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Country code GB
Repository code 234
Repository National Records of Scotland
Reference GD472
Title Papers of the Jardine family of Applegirth
Dates Late 15th century-1901
Access status Open
Location Off site
Description Titles to various lands in Berwickshire, Kirkcudbrightshire, Peeblesshire and Dumfriesshire, late 15th century-1723. Legal and estate papers relating to Applegirth, 1596-1889, including: Commission for Master of Ordnance by James VI to Alexander Jardine, 1597; Applegirth barony court papers, 1638-1707; papers concerning Applegirth Church 1775-1821 and improvements to the River Kinnel 1848-9. Jardine family and personal papers, including: passport by King Louis XV to William Jardine, 1758; genealogy of Jardine family, 1862-73; reports and inventories of Jardine papers by William Brown (1867) and Sir William Fraser (1883). Papers concerning county administration and business, 1660-1807. Plans, 1848-57. Papers of Sir William Jardine, naturalist (1800-74), including correspondence with James Kirk, Tobago on the natural history of the Island, 1826-49; miscellaneous correspondence and related papers on natural sciences 1841-59, including notes, proofs, articles, illustrations and papers on the publication of Ichnology of Annandale, 1850-52. Correspondence and other papers concerning touring production of the Geisha in North America, 1897-1901. Miscellaneous papers, including trial speech in defence of Captain Porteous, 1736.
Level Fonds
Arrangement Much of this collection was examined, partly arranged and inventoried by Sir William Fraser in 1883 (see GD472/121). GD472/1-10 conform to the original Fraser arrangement. Other bundles were 'examined' and items removed and re-arranged by Fraser and these have also been noted where possible.
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