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Papers of Robert Anderson (1769-1850), 1793-1847

 Sub-Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: coll-1835/5

Scope and Contents

This subfonds contains:

Folder 1:

  1. Memorandum by Robert Anderson on his first-born son William Anderson (1795-1811), 1811
  2. Love letter from Robert Anderson to Anne Lothian, 1793
  3. Letter to Robert Anderson re his son James, 1820s
  4. Accounts slips for expenses concerning his son James Anderson, 1831
  5. Letter to Robert Anderson from his son Charles William Anderson, June 1829
  6. Loose letters re Robert Anderson, 1830-1831
  7. Document entitled 'Inventory of Articles sent with James when he went on board the Ann Jamieson 13 December 1831 also Memorandum of some payments made for him', 1831
  8. Letter to Robert Anderson from his daughter Anne Anderson, 1847

Folder 2:

  1. Four receipts for fee duty, 1817-1820
  2. Lists of debts due to Robert Anderson and Balance sheet, 1804
  3. Documents re Robert and his father William Anderson, 1804
  4. Contracts between Robert Anderson and Swinton Laurie + Co; and between Robert Anderson and Alexander Tweedie, 1817


  1. Notebook of Robert Anderson, 1797-1804
  2. Ledger of Robert Anderson, 1804-1817
  3. Diary, 1795-1804
  4. Diary, 1798-1804
  5. Diary, 1839-1849


  • Creation: 1793-1847


Conditions Governing Access

Open, but please contact the repository in advance.


2 folders

2 Volumes

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

Centre for Research Collections
University of Edinburgh Main Library
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Edinburgh EH8 9LJ Scotland
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