Miscellaneous papers relating to the MacLeods of Geanies. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.19308
Level of Description
File

Dates

  • 1672-early 20th century. (Creation)

Extents

  • 110 Leaves (Whole)

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Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    110 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The papers include a letter of 1672 from Kenneth Mackenzie of Suddie to David Corbat of Ballingall (folio 1), and genealogical tables and notes of the MacLeods of Assynt and Geanies, 1739 to early 20th century (folio 2). Also, correspondence of William Palmer and his wife, Mary, sister to Margaret Crawford the wife of Donald MacLeod, 3rd of Geanies, 1796-1824. The letters are chiefly from George and James Crawford and discuss the dispute between the two brothers over the finances of the house of Crawford, Rotterdam. There are also two letters from the authoress Hester Lynch Piozzi (folio 71).

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