The contents are as follows:
Legal, financial and other papers, [?1827-?1913], concerning James Augustus Grant (MS.17933);
'Private Copy' of 'Memoranda' (no publisher, undated) by James Augustus Grant, [1880, or after] (MS.17940);
Pedigrees of James Augustus Grant's family and others (Chisholm, Cuthbert, Fraser, Mackintosh, etc.) connected to it by marriage, written in an unidentified hand, with notes by Grant himself, ?19th century (MS.17941);
Correspondence, [?1871-?1891], and papers, [?1872-?1889], concerning James Augustus Grant's genealogical researches (MS.17942);
Papers,[?1863-?1913], relating to property, chiefly the estate of Househill, Nairn, acquired by James Augustus Grant following his retiral from the army, and its water supply (MS.17943);
Letters to and papers concerning, [?1823-?1871], Sir Peter Laurie, Lord Mayor of London and grand-uncle of James Augustus Grant's wife, and his family (MS.17944).