Papers of the family of Dundas of Dundas. Edit




  • 16th century-1924. (Creation)


  • 0.00 Linear metres (Whole)
    190 volumes + 1 box. Various sizes, folio and under, except where otherwise noted.



  • Scope and Contents

    The papers, with some exceptions, have been arranged in the following categories:

    Adv.MSS.80.1.1-80.1.18: Correspondence.

    80.2.1-80.2.66: Financial papers.

    80.3.1-80.3.57: Account books.

    80.4.1-80.4.16: Miscellaneous estate papers.

    80.5.1-80.5.6: Legal papers.

    80.6.1-80.6.14: Notes and notebooks of George Dundas of Dundas, Advocate.

    80.7.1-80.7.14: Miscellaneous papers and books.

    The main exceptions are as follows. Correspondence directly relating to the estate accounts and included in numbered series of vouchers has not been removed. Correspondence concerning legal actions has been similarly treated. Formal documents relating to legal processes have been kept with the series of which they form part, and have not been classified as charters. For charters relating to the family, see Ch.B.41-1349.

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  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

  • Custodial History

    The papers were bought by the Advocates’ Library in 1925.