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Family papers of the Stuarts of Castlemilk and the Stuarts of Torrance.

Identifier: MSS.8190-8462


  • Creation: 1540-1945.

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273 Volumes ; Except where specially noted, each volume contains papers of various sizes, folio and under.

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The papers are arranged as follows:

MSS.8190-8249. Castlemilk and Torrance papers. MSS.8250-8325. Andrew Stuart’s papers. MSS.8326-8455. James Stuart’s papers. MSS.8456-8462. Basil Cochrane’s papers.

Custodial History

Certain items, previously deposited by the owner in the Scottish Record office, were transferred and now form part of this collection. For an inventory of these, see MS.8208.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented, 1961, by Madam Stuart Stevenson, Edinburgh, in continuation of her previous gift.

Separated Materials

This is a continuation of the papers already catalogued, MSS.5320-5404 and Ch.4549-4762.

For charters and other formal documents, see Ch.7713-8429.

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