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Business records.

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Records generated by a commercial or industrial enterprise.

Found in 669 Collections and/or Records:

Accounts and business papers of Sir Alexander Muir Mackenzie., 1779-1821, undated.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.1215-1219
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Contains correspondence and papers of John Mackenzie, Advocate and a Principal Clerk of Session, of Cramond and later of Delvine (died 1731), his sons Alexander, Writer to the Signet and a Principal Clerk of Session (died 1737), and John, Writer to the Signet, Deputy-Keeper of the Signet (died 1778), and Alexander's grandson Sir Alexander Muir Mackenzie, 1st Baronet, Writer to the Signet (died 1835); formed a distinguished line of lawyers who were active in the affairs of their day and...
Dates: 1779-1821, undated.

Accounts and business papers of Sir Alexander Muir Mackenzie., 1782-1790.

 File
Identifier: MS.1216
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Contains correspondence and papers of John Mackenzie, Advocate and a Principal Clerk of Session, of Cramond and later of Delvine (died 1731), his sons Alexander, Writer to the Signet and a Principal Clerk of Session (died 1737), and John, Writer to the Signet, Deputy-Keeper of the Signet (died 1778), and Alexander's grandson Sir Alexander Muir Mackenzie, 1st Baronet, Writer to the Signet (died 1835); formed a distinguished line of lawyers who were active in the affairs of their day and...
Dates: 1782-1790.

Accounts and business papers of Sir Alexander Muir Mackenzie., 1783-1817.

 File
Identifier: MS.1217
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Contains correspondence and papers of John Mackenzie, Advocate and a Principal Clerk of Session, of Cramond and later of Delvine (died 1731), his sons Alexander, Writer to the Signet and a Principal Clerk of Session (died 1737), and John, Writer to the Signet, Deputy-Keeper of the Signet (died 1778), and Alexander's grandson Sir Alexander Muir Mackenzie, 1st Baronet, Writer to the Signet (died 1835); formed a distinguished line of lawyers who were active in the affairs of their day and...
Dates: 1783-1817.

Accounts and business papers of Sir Alexander Muir Mackenzie., 1785-1817, undated.

 File
Identifier: MS.1218
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Contains correspondence and papers of John Mackenzie, Advocate and a Principal Clerk of Session, of Cramond and later of Delvine (died 1731), his sons Alexander, Writer to the Signet and a Principal Clerk of Session (died 1737), and John, Writer to the Signet, Deputy-Keeper of the Signet (died 1778), and Alexander's grandson Sir Alexander Muir Mackenzie, 1st Baronet, Writer to the Signet (died 1835); formed a distinguished line of lawyers who were active in the affairs of their day and...
Dates: 1785-1817, undated.

Accounts and business papers of Sir Alexander Muir Mackenzie., 1787-1821.

 File
Identifier: MS.1219
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Contains correspondence and papers of John Mackenzie, Advocate and a Principal Clerk of Session, of Cramond and later of Delvine (died 1731), his sons Alexander, Writer to the Signet and a Principal Clerk of Session (died 1737), and John, Writer to the Signet, Deputy-Keeper of the Signet (died 1778), and Alexander's grandson Sir Alexander Muir Mackenzie, 1st Baronet, Writer to the Signet (died 1835); formed a distinguished line of lawyers who were active in the affairs of their day and...
Dates: 1787-1821.

Accounts and business papers of Sir Alexander Muir Mackenzie, with memoranda on Acoustics and Judicial Appointments., 1779-1810, undated.

 File
Identifier: MS.1215
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Contains correspondence and papers of John Mackenzie, Advocate and a Principal Clerk of Session, of Cramond and later of Delvine (died 1731), his sons Alexander, Writer to the Signet and a Principal Clerk of Session (died 1737), and John, Writer to the Signet, Deputy-Keeper of the Signet (died 1778), and Alexander's grandson Sir Alexander Muir Mackenzie, 1st Baronet, Writer to the Signet (died 1835); formed a distinguished line of lawyers who were active in the affairs of their day and...
Dates: 1779-1810, undated.

