The fonds consists of microfilmed manuscripts that deal principally with the Army, Parliament and military affairs in Scotland from 1640-1665. The fonds has been arranged into four series; letters and papers relating to the Army and Army matters in Scotland; letters and papers dealing with the Army, its relationship with Parliament and military proceedings, including the Putney, Reading and Whitehall debates; letter-books, abstracts of orders, warrants and passes and other material dealing with the Army in Scotland and General Monck as Commander-in-Chief; and miscellaneous items, including unbound documents and volumes containing papers relating closely to, though not of, William Clarke.
Item is an matted electro steel engraved round top-half portrait of Lord Rodney Admiral (b.1718-d.1792), with orimental design around the image as well as title. Matte has on top has a crest, possibly family with latin "Non Cenerant Aqile Columbas" on it. Below the image "Ddmiral Lord Rodney, Naval Govenor of Newfoundland, 1749 is writen in pen. Botom corners unattached.
Item is an seated top-half, electro-engraved portait of Lord Chancellor Somers (b.1650-d.1716). Engraved by T.A. Dean from a picture by Sir G. Hneller in the posession of the Royal Society and published by Charles Knight, Pall Mall east, London. Engraving is 'Under the Superintendence of the sociery for difusion of Useful Kniwledge."