Printed papers and manuscript notes by Lord Shand concerning the Free Church Appeal Case in the House of Lords. Edit




  • 1904. (Creation)


  • 339 Leaves (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

  • Other Finding Aids

    The description is based on the “Catalogue of the manuscripts in the Advocates’ Library. II. Law" (F.R.185).

  • Custodial History

    The manuscript was presented to the Advocates Library, 1920, by Mrs James Taylor Smith, Glasgow (Lord Shand’s niece).

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents consist of Lord Shand’s copy of the House of Lords papers in the Free Church appeal case (The general assembly of the Free Church of Scotland and others v the Right Honourable John Campbell, Lord Overtoun and others), 1904, with his Lordships manuscript notes and the printed draft judgements of Lords Davey, Robertson, and Lindley.

  • Arrangement

    678 pages.