The volumes are numbered V to X; it seems likely that the missing I to IV covered all of Inglis’s earlier career as an advocate, from 1835. The series ends with his elevation to the bench as Lord Justice Clerk in July 1858.
See also Adv.MSS.38.1.1-38.6.2: Notebooks of John Inglis.
The first volume is provided with a chronological index at the beginning, and an alphabetical one at the end; the remainder have alphabetical ones at the beginning.
Presented, 1925, by the Faculty of Advocates to the nation on the foundation of the National Library of Scotland.
The volumes were presented to the Advocates’ Library in 1921 by Alexander W Inglis of Glencorse, son of Lord Glencorse.