Miscellaneous papers, relating chiefly to lands and families of Angus, several accompanied by modern transcripts. Edit




  • 1550-1855, undated. (Creation)


  • 145 Items (Whole)



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    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Presented, 1943, with Ch.2056-2058, by an anonymous Donor.

  • Arrangement

    145 items.

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows:

    (i) Papers, 1626-1686, undated, relating to the lands of Ardoch and Craigo in the Parish of Logie-Montrose (numbers 1-42);

    (ii) Papers, 1550, 1591, relating to Fullartoun of Ardoch (numbers 43-45);

    (iii) Correspondence, 1668-1759, of David Carnegy of Craigo and his descendants (numbers 46-53);

    (iv) Letters and papers, 1612-1726, of the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Earls of Kellie (numbers 54-63), including 'En acouent of Lady Marey Areskens cloethes that Lady Betey has in her poseshon' (number 62);

    (v) Correspondence and memorials of Robert Arbuthnott, Auditor of the Revenue (numbers 64-97), with a letter of John, 5th Viscount of Arbuthnott, 1739 (number 98);

    (vi) Letters, 1815, 1817-1818, of Sir John Gladstone, Baronet, to James Crawfurd McLeod, son of Donald McLeod of Geanies (numbers 99-106);

    (vii) Letters of Duncan Cameron, Writer to Signet (afterwards 2nd Baronet of Fassifern), to Robert Scott, Writer, Edinburgh, on Cameron of Lochiel's affairs, with two letters of Lochiel, 1817-1819, undated (numbers 107-116);

    (viii) Miscellaneous papers, 1600-1855, undated, including: a letter, 1600, of the attainted Earl of Westmorland to James VI, offering his services (number 117); "A refutation of the ‘Information frome the Estaits of the Kingdome of Scotland to the Kingdome of England’ ([Edinburgh, 1640])", undated (number 120); 'Memorial for James Macrae, Esqr., of Holmains', relating to the duel in which he killed Sir George Ramsay, Baronet, 1790 (number 125); route of the 1st Battalion, 38th Regiment, from Lisbon to Corunna, 14 October 1808-11 January 1809, with embarkation-states of the regiment on proceeding to Walcheren, 16 July 1809, and on returning, 6 December 1809 (number 127); account, circa 1808, by Robert Tod, surgeon, of his educational career (number 128); printed matter, 1848, relating to the Communion office used in the Episcopal Church in Scotland, and appeal, undated, of the Episcopalian Clergy against being debarred from taking benefices, etc., in England and Ireland (numbers 136-139); and single letters of General Humphrey Bland, 1747 (number 123), Henry Dundas, Viscount Melville, 1796 (number 126), and Sir Robert Dundas, Baronet of Beechwood, 1809 (number 129).