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Papers of Frederick Walter Ferrier Noel-Paton as Director-General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics of India.

Identifier: Adv.MSS.85.1.1-85.1.14

Scope and Contents

Of the fourteen volumes in the series, twelve are typescript `tour diaries’ with appendices of various documents and printed items, and the remaining two volumes are an address book and an index volume.


  • Creation: 1907-1913.


0.00 Linear metres (14 volumes. Folio.)

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Custodial History

The collection was presented to the Advocates’ Library in 1916 by Mrs Frederick Walter Ferrier Noel-Paton.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented, 1925, by the Faculty of Advocates to the nation on the foundation of the National Library of Scotland.

Related Materials

A further eleven volumes of Paton’s reports concerning agriculture are in the India Office Library (MSS.Ear.D.842).

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Repository Details

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