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History, 18th century (Scotland)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

"Collectanea Scotica" by G. E. Kinloch

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1130
Scope and Contents This bound volume contains copies of letters, these being: copy of letter by Sir George McKenzie to the Lord Balcarres, 1684 copy letter from Sir George Mackenzie to the Earls of Moray and Middleton copy letter John, Duke of Lauderdale, 1680 copy letter Elizabeth, Countess of Dysart, after Duchess of Lauderdale copy letters Field...
Dates: 1820-1829

Coltness Papers

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-17
Scope and Contents

The collection of Coltness Papers contains letters, family documents, commonplace books, accounts, historical and bioraphical manuscripts, and certificates dating mainly from the 17th-19th centuries, and relating to the Steuart family. See the box list fore more details.

Dates: 1623-1994

Papers of George Low

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-251
Scope and Contents The material consists of Low's Orkney manuscripts dating from circa 1773 in 3 volumes, from History of Orkney parts 1-8, History of Orkney parts 9-19, to Description and chronology parts 20-25, at Dc.6.102/1-3. There is also a typed transcript of the same. At Dc.6.103 there is work on Orkney flora and fauna, and at Dc.6.104 a course of microscopical observations from 1771-1772. There is a...
Dates: 1766-1773

Papers of the Anderson, Urquhart and Graham Families

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1835
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, diaries, legal documents, inventories, student notes, sermons, and business accounts relating to the members of the Anderson, Urquhart, and Graham families (all related). The material covers the 18th and 19th centuries and relates to subjects as varied as ironmongery, sea travel, study of humanities in the 1820s, preaching and sermons, school teaching, etc. This collection provides an excellent insight into the daily life in Edinburgh in the late 1700s and in the 1800s.

Dates: 1761-1979

Papers of the Cochrane Family

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1837
Content Description Collection of six ornately decorated 18th-century manuscript documents relating to the Cochrane family of Scotland, including two marriage documents and four burgess tickets: Two documents relating to the marriage of William Cochrane and Agnes Carse, both dated 19 July 1706, Edinburgh: a marriage contract, listing over 400 points on which they pledged agreement, measuring 30 cm x 274 cm ; and a marriage...
Dates: 1706-1789

Scott Moncrieff family letters and legal documents

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1803
Content Description The archive contains many letters from, to, and between members of the Scott Moncreiff family including Robert Scott Moncreiff of Fossaway and his wife, Susan, and others of the family. The letters are mostly 19th century, some 18th century, and earlier.There is also a quantity of manuscript letters, legal documents, and printed matter relating to the Scott Moncreiffs of Yair and Fossaway, Perthshire... including instruments of sasine, and share certificates, the former in favour...
Dates: 1662-1860

Section I. Documents of Scottish literature and history, 15th century-18th century

 Series
Identifier: La.I
Scope and Contents Documents of Scottish literature and history constitute Section I of the Laing Collection with shelfmarks La.I. The collection contains historical documents and royal letters from the time of King James III to the Union of Scotland with England in 1707. There are documents with original autograph signatures or holograph documents by various statesmen and noblemen, and papers relating to, and letters by, ecclesiastical persons. This Section also defines a band of material including papers,...
Dates: 15th century-18th century