CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 2571
TitleForbes family correspondence
Date1787 - 1930
Extent9 items (0.01 linear metres)
SourceProvenance unknown but according to the notes in the deposit file they were purchased by the library between September 1959 and April 1965.
DescriptionCollection of letters by, or relating to, members of the Forbes family including: three letters from Nathaniel and Anne Forbes to Jonathan Michie, August 1787 and December 1795; letter from Alex Grant to Reverend George Forbes regarding the sale of a property, 1792; letter from Major General Sir Henry Taylor to Major General Sir Thomas Bradford regarding delay of Lord Forbes joining his regiment, 1824; letter from 17th Baron Forbes to General Frederick Maitland accepting invitation to become a member of a standing committee for the building of a monument to the Duke of York, 1827; letter from Sir Charles Forbes declining invitation from the Sheriffs Elect to attend an inauguration dinner, 1827; letter from Mrs. Jane Stuart to Maurice Lothian concerning the renewal of the tack on her farm with copy of original letter of tack and related correspondence, 1839; letter from 21st Baron Forbes to Mr. Osborne supplying information regarding the 14th Baron Forbes, 1930.
AppraisalThis material has been appraised in line with normal procedures.
AccrualsNone expected.
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsThe records are available subject to the signed acceptance of the Department's access conditions.
Physical DescriptionMS 2571/1/3 is badly damaged, with the paper torn down the left-hand side.
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