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Collection name. Hay of Yester papers

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Hay of Yester

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence and papers of the Marquesses of Tweeddale, formerly preserved at Yester House.

Identifier: MSS.7001-7120
Scope and Contents The collection consists largely of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century correspondence. The chief correspondents are the members of the family most active in public life, and their letters are on the whole more concerned with public than with personal affairs, though there is some discussion of family matters in the seventeenth-century letters. The most important and extensive correspondence is that of the 1st Marquess of Tweeddale, which dates from 1660 to 1697, and covers most of his...
Dates: 1550-1876, undated.

Papers of the Hays of Yester formerly preserved at Yester House.

Identifier: MSS.14401-14827
Scope and Contents The papers catalogued here are especially rich in political material, 17th century-19th century, in estate and local affairs correspondence and papers, 16th century-20th century, in financial and legal material, 15th century-20th century, and in personal, household and estate accounts, 17th century-19th century. There is material concerning India in the correspondence and papers of the 8th, 9th and 10th Marquesses of Tweeddale, and concerning the Peninsular War in the correspondence and...
Dates: 1486-mid 20th century, undated.