Cashbook containing record of coaching accounts of Aberdeen mail and coach firm, Knox and Machray's, 1831 - 1837
Records of Knox and Machray's Royal Mail Coach Office
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- ReferenceGB 231 MS 2639
- Dates of Creation1831 - 1837
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description1volume No physical characteristics affecting use of collection
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Administrative / Biographical History
The firm represented in this collection is probably that known in Aberdeen City Directory for 1837/38, as Knox and Machray's Royal Mail Coach Office, 61 Union Street, William Knox, whose name appears as clerk in the said collection, being also entered therein as a mail and coach contractor at that address. Earlier, in 1825/26, Knox is listed as a clerk in the Royal Mail Office, 63 Union Street; John Dempster then being mail contractor, and Isaac Machray, coach contractor, Royal Hotel, 63 Union Street in the issue for 1831/32.
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Purchased by the University in 1968, from Jabez Elliot's Miscellany
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