Goodman-Vent papers  1830s-1890s
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Container / Location Title
Documents and other papers [series]
Box   3 Folders   1-4
Land documents [subseries]
Documents pertaining to landholdings in Great Britain,  1710 August 2-1887 November 20. (10 items)    [Note: Indenture for land in Kingsbarns [Scotland], 1760 November 22, located in Oversize Manuscripts.]
Miscellaneous documents [subseries]

Scope note: 41 miscellaneous documents of James Moncrieff, including general accounts and bills paid, several for the purchase of goods. These documents also include James Moncrieff’s will (dated 1793 September) and two documents pertaining to the sale of slaves by William Cole to Stephan Brown in Charleston, South Carolina (1781 May 18 and 1782 October 11). One document, relating to the construction of a railway by Anstruther and Saint Andrews Railway Company, is a disposition by Alexander Graham Sheppard that includes a map of the area in question (Kingsbarns, 1894 June 15).

Box   3 Folders   5-11
Documents,  1781 March 6-[1793 March];  1894 June 15. (41 items)
Box   4  
Miscellaneous bound materials [subseries]

Scope note: 4 miscellaneous bound items.

George Scott, manuscript book of poetry,  1784 June 24. (18pp.)
Moncrieff, James, notes on draining water,  undated. (30pp.)
Moncrieff, James, notes on the principles of war,  undated. (3pp.)
Unsigned notebook,  undated. (1p.)
Miscellaneous items and empty envelopes [subseries]

Scope note: 9 miscellaneous items and empty envelopes.

Box   3 Folder   12
Miscellaneous items,  undated.    [Note: 1 broadside and 4 maps located in Oversize Manuscripts]
Box   3 Folder   13
Empty Envelopes,  undated.
Box   3 Folder   14
Envelopes in which the Moncrieff Papers were previously housed,  undated.