The contents are as follows:
Fair copy, 1686-1689, of ‘Diplomatum veterum collectio’, being Richard Augustine Hay’s transcripts of charters and other formal documents contained in cartularies of mediaeval Scottish religious houses and the archives of the city of Edinburgh, volume 1. (Adv.MS.34.1.10(i));
Register of the Chapel Royal of Stirling, written, circa 1537, by John Lambert, prebendary of the Chapel, containing copies of papal bulls and other documents, 1501-1537 (Adv.MS.34.1.5);
Abbreviated version, circa 1450 x 1480, of ‘Scotichronicon’ by Walter Bower (Adv.MS.35.1.7);
‘Epistolæ Regum Scotorum’, a register of correspondence of state, including contemporary copies of royal letters, 1505-1545 (Adv.MS.35.5.9A);
‘Registrum vetus’ of Glasgow Cathedral, 13th cent (Dep.221/47).