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Scope Note: Formal accounts of facts or events, especially as given to the police or in court. Source: Concise Oxford English dictionary. 11th ed. (Oxford, 2004).

Found in 60 Collections and/or Records:

Charters collected by Sir James Balfour of Denmilne., 12th century-1553.

Identifier: Adv.MS.15.1.18 (2 of 2)
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows.(i) Confirmation by William I of gift by Hugh and William Giffard to the church of St. Andrews of the church of Tealing. Kincardine, 1189x1195. (Hugh de Roxburgh, chancellor; no date). Printed in ‘Regesta regum Scotorum’, volume ii, number 358.(ii) Confirmation, [1173-1178], by William I of gift by Walter, son of Philip to the church of St. Andrews of the land of Adhebrecces. Kinghorn, 1173x1178. (D.G.: Richard, Bishop of Dunkeld). Printed...
Dates: 12th century-1553.

Collection of state papers of the reigns of James VI and Charles I made by Sir James Balfour of Denmilne, Lord Lyon King of Arms.

Identifier: Adv.MSS.33.1.1-33.1.15
Scope and Contents

The collection is known both as the `Denmilne State Papers` and the `Denmilne Collection`. Less formally it is often referred to as the `Denmilne Manuscripts`.

Dates: 1548-1641.

Correspondence, 1858-1898, and papers, 1748-1914, relating to game and horses., 1748-1914.

Identifier: MS.13328
Scope and Contents From the Series: The estate papers for the Roxburghshire, Fife, and Angus possessions of the Elliots of Minto provide a very full account of the history of these lands from the middle of the eighteenth century until the First World War. In particular the correspondence of the successive heads of the family with their factors and Edinburgh lawyers covers every aspect of estate management.The papers relating to Minto contain little material from before 1696, the year in which Sir Gilbert Elliot,...
Dates: 1748-1914.

Correspondence and management statement on the role of the newly established SNH., 1990-1992.

Identifier: Acc.13542/1109
Scope and Contents From the Series: These papers relate to Magnusson's time working for Scottish Natural Heritage. The organisation was formed in 1992 following the amalgamation of the Nature Conservancy Council for Scotland and the Countryside Commission for Scotland. Magnusson served as the Chairman of the organisation from 1992 until 1999. The papers contain minutes from SNH meetings, papers from working groups, such as those relating to the designation of the Cairngorms as a European Heritage Area and a series of papers...
Dates: 1990-1992.

Correspondence and memoranda concerning the 4th Earl of Minto relating to Lord William Seymour, General Officer Commanding British forces in Canada., 1898-1900.

Identifier: MS.12578
Scope and Contents

The papers and correspondence chiefly concern relations between Lord William Seymour and General Sir Edward Hutton, General Officer Commanding Dominion Militia, and to a lesser extent the raising of Canadian troops for South Africa. Appended (folio 291) is a memorandum prepared by Seymour in ?1903 giving a statement of his position in Canada, and of his disagreements with Hutton and the 4th Earl of Minto.

Dates: 1898-1900.

Correspondence and papers of or concerning Douglas Young., 1942, 1944-1948.

Identifier: Acc.10090/15
Scope and Contents Containing:(i) Evidence before the Sheriff-Substitute of Lanarkshire, 23 April 1942.(ii) Verbatim report of trial of Douglas Young at the High Court, Edinburgh, 6 October 1944, and copy of a statement on the trial.(iii) Correspondence of and to Douglas Young relating to the Scottish National Party matters and mostly with Robert Douglas McIntyre, 1942, 1944-1948.(iv) Letters of Douglas Young to Jock Mackie, Kirkcaldy, relating to Young's...
Dates: 1942, 1944-1948.

Correspondence and papers of the 2nd Earl of Minto, including letters from Henry Brougham and Sir John Sinclair, on the Farmers' Property Tax and on the current agricultural and industrial depression., 1807-1823.

Identifier: MS.12121
Scope and Contents From the Series: Gilbert Elliot Murray Kynynmound (1782-1859) was styled Viscount Melgund from 1813 and succeeded as Earl of Minto in 1814. He was Member of Parliament for Ashburton, 1806-1807, and for Roxburghshire, 1812-1814; and served as Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to the King of Prussia 1832-1834, First Lord of the Admiralty, 1835-1841, Lord Privy Seal, 1846-1852, and on a special mission to Switzerland and the states of Italy, 1847-1848. The papers reflect fully the 2nd Earl's...
Dates: 1807-1823.

Correspondence and papers of the 3rd Earl of Minto concerning the Forbes Mackenzie Act., 1857-1878.

