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Letters and papers from the Episcopal Chest bearing on the Clergy of the 18th Century: Miscellaneous MSS nos. 1078-1123 [excluding 1113-1120], 1711-1764 and MSS nos. 467-483, 1690-1727. Transcribed c.1919.

(1085) [1] Letter, 26 November, 1726, Edinburgh, Bishop Andrew Cant to Bishop Millar. Asks for confirmation of whether Bishop Millar will attend the forthcoming consecration (of Robert Ouchterlony and James Rose) and expresses support for his decision, whether favourable or not. [2] Letter, 30 November, 1726, Edinburgh, Bishop Andrew Cant to Bishop Millar. "After what I wrote to you... of my firm resolution against any more consecrations of this time you cannot but be surprised to hear that I have consented to go into contrary measures so soon".

Dean William Leslie Christie

Letters and papers from the Episcopal Chest bearing on the Clergy of the 18th Century: Miscellaneous MSS nos. 1078-1123 [excluding 1113-1120], 1711-1764 and MSS nos. 467-483, 1690-1727. Transcribed c.1919.

(1089) Certificate of marriage, 6 August, 1737, Edinburgh, between Alexander Skeen and Margaret Leslie. Rev. Robert (or David) Strange, Minister. Robert Craig and Janet Anglie, witnesses.

Dean William Leslie Christie

Letters and papers from the Episcopal Chest bearing on the Clergy of the 18th Century: Miscellaneous MSS nos. 1078-1123 [excluding 1113-1120], 1711-1764 and MSS nos. 467-483, 1690-1727. Transcribed c.1919.

(1079) Letter, Edinburgh, Rev. Charles Littlejohn to Bishop [Archibald] Campbell. As to college seals; comment on unspecified book belonging to Bishop Campbell; with facsimile signature.

Dean William Leslie Christie

Letters and papers from the Episcopal Chest bearing on the Clergy of the 18th Century: Miscellaneous MSS nos. 1078-1123 [excluding 1113-1120], 1711-1764 and MSS nos. 467-483, 1690-1727. Transcribed c.1919.

(1081) Letter, 14 February, 1714-1715; unsigned "from the Countess of Morray" to Bishop Campbell. As to poor health of Earl of Moray; anecdotes by Samuel Charteris, Presbyterian Minister of Inverkeithing and Thomas Buchanan Presbyterian Minister of Dunfermline, relating to King George and Queen Ann.

Dean William Leslie Christie

Letters and papers from the Episcopal Chest bearing on the Clergy of the 18th Century: Miscellaneous MSS nos. 1078-1123 [excluding 1113-1120], 1711-1764 and MSS nos. 467-483, 1690-1727. Transcribed c.1919.

(1084) Letter, Dundee, Bishop Robert Norie to Bishop Millar at Leith. Expresses concern over the fact that Bishop Millar has not written for a long time and recommends Robert Ouchterlony for promotion.

Dean William Leslie Christie

Letters and papers from the Episcopal Chest bearing on the Clergy of the 18th Century: Miscellaneous MSS nos. 1078-1123 [excluding 1113-1120], 1711-1764 and MSS nos. 467-483, 1690-1727. Transcribed c.1919.

(1088) Letter, Carsebank, Rev. David Guthrie to a Bishop (probably Bishop Rattray). Apologies for not writing, especially after having received valuable papers from the Bishop.

Dean William Leslie Christie

Letters and papers from the Episcopal Chest bearing on the Clergy of the 18th Century: Miscellaneous MSS nos. 1078-1123 [excluding 1113-1120], 1711-1764 and MSS nos. 467-483, 1690-1727. Transcribed c.1919.

(1090) [1] Letter, 25 March, 1738, Muldery, Rev. Alexander Cheyne to Rev. James Allan. Informs him of his desire to be transferred to Stonehaven, since he cannot serve his "present cure without being reduced to straits", and asks for a demission from his present charge of Murray, since it will be left vacant. [2] Letter, 4 April, 1738, Rev. James Allan to Rev. Alexander Cheyne. Replies to letter of 25 March. Asks Cheyne to reconsider his decision to move because the Diocese will be left short of presbyters. There is also a note from the back of the paper, possibly in Bishop Dunbar's hand, which advises the congregation at Murray to pursue the matter of Mr Cheyne's leaving at a forthcoming meeting of the Bishops.

Dean William Leslie Christie

Letters and papers from the Episcopal Chest bearing on the Clergy of the 18th Century: Miscellaneous MSS nos. 1078-1123 [excluding 1113-1120], 1711-1764 and MSS nos. 467-483, 1690-1727. Transcribed c.1919.

(1094) Letter, Old Rain, Alexander Tower to Rt. Rev. John Alexander, Bishop of Dunkeld. Gives news of family well-being and congratulates the Bishop "upon the honourable dignity" which he has "arrived to".

Dean William Leslie Christie

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