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Pocket-book of Sir John Gordon of Invergordon, containing a digest of ten pocket-books of memoranda.

Identifier: MS.108

Scope and Contents

The subjects include a family pedigree with chart and blazonings, accounts of income and expenditure, estate accounts and other business, receipts from the Principality of Scotland, prices, journeys, from Edinburgh to London, politics and elections, household recipes, verses.


  • Creation: 1754-1759.

Conditions Governing Access

Normal access conditions apply.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.


239 Leaves ; Quarto.

Language of Materials



ii + 237 folios.

Other Finding Aids

There is a list of contents at the beginning, of which pages 1-9 are missing.

Custodial History

The pocket-book was bought by the National Library of Scotland with the aid of the Reid Fund.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, 1928.

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Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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