1. Letters to William A. Edmonstone (1 folder)
Eight-five original letters from N.B. Edmonstone to his brother William, 1783-1799. There is a covering note, 23 April 1910, and a typescript listing the letters in this folder, and also in the next volume, both written by Marmaduke Edmonstone Browne, grandson of Neil Edmonstone.
2. Letters to family and friends at home (1 volume)
Copies of letters written by N.B. Edmonstone, 1797-1803. Most of the letters are not in Edmonstone's hand, and were probably produced by a clerk or secretary. There is a covering note by M.E. Browne, April 1910, and summary of contents at the beginning of the volume. From the back of the volume, on the reverse of the page, are copies of letters from N.B. Edmonstone to Mr Cherry, 1794-1795, agent of the Governor-General and chief judge of the provincial court of circuit and appeal for the district of Benares, who was murdered by Vizier Alli on 14 January 1799. These letters are preceded by a note by M.E. Browne. The volume contains some loose letters and pages.
3. The Elmore letters (1 envelope)
Twenty-one letters to Neil Edmonstone and Sir Charles Edmonstone from Col. John Ballie, Miss M. Baillie, Alexander Elmore, Frederick W. Elmore, John Elmore and Mr W. Shepherd, 18 May 1811 - 26 January 1817. There is an accompanying typescript list of the letters, a covering note by M.E. Browne, and M.M. Stuart, 'Baillies of Leys', an article from the Scottish genealogist, June 1981, which mentions the Elmore children.
4. Family papers (1 folder)
Autobiography of Sir Archibald Edmonstone, Bart, of Duntreath Castle and of Kilsyth, Stirlingshire, 1794, 27 pages: a typescript copy by M.E. Browne, 1904.
'The genealogy of the lairds of Ednem and Duntreth from the year 1063 to the year 1699', an anonymous work of 1699 (reprinted 1834), 17 pages: a typescript copy by M.E. Browne .
Miscellaneous family papers, including biographies, epitaphs, genealogical notes, letters, obituaries and poetry, with an edition of the Government gazette extraordinary, 10 January 1818, concerning N.B. Edmonstone.