Records of Messrs Chalmers, Advocates

Scope and Content

3 miscellaneous ledgers from the offices of Chalmers, Advocates, Aberdeen. The first volume contains the Trust Accounts of Mr James Davidson, bank agent, Inverurie, 1880 - 1896; the second contains Interim Factory Accounts for the Estate of Avochie, belonging to Patrick Henderson Chalmers Esq., 1883 - 1889; and the third is a cash ledger for Gordon's College, Aberdeen, containing statements of miscellaneous accounts (including social meetings, Junior Dance, Sunday School Union, and several Executors accounts), c 1932 - c 1937.

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Acquisition Information

Gifted to the University in Jul 1987, by K. A. B. Mackinnon, Faculty of Law, University of Aberdeen

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Very brief collection level description available on Aberdeen University Library Catalogue, accessible online

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Related Material

Records from Ledingham Chalmers, Solicitors, 19th c: 4 tin deed boxes, 6 cartons, 1 package of rolled plans; deposited June 2001, further deposit pending (GB 231 MS 3662), unsorted and unlisted.


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