According to a letter, 1896, of Charles Dalton, editor of ‘English Army lists’ (folio i), the papers throw additional light on the history of the regiment.
(i) Assignation by Archibald Douglas, Earl of Angus, of the arrears due to him as Colonel of the Scots Regiment in France, 1653 (folio i);
(ii) The complaints of some officers and soldiers in the Regiment against the Lieutenant-Colonel William Cleland (draft and copy), 1689 (folios 8-12);
(iii) Accounts for provisions, etc., and papers relating to the financial affairs of James, Earl of Angus (killed at Steenkerke, 1692), while Colonel of the regiment, 1691-1694 (folio 14);
(iv) Papers relating to the financial claims of the widow of Lieutenant-Colonel John Fullarton (killed at Steenkerke), 1694-1696 (folio 36); for the Fullartons, see Charles Dalton's letter (folio i).