CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 2639
TitleRecords of Knox and Machray's Royal Mail Coach Office
Date1831 - 1837
Extent1 volume
Administrative HistoryThe firm represented in this collection is probably that known in Aberdeen City Directory for 1837/38, as Knox and Machray's Royal Mail Coach Office, 61 Union Street, William Knox, whose name appears as clerk in the said collection, being also entered therein as a mail and coach contractor at that address. Earlier, in 1825/26, Knox is listed as a clerk in the Royal Mail Office, 63 Union Street; John Dempster then being mail contractor, and Isaac Machray, coach contractor, Royal Hotel, 63 Union Street in the issue for 1831/32.
Custodial HistoryPurchased by the University in 1968, from Jabez Elliot's Miscellany
DescriptionCashbook containing record of coaching accounts of Aberdeen mail and coach firm, Knox and Machray's, 1831 - 1837
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 DescriptionNo physical conditions affecting use of collection.
Finding AidsSummary list also available in the Reading Room at Special Libraries and Archives, University of Aberdeen.
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