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Clermiston Estate Papers

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Identifier: Coll-720
Scope and Contents This archive relates to the Clermiston Estate and to the Dick family and includes papers particular to, and signed by, Sir Alexander Dick (1703-1785), a notable medical man of the time. The papers, mostly legal, include: instruments of sasine, heritable bonds, bonds of corroboration, documents of discharge and renunciation, searches of incumbrances, a plan of Cramond Muir Road, a sketch of parts of Cramond Moor, a description of Clermiston House, measurement of turnips sold on the Estate, and...
Dates: 1741-1850

Diaries of a Nigerian District OfficerÆs family

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Identifier: Coll-719
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: a typescript accountViolet in Nigeriaedited by Margaret A. Kerrich (nee Cragg) from her mother's letters covering the period 1924-1930, and about the life of a District Officer's family; 2 cassette tapes recorded on three of the four sides by Kerrich relating experiences in Nigeria 1931-1932, and based on a diary; a small number of photographs (some of a leopard, possibly 'Piccin'), drawings and miscellaneous items; and, a nameplate for 'Piccin' the leopard which...
Dates: 1924-1934

Papers of the family of Don Wauchope of Edmonstone

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Identifier: Coll-708
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of bonds of provision, discharges and statements, bonds of corroboration, discharges of interest, dispositions and assignations, bonds of relief, calculations of interest, notes of mines and seams at Edmonstone and Wolmote, lists of bonds due, and states of bonds due.
Dates: 1708-1836

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Cragg, W., fl. 1924-1931, Major, District Officer in Nigeria 1
Dick, Alexander, 1703-1785, Sir (3rd Baronet Physician) 1
Kerrich, Margaret A. 1
Scott, Walter, 1729-1799 (Writer to the Signet, Father of the Scottish Writer) 1