Correspondence of the Deputy Keepers of the Signet

Scope and Content

The correspondence of the Deputy Keepers of the Signet.

The letters and correspondence of Sir Charles Logan WS (1837-1907) DKS 1887-1907 are to be found under WS/3/2 Papers of Charles Logan WS.

The Letterbook of John Clerk Brodie of Idvies WS, C.B., L.L.B. (1811-1888) is to be found under WS/3/5 Letterbook of John Clerk Brodie WS.

Much of the business of the Deputy Keepers to the Signet was conducted through their law firms. Consequently this is not a complete sequence of DKS letters. The papers of a number of relevant law firms that contain additional correspondence are held at the National Records of Scotland.

Letters to and from Deputy Keepers to the Signet also arise in other sequences, notably WS/8/2 Librarian's Correspondence and WS/3/1/4 Correspondence of the Clerk to the Society of Writers to HM Signet.