(520) 17 January, 1744, Bishop Dunbar, Peter Head to Alexander Robertson. States that the convocation was "no encroachment" on [their] just privileges and asks if the Church should be bound by outdated forms; he suggests that a new synodical meeting may be called. Letter, 3 February, 1744, Bishop White to Bishop Keith. Asks Keith's opinion of the Edinburgh Presbyters' letter and makes comparison with past situations. Discusses the Edinburgh Presbyters and the constitution of the church. Letter, 18 February 1744, Bishop Falconer to Bishop Keith. Beginning of letter only. It states that he has received a "most scurilous, bantering, seditious paper" from the Edinburgh Presbyters.
(519) Letter, John McKenzie, Edinburgh to Bishop Keith, Edinburgh. States reason why he cannot comply with Canon excluding him from attending a meeting of the Edinburgh clergy and that the Canon is a direct contradiction to the established maxim "one bishop in one city".
(530) Letter, Bishop Alexander to Bishop Keith. A letter occasioned by seeing a letter of Bishop Smith (of England) to McKenzie. Alexander criticises him for encouraging "our rebels" and discusses the use of liturgies.
(550) Letter, Alexander Robertson, Edinburgh to Robert Forbes, Leith. Gives notice that William Harper is appointed to the charge of Newton in Bothkennar and discusses the duties of presbyters towards vacant sees.
(536) Letter, anonymous, Edinburgh to Robert Forbes, Leith. An attack ostensibly in the form of a 'review' on a letter by Robert Forbes in reply to the letter by Alexander Robertson. [See also DC/60], (552).
(533) The second address of the presbyters of Edinburgh to Bishop Keith. Complains of the bishops' silence over a previous address and asks for assurance that the English Liturgy would not be proscribed. Includes marginal notes attributed to Bishop Keith and further notes by Christie.
Transcripts of baptism, marriage and burial registers for parishes within the diocese 1712-1919; transcripts of Presbyterian records: presbyteries of Mearns / Fordoune, 1662-1719, Kirk of Session of Fetteresso, 1640-1876; transcripts of Episcopal records for the Diocese of Aberdeen, 1783-1800, Stonehaven, 1737-1751, Turriff 1776-1817, Diocese of Brechin 1744-1929, Dundee 1757-1829, St. Paul's Seagate (Dundee) 1739-1765, English Chapel, Dundee 1749-1831, St. Peter's Episcopal Chapel, Montrose, 1718-1842, Episcopal Synod of Dunblane 1735-1743, Synod of Dunkeld, 1743-1831, Episcopal Meeting House in Perth, 1739-1745; transcripts of diaries and journals of James Guthrie, Minister of Arbirlot, and his son 1612-1681, Rev. John Hunter, Episcopal Minister in Shetland 1734-1745, Robert Lees, fisherman, 1809-, Mary (or May) Edwards (daughter of Robert Edwards, farmer at Broombank, Drumlithie): 1765-1887; transcript of papers in the 'Episcopal Chest', mainly letters 1688-1880; transcripts from Bishop Robert Forbes' 'Folio Book' 1770-1772; notes on the history of the Episcopal church, the diocese, congregations and clergy, including genealogical and local history notes, with related transcripts c.1315-1927; biographical notes on 17th and 18th century Episcopal clergy from various MS and printed sources; scrapbooks, files and newscutting books 1874-1930; Disc of digitised images of Old Deer Baptismal and Marriage Registers; Aberdeen Diocesan Minutes of BrMS 3 DC/3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 26.
Architect and Engineer: William Smith. Scale of plan approximately 1 in. to 20 ft. [1:240] Horizontal scale approximately 1 in. to 60 ft. [1:720] Vertical scale approximately 1 in. to 13 ft. [1:156] 55 x 43 cm.