Legal, financial and other papers concerning James Augustus Grant. Edit


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  • 1827-1913, undated. (Creation)


  • 126 Leaves (Whole)



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    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    126 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows. (i) Papers concerning James Augustus Grant's service in India, 1853-1884, undated, supplementary to MS.17908, folios 50-108, including a list of property lost during the Mutiny and general statements of his service (folio 1); (ii) Papers concerning Africa, undated, supplementary to MS.17922, including a list of the contents of John Hanning Speke's cases at Zanzibar and a copy of an agreement between Alexander Low Bruce and James Augustus Grant junior concerning the estate of Magomero, Malawi. (folio 12); (iii) Accounts and other financial papers, 1852-1913. (folio 26); (iv) Legal papers, 1827-1890, including a disposition by Alexander Grant, minister of Cawdor, to his sons George and James, a state of the teinds of Nairn in 1837, and papers concerning the Reverend Peter Mackenzie, minister of Urquhart (see also Ch.15229-15230) (folio 58); (v) Miscellaneous papers, 1872-1892 undated, including a sketch by James Augustus Grant, a paper 'A Glimpse of the Battlefields of 1870-1’, and an extract minute of the Royal Geographical Society on his death (folio 107).