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Collection of Accounts of Political and Governmental events

 Collection
Call Number: MS E205
Overview

Collection of 72 separately written accounts of Parliamentary debates, political law-cases, diplomatic correspondence, etc., bound together in two volumes. Most (perhaps all) are near-contemporary copies of the originals.

Dates: Events date from 1558-1640; writings separately copied 17th century (nearly contemporary)

Economic essays collected by C.V. Gerritsen

 Collection
Call Number: MS P435
Overview

This collection consists of three brief essays, separately bound, on the Bank of England and its power to issue Scottish notes. The items were collected by C.V. Gerritsen. One essay, "Capital and Currency: Leading Positions," was written by one individual; the other two essays regarding advantages and privileges of the Bank of England, were written by a different unidentified author.

Dates: 1822; 1844; 1845 (?)

Fletcher of Saltoun collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 109
Overview

A collection of books and manuscripts relating to the Fletcher of Saltoun Family, most of which have come from Saltoun Hall. Salton (Saitoun) is an estate east of Edinburgh, Scotland, in East Lothian (Haddington). The manuscripts are mostly estate account-books (1750-1806 and undated) but also include notes on agriculture (18th century), common-place books in English and Latin (18th century), and a paraphrase of the Corpus Iuris Civilis (1600s?).

Dates: approximately 1600-1806

Papers of Thomas Pengelly

 Collection
Call Number: MS 200
Overview

Collection of 23 letters and 6 miscellaneous documents: business, family, estate, and other topics, from a merchant and his connections, situated in London, England during the latter half of the 17th century.

Dates: 1645; 1652-1703

Perthshire Memoranda

 Collection
Call Number: MS A47
Overview

This collection consists of a printed almanac for Scotland from the year 1766, with handwritten notes about estate business (Castle Meggernie?) and visits in Perthshire, Scotland, by an unknown author.

Dates: 1766

Spottiswoode & Robertson collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 186
Overview

This collection consists of a partial archives of the London firm of Spottiswoode & Robertson: solicitors, conveyancers, Scottish law agents, and Parliamentary agents.

Dates: 1726-1862 (bulk 1812-1832)

Thomas Chalmers collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS P62
Overview

This collection consists of correspondence from Scottish religious leader Thomas Chalmers (1780-1847), collected from various sources by Spencer Research Library staff.

Dates: 1818, 1827

William P. Albrecht collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 18
Overview This collecton consists of several collections formed by Professor William P. Albrecht of the University of Kansas' English Department to give his students practice in reading documents from the early modern and modern periods. This includes items at MS 18, which consist primarily of English and Scottish legal documents (manorial documents, notarial instruments, charters, court rolls, indentures, etc.), including documents by/pertaining to English monarchs dating from 1375, 1501-1689....
Dates: 1375; 1501-1689; 1801-1962