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Correspondence and papers of and concerning the family of Anderson of St. Germains and their descendants, being chiefly the correspondence of Warren Hastings Anderson (died 1875), son of David Anderson of St. Germains (1751-1825).

Identifier: MSS.14842-14847

Scope and Contents

Warren Hastings Anderson entered the merchant house of his uncle, Robert Anderson and Company, St. Andrew's Square, Edinburgh, in 1813, becoming a partner in 1818. From then until the 1850s he spent most of his life in Italy and France engaged in trade, finally retiring to Bowerhouse near Dunbar. Family, personal and legal material predominates in this collection.


  • Creation: 1792-mid 20th century.

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6 Volumes ; Folio and under.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, 1973.

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