Four letters relating to Anne Mackenzie.
ms1767: Letter, with sign manual, of Anne Lady Balcarres to the king, [Charles II] seeking his support for herself, a widow, and her fatherless children, having outlined her circumstances in greater detail to the earl of Lauderdale [John Maitland].Signed Anne Balcarres.Balcarres, 30 June ny. Seal in black wax.
ms1768: Letter, with sign manual, of Anne Lady Balcarres, to an unknown peer, expressing hope of the support of [John Maitland] Lord Lauderdale in her present circumstances. The recipient would appear to be a close confident.Signed Anna Balcarres.np 6 April ny.
ms1769: Autograph letter, signed, Anne Lady Balcarres to John Maitland, earl of Lauderdale, secretary for Scotland at Whitehall, concerning her pension.Signed Anne Balcarres.Balcarres, 5 March ny.
ms1770: Letter, with sign manual, of George Sinclair, 6th earl of Caithness to 'my dear aunt' Anne countess of Balcarres, in London. He had received her recent letter by Archibald Pluscarden. Advised her of a dispute concerning the office of sheriff of Caithness, held during his minority by Sinclair of Murchill [Murtel, Murkell], who now wished to make the office hereditary. He sought her intervention with Lord Lauderdale [John Maitland].Signed Caithness.Edinburgh, 1 May. ny. Seal in black wax.