The contents are as follows.
(i) Inventories, 1712, 1761, of Douglas papers in the Douglas charter chest and elsewhere. (Folio 1.)
(ii) Copies and extracts, 1761-1762, of Douglas charters, 1321-1633. Many of these were printed from the originals by Sir William Fraser in ‘The Douglas book’, volume iii; only those charters not printed in this work have been indexed. (Folio 44.)
(iii) Copies and extracts, 1761-1762, of Douglas deeds and writs, 1588-1707. (Folio 105.)