Minto family wills and settlements. Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Level of Description


  • 1829-1858. (Creation)


  • 131 Leaves (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    131 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows. (i) Two autograph copies of the Countess of Minto's will, February 1829 (folio 1); (ii) Copies of the 2nd Earl of Minto's will and codicils, with related papers and memoranda, 1852, 1858, largely in his own hand (folio 8); (iii) Autograph will of Lady Harriet Elliot, sister of the 2nd Earl, and other papers relating to the settlement of her estate, 1825 (folio 43); (iv) Correspondence and papers, 1825, relating to the marriage settlement of Lady Catherine Elliot and (Sir) John Peter Boileau (folio 75); (v) Letters and papers, 1838, relating to the marriage settlement of Lady Mary Elliot and Ralph Abercromby (2nd Baron Dunfermline) (folio 104); (vi) Letters, 1848, concerning the marriage settlement of Lady Elizabeth Elliot and the Honourable Frederick Romilly (folio 118). (vii) Letters, 1844, relating to the marriage settlement of William, 3rd Earl of Minto (folio 128).