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Correspondence and papers of and concerning Sir Charles Dalrymple, 5th Baronet of Kilkerran., 1816-1857, undated.

Identifier: MSS.25500-25530

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Sir Charles Dalrymple Fergusson (1800-1849), was the eldest son of Sir James Fergusson, 4th Baronet of Kilkerran, and Jean, second daughter of Lord Hailes. He inherited Newhailes in 1838 on the death of his aunt, Christian Dalrymple, when he assumed the additional surname of Dalrymple. Sir Charles was admitted Advocate in 1822, and in 1829 married Helen, daughter of David Boyle of Shewalton, Lord President of the Court of Session.


  • Creation: 1816-1857, undated.

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31 Volumes

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The papers are arranged as follows. MS.25500. Correspondence and miscellaneous papers MSS. 25501-25502. Diaries MS.25503. Accounts MSS.25504-25521. Notebooks MSS.25522-25524. Correspondence of Lady Helen Dalrymple Fergusson MSS.25525-25526. Papers of Helen Fergusson MSS.25527-25530. Papers of Anne Fergusson

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