Papers, chiefly political, of the 4th Marquess of Tweeddale. Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Level of Description


  • 1422-1444. (Creation)


  • 217 Leaves (Whole)



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  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows:

    (i) Papers, 1722-1734, concerning the election of Scottish representative peers (folio 1);

    (ii) Notes, undated, of speeches to be made in the House of Lords (folio 69);

    (iii) Papers, 1717-1744, being largely accounts, concerning Scottish Customs, Excise, Crown revenue, and offices (folio 90);

    (iv) Papers, 1742, concerning Glasgow brewers and the Excise (folio 159);

    (v) Copies of papers, 1735-1740, concerning the petition to the Treasury of Sir John Anstruther, Baronet, of Anstruther, concerning feus and teinds in the parish of Newburn (folio 198);

    (vi) Copies of papers, circa 1742, concerning Orkney and Shetland, being a memorial for the inhabitants of the islands and 'Remarks and observations on the Bill now depending in favour of the Earl of Morton’ with related papers (folio 206).

  • Arrangement

    217 folios.