CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3004/520
TitleCorrespondence to Lord Saltoun, with miscellaneous papers
Date1784 - 1808
DescriptionMemorandum on the ownership of Rothenachy or Craigelly. Correspondence to Lord Saltoun from: Captain [later Col.] Forbes; Charles Gordon; William May of Edinburgh; Alexander Fraser; Dr Dauney; [Sir] William Forbes; George Skene; R. Beatson of Kirkcaldy; James Greig; Charles Innes; Simon Fraser, merchant in London; S. Gordon; George Brown; the Dowager Lady Saltoun, his mother; and "the commissioners for income [tax]", on the subjects of: process over the Glebe of Strichen; the making of subscribed maps of the counties of Moray, Banff and Aberdeen; the off setting of the expense of rent collection against income tax; unspecified pamphlets circulating in London; the purchase o f a commission for a relative, and other patronage matters; the allocation of the expense of keeping the roads around Fraserburgh; bonds and finance; Beatson's "Political Index"; important legal cases and current political rumours in London. Contract of employment for a gardener at Philorth.
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