The material is composed of: letter from Cte. O'Hegerty at Hollyrood House, Edinburgh, to Walker, indicating that 'Cte. O'Hegerty and few others of the king's attendants will accept the offers of Sir Patrick, and will be tomorrow at eleven o'clock in the Gallery'; letter to Sir Patrick Walker at Drumsheugh, from Viscount Valletort, requesting his 'presence to attend the Funeral of the Right Honorable Lady Caroline Anne Macdonald of Clanranald' in the Chapel Royal, Holyrood, April 1824; letter from Sir Herbert Taylor at Windsor Castle indicating that a letter of Walker's has been submitted to the King, 1832; covering letter of introduction, 1833, from the numismatist and politician John Brodribb Bergne (1800-1873); and, letter from S. Shepherd, 1822.
Material relating to Sir Patrick Walker (fl. 1790-1835), Baronet
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Sir Patrick Walker was an Advocate living in the Drumsheugh area of Edinburgh in 1828-1830.
Conditions Governing Access
Generally open for consultation to bona fide researchers, but please contact repository for details in advance.
The biographical/administrative history was compiled using material contained in the collection, and the Edinburgh and Leith Post Office Directory.
Compiled by Graeme D Eddie, Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections Division.
Other Finding Aids
Important finding aids generally are: the alphabetical Index to Manuscripts held at Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections and Archives, consisting of typed slips in sheaf binders and to which additions were made until 1987; and the Index to Accessions Since 1987.
Check the local Indexes for details of any additions.