Accounts and business papers of Williamsons of Banniskirk., 1780-1783, 1800-1820.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Acc.9872/25-51
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Containing the correspondence, accounts and papers of three Caithness families, the Williamsons of Banniskirk, the Sinclairs of Southdun and the Hendersons of Stemster, Bower. The papers span the seventeenth to twentieth centuries. The bulk of the papers relate to the Ulbster estates in Caithness, under the Lieutenant Colonel Benjamin Williamson's and Captain David Henderson's respective factorships. There are letters relating to The Caithness Fencible Regiment and the Caithness Highlander...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1780-1783, 1800-1820.

Accounts and miscellaneous papers of William, James and Charles Chisholme of that Ilk., 1747-1814, undated

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.5462-5475
Scope and Contents From the Series: The papers presumably came into the possession of Charles St Clair, 15th Lord Sinclair, after his marriage to James Chisholme’s daughter in 1802. Charles Chisholme was captain of the East India ship 'Gatton'; James and William Chisholme, his brothers, owned sugar plantations in Jamaica.William Chisholme became the owner of Thomas's River, North Hall, Health Crawl and Breadland Pen in Clarendon, Jamaica, as well as owning a quarter share of Trout Hall, Green River, Troys and...
Dates: 1747-1814, undated

Accounts created in the course of business between John Murray, London, and Archibald Constable and Co., Edinburgh., 1805-1812.

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Identifier: MS.40256
Scope and Contents Archibald Constable and Co., Edinburgh, in account with John Murray, London.?Interim accounts, 1805-1810: folios 1-55.Books on hand, 30 June 1807 (2 sets)-1808: folios 56-69. Advertising account, 1808: folios 70-73.Balance in favour of Archibald Constable and Co., March–September 1806:folios 74-75.John Murray, London, in account with Archibald Constable and Co., Edinburgh.?Interim accounts, 1810-1812: folio...
Dates: 1805-1812.

Accounts detailing errors and overcharges in the accounts between John Murray, London, and Archibald Constable and Co., Edinburgh., 1805-1811.

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Identifier: MS.40255
Scope and Contents

Archibald Constable and Co., Edinburgh/ John Murray, London.

Errors and overcharges, 1805-1809: folios 1-20.

John Murray, London/Archibald Constable and Co., Edinburgh.

Errors and overcharges, 1806-1808: folios 21-23.

Other papers concerning errors.

1805-1808: folios 24-30.

Discounts, 1809-1811: folios 31-32.

Errors in the ledger, 1806-1807: folios 33-34.

Dates: 1805-1811.

Administrative and business papers of Basil Cochrane., 1780-1787.

 File
Identifier: MS.8459
Scope and Contents The main topics are the accusation of murder brought against Basil Cochrane through the death of his servant after flogging (folio 8) and Cochrane's contract with the East India Company for the monopoly of supplying the Company's troops in Madras with spiritous liquors (folio 115). There is a report, 1786, by a Company solicitor in reply to a petition presented by the Earl of Dundonald on behalf of Cochrane (folio 182), and an abstract, 1786, of Cochrane's case against the Company Directors...
Dates: 1780-1787.

Administrative and financial papers of the Workers' Educational Association (WEA).

 Fonds
Identifier: Acc.11551/1-42
Scope and Contents Minutes, annual reports, correspondence and papers and some financial records mostly of the South East Scotland District of the Workers’ Educational Association, 1925-1993. The District organisation was established in November 1946, when the WEA in Scotland set up three Scottish districts (South East, West, and North) linked together in a WEA Scottish Council. In 1993 the three Scottish districts of the Association merged to form a WEA Scottish Association whose headquarters are in Riddle’s...
Dates: 1925-1993.

Archive of James Thin, bookseller, containing business papers and correspondence, with some personal papers.

 Fonds
Identifier: Acc.12384/1-285
Dates: Majority of material found within 1741-1753, 1788-1798, 1801, 1807, 1825-1826, 1836-2004, undated.

