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Estate papers, legal documents and personal and household financial papers of the family of Cameron of Fassifearn.

Identifier: Acc.9174/1-46

Scope and Contents

Thepapers comprise letters of and to members of the Cameron of Fassifern family (chiefly John Cameron of Fassifern, Sir Ewen Cameron of Fassifern and Sir Duncan Cameron of Fassifern, and, to a lesser extent, Sir Ewen Cameron of Lochiel and Donald Cameron of Lochiel), estate and household papers, legal deeds and accounts and other papers concerning Lieutenant Colonel John Cameron and his regiment, the 92nd Foot. A miscellaneous section includes inventories of furniture and books at Fassifern House in the 1730s and a plan of the House itself. While the bulk of the papers date from the late 17th century to the mid 19th century, there is also a small amount of late 19th century papers concerning the family's Callart estate.


  • Creation: 1643-1901, undated.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, 1986, by Lorn M Macintyre, Priormuir.

Related Materials

Acc.11137. Letters and legal and business papers of the Camerons of Fassiefern. Acc.11910. Correspondence and papers, concerning the family of Cameron of Fassiefern. Acc.12341. Papers mostly concerning the prosecution and imprisonment of John Cameron of Fassifern.

Related Materials

Further Cameron of Fassifern papers are held at the Scottish Record Office, listed as GD1/736. The Dunstaffnage collection there also contains Cameron papers, listed as GD 202.

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