Montrose letters

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  • Reference
      GB 247 MS Farmer 315
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  • Physical Description
      Bound vol. 46 fols. 26 cm. Cord bound in green folder of unknown date. Title in gold on front board.

Scope and Content

Montrose letters, 1734 to 1739 [sic - i.e 1739/40].
20 letters of James Graham, 1st Duke and 4th Marquis of Montrose, to Alexander Hume-Campbell, 2nd Earl of Marchmont and 1 letter to Hugh Hume-Campbell, 3rd Earl of Marchmont.
Notes by H.G. Farmer and others on front endpaper and fol. 45.
Incorrectly described by Farmer as letters to Lord Polwarth.
Binder's title.

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Related letters from Montrose to Marchmont, 1733-1736, are in Papers of the family of Hume of Polwarth, Berwickshire, Earls of Marchmont (National Records of Scotland, Edinburgh, GD158), partially transcribed in Report of the manuscripts of the Right Honourable Lord Polwarth, vol. 5 (1961), nos 84, 93, 101, 128, 174.

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