Item is an window-matted, top-half, electro-steel engraved portrait of Robert Walpole, earl of Orford; first Prime minister of Great Britian, 1721-42 (b.1676-d.1745). Engraved by H. B. Hall from a painting by Houbraken after a painting byPond ande published by Charles Knight & co.Ludgate Street. back matted to both the matte and the image ispart of an parchment letter with the subject's signature on it. The bottom two corners of the image are unattached.
The fonds consists of a scrapbook of Tweedsmuir history, with excerpts related to Bath, Millhaven, Hawley, Fairfield Family, Dr. H.C. Burleigh, churches and historic buildings. Also includes a voter's list for municipal and provincial elections, 1880.
Item is a letter written in Edinburgh by the 11th earl of Buchan to his Lord, the Duke of Queensbury, concerning the general election of the Sixteen Representatives of the Scots Peerage. The letter is signed by the hand of the author. Item was located and retrieved from WD Jordan Special Collections - Buchan, under call number JN623 .1780 .B9.