The contents are as follows:
(i) Letters, 1673-1907 (folio 1);
(ii) Rentals of the estates of Glassford, 1662-1682, Fossoway, 1756-1757, and Torrance, 1796-1799 (folio 18);
(iii) Inventory of Torrance papers, 1799 (folio 53);
(iv) Accounts, 1670-1680, 1712, undated (folio 61), and other financial papers, 1672-1734, undated (folio 78), chiefly concerning the estates of Glassford (of which James Stuart of Torrance was chamberlain) and Torrance;
(v) Miscellaneous memoranda, 1671-1726, undated concerning Torrance and Glassford (folio 109);
(vi) Papers concerning Castlemilk, 1784-1797 (folio 120);
(vii) Papers concerning an excambion between the estates of Torrance and Blantyre, 1673-1680 (folio 142).