The contents are as follows:
(i) A memorandum of observations on a draft of part of ‘Genealogical History’ by Andrew Stuart (folio 1);
(ii) Extracts from Scottish and French printed books (including ‘Historia Majoris Britanniae’ by John Major (Paris, 1521), ‘Collections’ by James Dalrymple (Edinburgh, 1705), ‘Dictionnaire Historique’ by Louis Moréri (Lyon, 1674), and ‘Chroniques’ by Enguerrand de Monstrelet (Paris, 1470) (folio 61);
(iii) Extracts from manuscript material in French archives (including the Trésor des Chartes) (folio 134);
(iv) Correspondence and miscellaneous items (folio 160).