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Country code GB
Repository code 234
Repository National Records of Scotland
Reference GD26
Title Papers of the Leslie family, Earls of Leven and Melville
Dates 1200-1936
Access status Open
Location Off site
Description GD26/1: Papers published by Sir William Fraser, 'The Melvilles Earls of Melville and The Leslies Earls of Leven', in 'Leven and Melville Papers' (Bannatyne Club) and by Major General Mackay, 'Memoirs of the War carried on in Scotland and Ireland' (Bannatyne Club).

GD26/2: Court books, 1591-1724

GD26/3: Writs, 1446-1816: Sheriffdom of Fife, 1446-1816; Sheriffdom of Perth, 1427-1714; Miscellaneous, 1506-1750; Tacks of teinds, 1555-1702; Inventories of writs, 1590-1757.

GD26/4: Legal and financial papers, 1502-1841: Bonds, assignations and translations, 1566-1782; Discharges and receipts, 1566-1780; General, 1502-1841.

GD26/5: Estate papers, 1542-1847: Tacks, 1547-1827; Rentals, 1629-1809; Factories and commissions, 1593-1746; Coal and iron, 1673-1823; Teinds, 1557-1809; Buccleuch estate papers, 1614-1707; Accounts, discharges and receipts, 1542-1847; General, 1547-1846.

GD26/6: Household and personal papers, 1584-1845: Royal household, 1598-1611; Marriage contracts, 1584-1767; Testamentary papers, 1631-1823; Household accounts and papers, 1609-1845; Personal papers, 1621-1821.

GD26/7: State and official papers, 1369-1831: Privy Council, 1598-1708; Parliament, 1532-1831; Petitions and memorials, 1689-1704; Signet Office, 1615-1692; Hearth tax, 1690-1707; General, 1369-1815.

GD26/8: Jacobite papers, 1689-1746.

GD26/9: Military and naval papers, 1581-1849: Earl of Leven's Regiment (later King's Own Scottish Borderers), 1688-1695; Fortresses and garrisons: Edinburgh Castle, 1642-1715; General, 1584-1813; Levies, militia and yeomanry, 1644-1828; Commissions, 1642-1798; General, 1608-1849; Naval, 1581-1823.

GD26/10: Ecclesiastical papers, 1588-1859.

GD26/11: Warrants, signatures, commissions and burgess tickets, 1515-1849.

GD26/12: Fife affairs, 1586-1832.

GD26/13: Correspondence and general papers, 1578-1936: Royal letters and autographs, 1645-1821; National and political affairs, 1643-1860; Peerage and representative peers, 1642-1821; Patronage, 1689-1704; Religious and ecclesiastical affairs, 1634-1804; Arts and sciences, c 1578-1859; Personal, family and miscellaneous, c 1631-1936.

GD26/14: Genealogical papers, c 1576-1852.

GD26/15: Miscellaneous papers, 1567-1854
Level Fonds
Finding aids Inventory
Publication note Extracts published by Sir William Fraser, 'The Melvilles Earls of Melville and The Leslies Earls of Leven', in 'Leven and Melville Papers' (Bannatyne Club) and by Major General Mackay, 'Memoirs of the War carried on in Scotland and Ireland' (Bannatyne Club).
Format Text
Language English
Related material Maps and plans (RHP35813, RHP35967-35973, RHP85408), including, architectural plans for churches in Fife, c.1790-1805 (RHP35967-35968, RHP35971-35973), and a chart of the entrance to New York from Sandy Hook, [c.1776] (RHP85408).
 

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