Copies, in chronological order, of the opinions given by John Inglis (later Lord Glencorse, Lord President of the Court of Session), some conjointly with other advocates. Edit




  • 1846-1858. (Creation)


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    6 volumes. Folio.



  • Scope and Contents

    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.

  • Related Materials

    See also Adv.MSS.38.1.1-38.6.2: Notebooks of John Inglis.

  • Other Finding Aids

    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.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Presented, 1925, by the Faculty of Advocates to the nation on the foundation of the National Library of Scotland.

  • Custodial History

    The volumes were presented to the Advocates’ Library in 1921 by Alexander W Inglis of Glencorse, son of Lord Glencorse.