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Microfilm of papers of James Augustus Grant and his family.

Identifier: Mf.Sec.MSS.928

Scope and Contents

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).


  • Creation: 19th century-[?1913].

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Existence and Location of Originals

509 frames (entire reel).

Existence and Location of Originals

MSS.17933, 17940-17944.

National Library of Scotland Catalogue of Manuscripts
National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division
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Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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