Papers of the 2nd Marquess of Tweeddale concerning public affairs. Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Level of Description


  • 1702-1711, undated. (Creation)


  • 98 Leaves (Whole)



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  • Conditions Governing Use

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  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows:

    (i) Memorial, [1703], for Dr Richard Waddell, Archdeacon of St. Andrews (folio 1);

    (ii) Report, 1704, of the Commissioners for Examining the Public Accounts (folio 5);

    (iii) ‘Ane abreviat of the customes from November 1702 to November 1704' (folio 17);

    (iv) Representation, 13 June 1704, of the Duke of Queensberry and the Earl of Cromarty to the Queen on behalf of Sir Andrew Forrester (folio 19);

    (v) Copy of instructions, 1704, to the Earl of Seafield (folio 21);

    (vi) Papers, 1704-1705, concerning the Duke of Argyll’s gifts (folio 24);

    (vii) List of fees and pensions granted by the Queen to officers of state and others, 1705 (folio 28);

    (viii) Rentals of Crown property in Scotland, 1705-1711, with an 'Abbreviat of the certain Crown Revenue of Scotland as it was in the reign of King Charles the 2d’ (folio 52);

    (ix) Representation, 1705, to the Lord Chancellor for Robert Douglas and Sir Archibald Steuart of Burray (folio 50);

    (x) Memorial, 1708, for the Duke of Atholl (folio 52);

    (xi) 'List of seamen in the north ferry to be examined as to the running of the brandy out of the Swedish ship', 1708 (folio 54);

    (xii) ‘An establishment or list containing payments to be made for civil affairs… Scotland', 1709 (folio 55);

    (xiii) 'The history of the impeachment or the nations run mad. A new ballad', [1710] (folio 37);

    (xiv) Miscellaneous political papers, 1702-1711, undated (folio 59).

  • Arrangement

    98 folios.