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GD51Papers of the Dundas Family of Melville, Viscounts Melville (Melville Castle Papers)1628-1939
Country code GB
Repository code 234
Repository National Records of Scotland
Reference GD51/1
Title Letters and papers on state and public affairs
Dates 1752-1879
Access status Open
Location Off site
Description Including:
GD51/1/1-194: Government, Parliament and politics, and constitutional matters, including applications for peerages and other marks of favour, 1778-1830.
GD51/1/195: Correspondence between Lord Melville and his son, Robert Dundas, 1801-1811.
GD51/1/197-198: Parliamentary elections: Scotland, including Peers' Elections, 1770-1879.
GD51/1/199-202: Parliamentary elections: England and Ireland, [1790] - 1830.
GD51/1/203-216: Royal letters, 1793-1830.
GD51/216-320: General and local administration, 1761-1847. [See also GD51/16].
GD51/1/321-353: Irish affairs, 1791-1829.
GD51/1/354-474: Social, economic, commercial and revenue matters, 1752-1839.
GD51/1/475-591: Colonial and foreign affairs, 1782-1874. [See also GD51/2 and GD51/3].
GD51/1/592-767: Military and naval matters and operations, [1787]-1861. [See also GD51/2 and GD51/3].
GD51/1/768-805: Buonaparte's expedition to Egypt and the Egyptian campaign, 1798-1802.
GD51/1/806-817: Malta, 1798-1805.
GD51/1/818-1002: Militia, fencibles, volunteers and arrangements for local defence, 1778-1831.
GD51/1/1003-1034: Royal Midlothian Volunteer Cavalry, 1808-1825.
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