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Papers of Andrew Stuart, the second son of Archibald Stuart, of Torrance, Writer to the Signet., 1649-1800.

Identifier: MSS.5346-5404

Scope and Contents

Andrew Stuart was a noted lawyer and politician. As lawyer he acted as agent for some important Scottish noble families, in particular the Dukes of Hamilton; as politician he represented Lanarkshire in Parliament, and was a member of the Board of Trade in Lord North's administration. The papers here are almost entirely of a legal and personal nature.


  • Creation: 1649-1800.

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59 Volumes

Separated Materials

For other papers of Andrew Stuart, see MSS.8250-8325.

Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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