Volume containing: (i) a copy of ‘Claim for William Maxwell, Esq., of Carruchan, to be served Heir-Male in general of Robert, the fourth Earl of Nithsdale’ (Edinburgh, 1829), bearing notes in John Riddell`s hand; (ii) a proof-copy of ‘Claim of David Maitland Makgill of Rankeilour to be served heir of line in general to James, First viscount Frendraught’ (1839), containing numerous corrections and other marginal annotation by Riddell; and (iii) an almost unmarked proof-copy of ‘Abstract of the Evidence ... of Robert Preston, Esquire of Lutton, as nearest and lawful heir-male of line to Sir Robert Preston of Valleyfield Baronet ...’ (1835). Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
Adv.MS.25.8.26
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Dates

  • 1829, 1835, 1839. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    ii folios + 8 pages; ii + 24 folios; 44 printed pages + 2 folios. Folio.

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Notes

  • Bibliography

    Maidment, John. ‘The Riddell Papers: a Catalogue of the Annotated Books and Manuscripts of the late John Riddell, Esq., Advocate` (privately printed, Edinburgh, 1863): RC 78.

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