Letter-book of John Russell of Braidshaw, Writer to the Signet (adrnitted 1711), started in 1700 and continued until 1712, with an almost complete gap between December 1704 and January 1707, and another between November 1707 and May 1709.
Scope and Contents
The volume contains copies, drafts and summaries of his outgoing letters, and copies of legal and financial documents concerning himself and his sisters. Several letters are addressed to merchants and officials in Rotterdam (where his father had been a merchant) and in other parts of Holland.
- Creation: 1700-1712.
0.00 Linear metres (80 folios. Folio.)
Language of Materials
The volume was bought by the Advocates’ Library at the sale of D Constable (number 3002) in 1828.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Deposited, 1925, by the Faculty of Advocates.
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