The contents are as follows.
(i) 'Practiques of the Lords of Session'. According to a note, “they appear to be President Spotswoods tho' in some things different”; see Hector McKechnie, 'Practicks, 1469-1700', in ‘An introductory survey of the sources and literature of Scots law’, ‘Stair Society’, volume i (1936). (Page 1.)
(ii) A version of Haddington's Decisions, 1592-1593; see also MS.2707. (Page 155.)
(iii) Copies of statements in the process begun by the Earl of Argyll against the Earl of Montrose, 1641; see Mark Napier, ‘Memorials of Montrose and his times’, volume i, ‘Maitland Club’ (1848). (Page 205.)
(iv) Copies of statements in a case of heirship and arrestment of rents of Dalswinton, 1653. (Page 235.)