(1086) Letter, Edinburgh, Bishops Gillan and Keith to their Episcopal Brethren. Reminds them of the decision of an earlier meeting of the Brethren to declare the decree of suspension against Mr Mabane null and void. Expresses concern over possible divisions among the clergy caused by Bishop Freebairn's pursuit of the matter using unprocedural means.
(1091) Letter, 23 April, 1740, Falkland, Rev. Thomas Young to Bishop Robert Keith at Edinburgh. Informs the Bishop of recent events in his life and expresses his desire to meet the Bishop to receive instructions from him.
(1092) Letter. Third part. David Scott to Rev. (Bishop) Robert Keith at Edinburgh. Informs him that the Crail congregation has invited Robert Lindsay to succeed Mr Lyon and asks for the Bishop's compliance.
(1093) Letter, Glasgow, Rev. George Graeme to Rev. John Alexander at Alloa. Thanks him for renouncing his claim to Rev. Ninian Niving's assistance, allowing the latter to help Graeme - "an instance of uncommon kindness and generosity". Expresses concern over Niving's step-daughter being taken dangerously ill.
(1080) Letter, Kinnaird; Lord Southesk to Bishop Campbell at London. Designs to marry "L[ady]" M.S. daughter of the Earl of Galloway, but entreats secrecy; is sorry that "my friend" Montrose should continue on the Whig "lieg", mentions friendship between Montrose and "a friend of yours"; rejoices at the peace; does not doubt that Lord Winchelsea "returns his integrity"; rejoices to think "our numbers are daily increasing".
(1082) Letter, Riga; George Pattullo to Bishop John Falconer [at Carnbee]. Express appreciation for spiritual advice, administration of the Eucharist by the Lutherans and Russians; with facsimile signature.
(484) Letter, Arthur Millar, Bishop of Edinburgh to Bishop David Freebairn. Relates to the schism between the college and diocesan bishops and the assumption of authority over the church by the college bishops.