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Part of the papers of the family of Forbes of Culloden.

Identifier: MSS.2961-2974


  • Creation: 17th century-18th century.

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14 Volumes

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Custodial History

The papers were sold at Sotheby's, 18 April 1932. They were bought by the National Library of Scotland with the aid of the Reid Fund.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, 1932.

Separated Materials

See also Ch.1642-2040.


Much of the material has been printed in ‘Culloden papers’ (London, 1815), and ‘More Culloden papers’, edited by Duncan Warrand, (Inverness, 1923-1930). It has also been used in George Menary, ‘The life and letters of Duncan Forbes of Culloden, Lord President’ (London, 1936).
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Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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