Dumbarton through the Centuries, a short history of Dumbarton
Dumbarton Town Council, 1972.
Reports from Commissioners, 1801-1826
– vol. 73 / 74, Public Works: Highland Roads and Bridges, etc. 1803 – 1826
contains the first to the ninth reports of the Commissioners for making Roads and building Bridges in the Highlands of Scotland.
the fourth to the twelfth reports of the Commissioners for the Repair of Roads in Scotland [with the first three reports incorporated into the appendices of the 7th and 8th reports of the Highlands of Scotland reports].
Report from the Committee on the funds arising from the Forfeited Estates in Scotland [and their use in harbour works].
Memoir relative to the construction of the Map of Scotland, published by Aaron Arrowsmith, in the year 1807.
Statement of the origin and extent of the several roads in Scotland, made wholly, or in part, at the public expense……together with papers relating to the military roads in Scotland.
Highland Roads and Bridges, Estimates….[for making roads and building bridges in Scotland] – 2 reports. …
Memorials from Peterhead and Banff concerning damage occasioned by a storm in October .
with thirteen maps of Scotland (mostly large folding maps with outline colouring), a single-page map of St.Kilda from a 1799 survey, two very large folding plates of bridges and harbours, and one plate of Bonar Bridge.
a map of the north-east coast of Shetland is referred to, but not bound in.
Nonogenarian’s Reminiscences of Garelochside & Helensburgh
and the people who dwelt thereon and therein
Helensburgh, MacNeur & Bryden and Dumbarton, Bennett & Thomson, 1883.
includes biographical notices of Robert Napier and Henry Bell, and brief accounts of the last voyages of the first and second ‘Comet’ .
Historic Families and Notable People of the Lennox
[Leven, Loch Lomond, and Cardross]
Dumbarton, printed for the author, 1891.
Trial of Mungo Campbell…..for the Murder of Alexander Earl of Eglintoun…..
[London, printed for D.Wilson & G.Nicol, 1770].
a celebrated 18th century Scottish murder trial. Mungo Campbell was charged with the murder of Alexander, Easr of Eglintoun, following an argument about poaching on the Earl’s lands near Ardrossan.
Campbell claimed that the fatal shooting was accidental, but he was found guilty and sentenced to hang.
Campbell cheated the hangman by taking his own life in prison.