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Manuscripts.

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Refers to handwritten documents, and may also be used to distinguish certain documents from published or otherwise printed documents, as in the cases of typed personal letters or a typescript from which printed versions are made.

Found in 6599 Collections and/or Records:

Account book of the family of Dundas of Dundas: rental and accounts., 1636-1655.

 Item
Identifier: Adv.MS.80.3.2
Scope and Contents

The contents of the volume are as follows:

(i) Rental, 1636-1654 (folio 1).

(ii) Accounts relating to crops, 1636-1655 (folio 1 inverted).

Dates: 1636-1655.

Account book of William Baillie, a wright in Edinburgh.

 Item
Identifier: Adv.MS.34.6.29
Scope and Contents

Baillie apparently owned a joiner`s shop and employed a number of workmen both there and on his clients` premises. His account book records the number of days per week worked by each man, with their wages and a few receipts. Mention is made of work in the University and the Tolbooth Kirk, as well as for private individuals.

The first few pages are missing.

Dates: 1693-1709.

Account, by John Mackay of Rockfield, of the Mackays of Scourie and other branches of the clan, and more particularly of his father, Thomas Mackay, Minister of Lairg, and brothers, in the hand of Alexander Matheson, of Ardross., 1824.

 Item
Identifier: MS.3742
Scope and Contents

The notes which follow the text are continued in a letter of John Mackay to Alexander Matheson, 1824, written by an amanuensis, Mackay being blind (folio 34).

On folio 36 is a genealogical note by Alexander Matheson on his ancestors.

Dates: 1824.