About Robert Dalrymple of Dreghorn and Prestwoodside, WS
"Robert, the second son, was a writer to the Signet, and the law-agent and principal director of the Stair family. He was the father of two sons, who both died without issue, namely, Hugh Dalrymple, a celebrated lawyer, attorney-general of Grenada, and author of the political poem entitled Rodendo, and of various other pieces; and Primose Dalrymple, a captain in His Majesty's Service."
SOURCE: Some Old Families: A Contribution to the Genealogical History of Scotland, With an Appendix of Illustrative Documents; Hardy Bertram McCall; 1890; page 31
- The Society of Writers to Her Majesty's Signet; 1890; page 51