Contents and Arrangement

3 Documents, 4 Letters, 1799

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists primarily of correspondence and documents regarding monies owed to James Robertson by the estate of Lord James Drummond, the Earl of Perth. The material deals with the attempts made to understand the nature of the legal conflict and to recover amounts owed to General Robertson. Correspondents include Andrew Bell, Elias Boudinot, David Erskine, James Morris and his agent James Chalmers, and Walter Rutherfurd. There are lists of accounts, "Statements of Facts," and other documents about the case. There are also several unrelated receipts and bills of Robertson and other individuals.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

3 Documents, 4 Letters; James Robertson Collection, C1211, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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