Archive of John Murray, publishers, containing author papers, research files, business records, and Murray family correspondence and diaries.

 Sub-Fonds
Identifier: Acc.13236/1-422
Scope and Contents

Further papers of John Murray publishing house.

Dates: 1803-2007, undated.

Archive of John Murray VI and authors associated with him.

 Sub-Fonds
Identifier: Acc.14349
Content Description This archival collection completes the larger John Murray Archive, which charts the history of one of Britain’s oldest family-run publishing firms, established in Fleet Street in 1768 by Edinburgh-born John (Mc)Murray I (1737-1795), and managed by six successive generations of his descendants, until its sale in 2002. Like his predecessors, John Murray VI (John Arnaud Robin Grey Murray, known affectionately as ‘Jock’, 1909-1993) cultivated and championed a diverse circle of...
Dates: [?1915-?2016.]

Assorted administrative and financial papers of the Bible Board for Scotland, including board papers, minutes and accounts., 1839-1981.

 Series
Identifier: Acc.11182/24-27
Scope and Contents From the Record Group: In the early 19th century there was much public complaint about the cost and quality of Bibles produced on both sides of the Border where the respective King's printers enjoyed monopoly rights to the printing of acts of Parliament, proclamations, the Authorised Version of the Bible, the metrical psalms, catechism, etc (in England the universities of Oxford and Cambridge also had the Bible printing privilige). When the existing Scottish patent expired in 1839, new letters patent were issued...
Dates: 1839-1981.

Auction records of Dowell's Limited.

 Fonds
Identifier: Acc.7603/1-174
Scope and Contents

Including roup rolls and sale catalogues.

Dates: 1892-1950.

Balgowan estate papers, 1770-1793, undated, including minutes, 1774-1790, of the Baron Baillie's court., 1700-1793, undated.

 File
Identifier: MS.16411
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Correspondence of Thomas Graham is chiefly with his factor, Henry Burt, concerning his estate of Balgowan, but includes also some letters from eminent friends and acquaintances not included in MSS.3590-3645. There are also papers of Mrs M E Maxtone Graham concerning the publication of her book ‘The beautiful Mrs Graham’, and typescript material and correspondence concerning a projected book on Lord Lynedoch.

Dates: 1700-1793, undated.

Business accounts of and concerning Sir James Stansfield., 1649-1703, undated.

 File
Identifier: MS.25710
Scope and Contents

Most of the accounts relate to loans to individuals including Sir Stephen Fox, James, 1st Earl of Breadalbane and James Scott of Bristo. With accounts of the Newmills Cloth Manufactory, 1681-1713 (folios 89, 155).

Dates: 1649-1703, undated.

Business and financial notebook of Sir Thomas Hislop., 1804-1817.

 Item
Identifier: MS.13112
Scope and Contents From the Series: General Sir Thomas Hislop's daughter Emma Eleanor Elizabeth married the 3rd Earl of Minto. Most of Sir Thomas Hislop's papers concern business and financial affairs, and his military career, in particular the Deccan Prize Case. But his general correspondence also includes a series of letters from the Venezuelan revolutionist, Francisco de Miranda, with whom Hislop had been connected in the West Indies. The papers of Lady Hislop contain much family material, including a substantial run of...
Dates: 1804-1817.

Business and financial papers of Hugh Elliot., 1774-1820.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.13006-13016
Scope and Contents

Much of these papers consist of correspondence dealing with Hugh Elliot's personal affairs, including wine and clothing, and with the financing of his embassies. It includes however correspondence relating to sums paid to various needy persons and to British travellers abroad who found themselves short of funds.

Dates: 1774-1820.

Business and law papers, 1761-1804, undated, relating to various persons having dealings both with David Herd and with his employer, David Russell; with some inventories of writs, 1643, 1682, 1712., 1643-1804, undated.

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Identifier: MS.1925
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The manuscripts of the Society of Antiquaries include the ‘Hawthornden Manuscripts’, MSS.2053-2067, the papers of William Drummond of Hawthornden and of his uncle, William Fowler.

Dates: 1643-1804, undated.