Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)WKL
TitleThe Papers of William Kerr Lothian
Extent10 items
DescriptionDocuments relating to payments including:

Receipt for payment of outstanding bill by Captain James, 12 May 1779; Sworn statement by Frederick Newman for payment of accounts in arrears, dated 11 Aug 1787; Order for payment of sums of £50 and £30 from John Druly 7 Jul 1784 and 10 Jan 1788; bond of provision (copy) for Lord Lothian, 1794; Receipt of "New Supply" money the Marquis of Lothian's property in Canongate, 1797; Two receipts for land tax and payment of duties in respect of raising recruits for the army and navy dated 1796 and 1797; A share dividend document, London, 27 April 1786; and Edinburgh Friendly Insurance, 1800.
ArrangementThe collection is arranged chronologically.
Access ConditionsAccess to all registered researchers
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Access StatusOpen
Administrative HistoryWilliam John Kerr (1737-1815) 5th Marquess of Lothian. Son of William Henry Kerr, 4th Marquess of Lothian (d 1775) and his wife, Caroline (d 1778), daughter of 3rd Earl of Holderness. A General in the Army, Col 1st Life Guards and a Representative Peer, 1778-84.

Reference: Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage ( Macmillan & Debrett's Peerage Ltd. 2000 ).