The contents are as follows:
(i) Accounts of expenses, 1686, of the Earl and Countess of Roxburghe (folio 1);
(ii) Notes to tradesmen, April 1686 (folio 3);
(iii) Freight bill, May 1686, for goods from London to Leith (folio 8);
(iv) Accounts, October 1689, of furnishings and household goods to be sent to London, or bought or hired in London (folio 9);
(v) 'The charge of David Halon book', 1689-1690 (folio 18).
(vi) Monthly lists, 1689-1691, of expenses at London and Tunbridge Wells (folio 20);
(vii) Summaries, 1689-1690, of the accounts of David Allan, butler (folio 136);
(viii) Bills for bread, wine and beer, 1690 (folio 140);
(ix) Bill and receipts for pictures, 1690 (folio 177).