Miscellaneous papers of the Dunlop family. Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Level of Description


  • 1635-20th century. (Creation)


  • 151 Leaves (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows:

    (i) Birth-brieve, 1635, of Isabel Hay, daughter of Francis, 9th Earl of Erroll (folio 1);

    (ii) Part of 'A memorial of the most rare and wonderful thingis in Scotland', 17th century, concerning Orkney (folio 12);

    (iii) Letters, circa 1641-1642, to Charles I on political matters (folio 14);

    (iv) Translations, 20th century, of documents concerning William More, a preacher, 1648 (folio 18);

    (v) Keys to ciphers, ?1698 (folio 23);

    (vi) Records, 1666-1729, of the court of the barony of Ballikinrain (folio 31);

    (vii) Report of the battle of Alexandria, 1801, and related papers (folio 41);

    (viii) 'Observations on national diplomacy', eighteenth century (folio 46);

    (ix) Copies of addresses, 1658-1863, including an open letter of William Dunlop ('Teegur Wull') to the Huron militia (folio 54);

    (x) Excerptstracts from diaries, 1812-1840, including some 'from the journal of a Subalterns wife written in Canada', 1812-1814 (folio 62);

    (xi) Printed and manuscript poems, 1715-1879 (folio 85);

    (xii) Notices of marriages and deaths, 1834-1937, undated (folio 99);

    (xiii) Miscellaneous items, 1804-1907, including papers of Alexander Graham Dunlop, 1860-1878, and a memorandum concerning and plan of Gairbraid estate, 1907 (folio 118).

  • Arrangement

    151 folios.