The contents are as follows:
(i) An 'Essay on the change of manners in my own time, 1700-1790' by Elizabeth Mure, sister of Baron Mure (folio 1);
(ii) Memoranda written by Baron Mure at Leyden, 1740 (folio 18);
(iii) "Anecdotes relating to Scots troops in the service of the state’s General of the United Provinces" by Colonel J Stuart (folio 77);
(vi) Copy in an eighteenth-century hand of a handbill on James Crichton, 'The Admirable Crichton', printed in 1580 by Aldus Manutius, the Younger (folio 81);
(v) Heads of a sermon preached by Principal Robertson, 1778 (folio 92);
(vi) Poems on various topics (folio 94).