Composition about the life and death of Constable Alexander (Sandy) Lamont (1843-1888) of Gortendonnel (Barrapol), who served in the Lanarkshire Constabulary during 1872-1888. Written in 2021 by G Barnsley, Chairman of the Lanarkshire Police Historical Society.
Original handwritten letter dated 1911 from Kenneth MacKenzie, Scarinish, to J P Milligan Esq of J & F J Martin, lawyers, Edinburgh, regarding a trusteeship and financial situation with a Dundee property.
Original handwritten letter dated 1894 from Mrs J MacLean, Tiree, to lawyers J & F J Martin, Edinburgh, regarding the proper distribution of funds within her family. Mentions a Mrs Wallace, MacKenzies and Dr Buchanan, Baugh.
Original handwritten letter dated 1882 from Rev John Gregorson Campbell (1836-1891), folklorist and Free Church Minister at Tiree and Coll, to lawyers J & F J Martin, Edinburgh, regarding what is being done about his sister’s legal case.
Original handwritten letter dated 1884 from Rev John Gregorson Campbell (1836-1891), folklorist and Free Church Minister at Tiree and Coll, to lawyers J & F J Martin, Edinburgh, regarding a petition from the Presbytery of Mull to the General Assembly, legal matters arising and the need for a qualified assistant.
Original copy of a children’s comic book featuring the story ‘Dandy, the Detective Dispatch Rider’ by Mrs Alexander Gross, and colour artwork of a German Zeppelin and British tri-planes, suggesting it dates from WWI. Also includes a poem ‘The Flowers Postman’ about bees, and sketches of children. The name John ? Lamont is signed in pen at the top of the cover. Found in ‘Harbour’, Caoles.