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Account books.

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Books in which financial accounts are kept.

Found in 1294 Collections and/or Records:

Account book of Archibald Campbell Colquhoun, Lord Clerk Register.

Identifier: MS.10684
Scope and Contents

The account book includes accounts of income from and expenditure on the Killermont, Clathick and Garscadden estates, and the office of the Lord Clerk Register. There are also accounts of personal and household expenditure.

Dates: 1818-1820.

Account book of Archibald Hamilton, merchant in Edinburgh, and brother of Lord Presmennan.

Identifier: Adv.MS.31.3.2
Scope and Contents

There is a gap in the accounts between 1667 and 1671. Hamilton appears to have dealt in general merchandise, and to have had shares in several ships trading to Holland, France and Spain.

On folio 1, Hamilton has written the dates of his marriages and of the births of his children.

Dates: 1657-1679.