File 005 - Glendaruel estate papers

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GB 3452 CG-005


Glendaruel estate papers


  • 1752-1890 (Creation)

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(1902 - [1985])

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Letter, Glasgow, 24th September 1752, Duncan McGibbon to [Duncan Campbell, 1st of Glendaruel] regarding Glendaruel's dispute with Campbell of Ottar (Otter) over the marches with Levinkill (Lephinkill) and Auchingarrin (Auchnagarron).
Attestation made by Neils Schow, parson of the Lutheran Church of St Croix, dated 27th June 1768.
Letter, Edinburgh, 1st June 1780, James Stewart to Patrick Colquhoun, care of Mr John Snodgrass, writer, Greenock, detailing the expenses concerning Langhouse, 1773-80.
Letter, Edinburgh, 19th June 1800, John Campbell [quartus, WS] to Major-General Alexander Campbell of Glendaruel, regarding proposed changes to his Charter by Mr Ferrier the representative of the 5th Duke of Argyll.
Letter, Auchdacheranbeg, 20th October 1805, Donald McChananich of Auchdacheranbeg to Duncan Campbell of Glendaruel, seeking permission to take limestone from Glendaruel's quarry in return for granting permission of access to the head of Loch Riddon for the carting of coal to Eskchlachan.
Rental book for Glendaruel and Orchyard, 1809-10, with payments made by Captain Neil Campbell over the same period.
Letter, Orchyard, 20th January 1823, James Stewart to Miss Elizabeth Campbell of Glendaruel, regarding various financial affairs.
Letter, Orchyard, 15th May 1823, James Stewart to Miss Elizabeth Campbell of Glendaruel, regarding his inability to meet his commitments due to the price he has obtained for his produce.
Two envelopes with extracts from letters from "Aunt Catherine", one undated the other dated 19th and 20th June 1890, giving her version of the Glendaruel ancestry.

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      Poor, some tears and creases.

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      Another copy of a memorial drawn up for Duncan Campbell, 1st of Glendaruel, outlining the various land transactions on his property between 1st January 1616 and 6th March 1749.
      The Attestation by the parson of the Lutheran church of St Croix, then in the Danish Virgin Islands, is regarding proof of the marriage of John Boyle and Elizabeth Bowen there on the 18th May 1754 (see CG/009 (ALC 14) and CG/004 (ALC 16)).
      1809 includes names of tenants paying rents on the various farms. Aunt Catherine was the unmarried youngest daughter of Neil and Marianne Campbell of Glendaruel and sister of Archibald Campbell of Glendaruel: Aunt Catherine died on the 19th February 1895, and the recipient "MS" may have been a son or daughter of her sister Jane Christina, who married Lt-General Thomas Stewart.

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