Miscellaneous papers, mostly relating to Jacobites. Edit


Component Unique Identifier
MS.6290, folios 3-134
Level of Description


  • 1693-1825, undated. (Creation)


  • 132 Leaves (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bought, 1946.

  • Scope and Contents

    The papers include: a copy of a declaration, 1693, of James II to his Jacobite subjects, after his flight (folio 3); political verse, early 17th and 18th centuries (folio 5); copies of two speeches in the Scottish Parliament, 1702, one anonymous, concerning Presbyterian government (folio 18), and one by the Duke of Hamilton, signifying his retirement from Parliament (folio 19); a list, 1715, of clan chiefs, showing their political allegiances (folio 20); a copy of a letter, 1715, written by Viscount Kenmure the day before his execution (folio 22); two Treasury warrants, 1740, 1755 (folio 24); material, undated, for a bibliography of Jacobite pamphlets (folio 34); and extracts, undated, from newspapers and books, including portraits, mostly relating to executed Jacobites and to the children of George II (folio 125).