Series MS 17/10/11 - Miscellaneous papers, mainly relating to John James Dalyell and Mrs Marie Anne Dalyell

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MS 17/10/11


Miscellaneous papers, mainly relating to John James Dalyell and Mrs Marie Anne Dalyell


  • 1866-1875 (Creation)

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34 items

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Includes (1-2) Accounts from Dr Robert Dickson and Dr David Greig to James Dalyell for medical services. 1867-1868. (3) Pencilled list containing details of James Dalyell's naval career, ships on which he served, together with dates of service and appointments held; also some information regarding his discharge from HM Coast Guard Service due to ill-health. n.d. (4) Notes and correspondence relating to articles, sketches and stories by John James Dalyell, some intended for publication; including 'Preface', a draft introduction to an article on volunteer corps characters submitted to an unidentified journal, probably Punch. [See also MS 17/10/12]. (5-6) Statements of Account of Mrs Marie Anne Dalyell with the Union Bank of Scotland. 1872-1874. (7-8) Printed notices advertising stock of David Anderson, clothier, Dundee. 1872-1873. (9-10) Part of a letter or draft attaching a petition in respect of the system of rental assessment as it applies to firms in Dundee (probably in connection with Mr Baxter's Bill in the House of Commons). [1866-1867]. [See also MS 11/10/3(18) and MS 17/10/25]. (11) Draft letter from John James Dalyell concerning an application to raise the status of the Broughty Ferry Sub-division of the 3rd Forfarshire Artillery Volunteers to that of a Battery. n.d. (12) Notice of Inland Revenue Assessment for house and garden of Mrs Marie Anne Dalyell, at West Point House, Carnoustie. October 1875. (20) Memo of places visited in London by John James Dalyell in company with Mr and Mrs Anderson. [In 1872]. (22) Draft of "Tayville's Story". (23) Draft of incomplete story (untitled)


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Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.

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Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.

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Paper. May require conservation

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MS 17/10/11

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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997



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  • English



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