) and letter book, 1816-January 1817, of a lawyer named Maclean, probably Donald Maclean of Drimnin, Writer to the Signet, and father-in-law of Murdoch Maclaine of Lochbuy). Edit

Summary

Identifier
MS.20758

Dates

  • 1804-1817. (Creation)

Extents

  • 272 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 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.

  • Index

    There is an index of persons at the end.

  • Arrangement

    23 folios + 450 pages (197, 220, 245 repeated) + xxiv (inverted) folios.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bought, 1960.

  • Custodial History

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

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