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Political papers of Patrick Chalmers of Auldbar (died 1854), who contested Montrose district of burghs unsuccessfully in 1832, and was returned as Member of Parliament for the constituency at the next election in 1835, resigning in 1842., 1830-1836.

Identifier: MS.15467

Scope and Contents

The volume contains: (i) Election papers and addresses, 1832 (folio 1); (ii) Printed parliamentary papers with manuscript notes, including lists of members; copies of Acts etc. (folio 21); (iii) Papers concerning reform (folio 75); (iv) Papers, 1836, concerning the Scotch Municipal Bill (folio 84); (v) Papers, 1831-1836, concerning the Hypothec Bill (folio 88); (vi) Papers, 1836-1837, concerning the Salmon Fisheries Bill (folios 162); (vii) Papers concerning prisons (folio 178); (viii) Papers concerning roads (folio 182); (ix) Miscellaneous political papers (folio 209).


  • Creation: 1830-1836.

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239 Leaves


239 folios.

Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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