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Papers titled, 'Sir Gilbert Elliot's Memoranda and Notes - Political'., 1751-1770, 1896.

Identifier: MS.11032

Scope and Contents

These comprise of bound papers, 1754-1770, with a list of contents by the Honourable George F S Elliot, 1896. The last item described in this list of contents, 'A Chronicle of political events - 1751-1763 - in Sir Gilbert Elliot's handwriting', is noted as not having been bound but inserted loose in the cover of the volume, and is now missing.


  • Creation: 1751-1770, 1896.

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99 Leaves

Language of Materials

From the Fonds: Undetermined


99 folios. The papers were received bound.


Many of the other bound papers are used and quoted by G F S Elliot, 'The Border Elliots and the Family of Minto' (Edinburgh, 1897), pages 363-368, 393-398, 401-402, 406-408. See also L B Namier, 'England in the age of the American Revolution', 2nd edition, (London, 1961), pages 104-107; and N S Jucker (editor), 'The Jenkinson papers, 1760- 1766' (London, 1949), pages 367-377.

Repository Details

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