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Papers concerning the army and military affairs., 1694-1900, undated.

Identifier: MSS.17505-17508

Scope and Contents

The majority of the papers concern recruitment, especially by press, the raising of Highland companies in the 1750s, and the affairs of the regiments (35th and 32nd Foot) commanded by Generals Henry and John Fletcher. Also covered are the military establishment in Scotland, Leith Barracks, the military road from Dumbarton to Inverary, proposals for a Scots militia, and promotions.


  • Creation: 1694-1900, undated.

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4 Volumes

Repository Details

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

Archives and Manuscript Division
National Library of Scotland
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