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


MS.17887 [Mf.MSS.184]


  • 1750-1802. (Creation)


  • 1 Reels (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • 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.

  • 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.