Identifier: MS.12356
Scope and Contents From the Series: William Hugh Elliot Murray Kynynmound was the eldest surviving son of the 2nd Earl of Minto, who was styled Viscount Melgund from 1814 and succeeded as Earl of Minto in 1859. He was Member of Parliament for Hythe, 1837-1841, for Greenock, 1847-1852, and for Clackmannan and Kinross, 1857-1859; served as chairman of the Lunacy Commission, Scotland, 1857. As an active back-bench MP and peer, who was closely related to some of the leading political figures of his time - he was, for example, the...
Dates: 1857-1878.

Financial papers, and papers of and concerning the Commercial Department., 1806-1813.

Identifier: MSS.11608-11613
Scope and Contents From the Series: Correspondence and papers of Sir Gilbert Elliot Murray Kynynmound (1751-1814), who succeeded as 4th Baronet in 1777, assumed the additional names of Murray Kynynmound on succeeding to his mother's properties in 1778, and was created Baron Minto in 1797 and Earl of Minto in 1813. He was Member of Parliament for Morpeth, 1776-1777, for Roxburghshire, 1777-1784, for Berwick-upon-Tweed, 1786-1790, and for Helston, 1790-1795; and served as Civil Commissioner at Toulon, 1793, Minister to the...
Dates: 1806-1813.

Financial papers concerning William Nassau Elliot as Commissary and Commissary-General to the allied army in Germany., 1761-1764.

Identifier: MS.12888
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows. (i) Treasury letters, 1764, relating to demands by the House of Commons to see papers concerning the supply of goods to the army in Germany (folio 1); (ii) Commissariat statements, 1761-1762 (folio 7); (iii) Commissariat statements and reports to Sir James Cockburn and the Prince of Brunswick (folio 27); (iv) Miscellaneous commissariat papers, 1762 (folio 41); (v) Miscellaneous accounts and receipts, 1761-1762 (folio 50).

Dates: 1761-1764.

Legal, financial and other papers concerning James Augustus Grant., 1827-1913, undated.

Identifier: MS.17933
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows. (i) Papers concerning James Augustus Grant's service in India, 1853-1884, undated, supplementary to MS.17908, folios 50-108, including a list of property lost during the Mutiny and general statements of his service (folio 1); (ii) Papers concerning Africa, undated, supplementary to MS.17922, including a list of the contents of John Hanning Speke's cases at Zanzibar and a copy of an agreement between Alexander Low Bruce and James Augustus Grant junior concerning...
Dates: 1827-1913, undated.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, of correspondents with surnames and company names from Huber to Hudson., 1821-1918.

Identifier: MS.40587
Scope and Contents All the letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent and by date under each name. Further correspondents have been added to the end of the sequence.Huber, Victor Amie.Letters, 1844, 1846, 1849 and undated, of Victor Amie Huber to John Murray III. Folios 1-14.Hubert Rutherford Brown.Letter, 1918, of Hubert Rutherford Brown to John Murray IV. Folio 15.Huchon, Rene Louis.Letters and postcards, 1901-1906, of Rene...
Dates: 1821-1918.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, of correspondents with surnames from Guillemard, J. to Gunther., 1807-1942.

Identifier: MS.40498
Scope and Contents All the letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent and by date under each name.Guillemard, John Lewis. Letter, 1829, of John Lewis Guillemard to John Murray II. Folios 1-2.Guinness, Richard Seymour.Letter, 1906, of Richard Seymour Guinness to John Murray IV. Folio 3.Guinness, Robert.Letters, 1894, of Robert Guinness to John Murray IV. Folios 4-7.Guise, Laura Lilian.Letter, 1913, of Laura Lilian...
Dates: 1807-1942.

List of the printed books (amongst which are recorded a few modern manuscripts), illuminated manuscripts, and paintings owned by William Finlay Watson, bookseller, Edinburgh, which he intended to bequeath to the National Galleries for Scotland., 1881-1882.

Identifier: MS.7150
Scope and Contents At the end of the list (folio 52) is a statement signed by his executors (his sisters and brother-in-law) certifying that the Trustees of the National Galleries had selected the illuminated manuscripts (some of which are MSS.7122-7149) and the paintings. The list was compiled after Watson's death and written out by Alexander Dowell, auctioneer, Edinburgh, who recorded the Trustees' refusal of the printed books and their acceptance of the illuminated manuscripts and paintings at folios 38...
Dates: 1881-1882.

Minutes, press releases and statements of the Scottish National Party., 1966-1967.

Identifier: Acc.12917/105
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection consists of correspondence, publications and papers of Dr. Robert D. McIntyre (1913–1998).The collection contains political papers relating to Robert D. McIntyre’s political career, spanning from the early 1940s to his death in 1998.The collection contains many political documents (c.1940–c.1994) as well as Robert D. McIntyre’s and the Scottish National Party’s research papers and publications (1706–1994). Contained within miscellaneous research papers...
Dates: 1966-1967.