Appendix to the history of St. Peter's, Montrose as preserved in its minutes from 1718-1842. Being notes on (English (so called)) Episcopal Congregations in Scotland and various efforts at union with them by the Scottish Episcopal Church. Includes: Bannerman and Macqueen - notes for precognition or statement of R.L. Stewart, regarding relationship of St. Thomas' congregation (Edinburgh) and the Scottish Episcopal Church. 1795. Transcript. Excerpts from minutes of Conference of the College of Bishops with regard to English Episcopal Congregations in Scotland, 1877, 1882, 1904, 1905 and 1907. Transcripts and originals of correspondence particularly relating to concordant between managers and congregation of St. Peter's English Episcopal Chapel, Montrose and the Bishop of Brechin, 1917-1919. Compiled c.1919.
Diary of Mr James Guthrie, Minister of Arbirlot [1635-1662], 1612-1661; continued by Mr John Guthrie, his son, to 1681. Notes on the family of Lamb and list of charters granted to Guthrie family c.1315-1541. Transcribed from copy of Helen Lingard Guthrie, Carnoustie House, 1919. ["Miss Lingard Guthrie copied her version from copies of the original made by Rev. R. Lingard Guthrie, her grandfather and another older copy, 1918. Original was believed by her to be in possession of some of the Guthries of Craigie"].
Diary of Robert Lees, fisherman, 1809-. [Printed in Stonehaven Journal, 26 March, 1908]. Diary of Mary (or May) Edwards (daughter of Robert Edwards, farmer at Broombank, Drumlithie): "Memorandums and Scrapes". Includes; genealogical notes on Edwards' family, notes on deaths of family and acquaintances within the Episcopal Church, Railway at Arduthie, Episcopal news, verses and thoughts. Entries dated 1765-1887, probably written c.1830-1887. Transcribed c.1912.
Letters from the Episcopal Chest, Vol. 1: Nos. 51-61: Lord Arbuthnott to Archibald Campbell, 1723-1725. Concerns number of clergy retaining the usages; Bishop Falconer's death, the Bishop's conclave held in Edinburgh 1723; details of those in support of and against Lord Artbuthnott's book. Nos. 1801-1833: Bishop Alexander Rose [of Edinburgh] to Archibald Campbell and others, 1706-1713. Other addressees: Rev. John Falconer of Carnby, Rev. George Honiman of Levistoun. Subjects include persecution of the clergy in Perth, Dundee, Montrose, Stirling, Elgin and Keith; the conduct of Dr Scott, Dean of Glasgow; the setting up of the English service in Aberdeen. Transcribed c.1912.
Letters from the Episcopal Chest, Vol. 2: MSS nos. 1834-1846: Bishop Alexander Rose to Archibald Campbell and John Falconer, 1715-1720. Subjects include imprisonment of the Earls of Wigan, Hume Kinnoul; the Synodical Decision in Scotland as to primitive uses not to be complied with; the controversy among Protestants and the persecution of clergy in Scotland. Also includes notes from unidentified printed source on "Squire Nelson", (Robert Nelson). Transcribed c.1912.
Episcopal Clergy Fund. Minutes of the Charitable Contributions for the relief of the Indigent Episcopal Clergy and their widows, 1754-1786. Also includes: Account of charities for the relief of the poor Episcopal Clergy in collection book of Mr William Harper and Mr John Addison, 1739-1741. [Original MS notebook]. Transcribed from original in Advocates Library, (MS 16.2.1), c.1912.
MS no. 201 from Episcopal Chest: register of the administration of the charitable contributions for the Indigent Episcopal Clergy, their widows and children, 1788-1791. (Continued in DC/55). Transcribed c.1915. MS no. 201 (Cont.) 1788-1800. Transcribed 1915.
MS no. 203 from Episcopal Chest: some account of [Episcopal] Clergy in Scotland at the Revolution. n.d. Also lists of clergy deprived subsequently, accounts of persecution, biographical notes and letters to Bishop Keith on the same subject
MS no. 237 from Episcopal Chest: Memoirs of the Episcopal Church of Scotland from the memorable revolution in 1688, 1688-1755. Authorship attributed to Rev. William Harper, St. Paul's, Carrubber Close or Rev. Alexander Robertson. "Copied from manuscript in the possession of Bishop Walker, probably by Thomas Stephen, Medical Librarian, Kings College, London, c.1836". Transcribed (from above copy), c.1915.