Papers titled, 'Sir Gilbert Elliot's Memoranda and Notes - Political'. Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Level of Description


  • 1751-1770, 1896. (Creation)


  • 99 Leaves (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    99 folios. The papers were received bound.

  • 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.

  • Bibliography

    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.