Volume containing papers concerning peerages attainted after the 1715 and 1745 Rebellions. Edit

Summary

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Adv.MS.26.1.8
Level of Description
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Dates

  • 1818-1829. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    131 folios. Folio.

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Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents of the volume are as follows:

    (i) Opinions, 1826, concerning the forfeiture of the Earldom of Cromartie (folios 1-52);

    (ii) Letters, 1818-1819, and papers including transcripts of documents and opinions, 1829, and undated, concerning the claim of Sir Thomas Livingstone, 7th Baronet, of Westquarter, to the title and dignities of Earl of Linlithgow and Callendar (folios 53-119);

    (iii) Draft remarks, 1828, on the claim of William Maxwell of Caruchan to the Earldom of Nithsdale (folios 120-131).

  • 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 76.

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