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Microfilm of various notebooks of the family of Fletcher of Saltoun.

Identifier: MS.17887 [Mf.MSS.184]

Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows:

(i) MS.E 111. Accounts of General Henry Fletcher as colonel of the 35th Regiment with his agents Gray and Ogilvie (later Ross and Ogilvie), 1775-1794 and 1794-1798;

(ii) MS.B 83. Labourers' wages, 1750-1765;

(iii) MS.C 203. Cottars' book, 1780-1802, detailing rents and repairs;

(iv) MS.C 204. List of letters received by Andrew Fletcher, auditor of exchequer, November 1755-April 1764, with (inverted) a list of prints;

(v) MS.K 17. Notebook of General Henry Fletcher, 1779-1784, mostly on estate matters; similar to MS.17893;

(vi) MS.109.1. Account-book of Andrew Fletcher, auditor of exchequer, 1755-1760;

(vii) MS.109.2. Saltoun crop-book, 1768-1770;

(viii) MS.109.3. Estate notebook, 1768-1774;

(ix) MS.109.5. Receipts to General Henry Fletcher and other notes on estate matters, 1779-1783;

(x) MS.109.6. Account-book of Ann Griffith, servant apparently in London, 1764-1770.


  • Creation: 1750-1802.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, 1972.

Existence and Location of Originals

The original notebooks are now in the Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.

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