The contents are as follows:
(i) Political papers, including copies of bills and Acts of Parliament (folio 1);
(ii) Papers concerning local affairs in Scotland (folio 63);
(iii) Speeches of William Mure (succeeded 1860) (folio 162);
(iv) Papers on literary and cultural subjects (folio 183);
(v) Legal paper, Officers of State for Scotland against the Chancellor of Glasgow University’ (folio 214).