Miscellaneous papers, mostly concerning ecclesiastical, legal and genealogical subjects. Edit


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  • 16th century, 1743, 1773, 1776, 1844, 1855. (Creation)


  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    42 folios. Folio and under.



  • Scope and Contents

    The contents of the volume are as follows:

    (i) Inventory of writs, `Anent ye baronie of Tyllebulalb and redemptione thairof be James Strathay of Carmyle and lairdes of Skene`, 16th century (folio 1).

    (ii) 4 letters of James Lindsay, 5th Earl of Balcarres, to his sister, Lady Elizabeth Lindsay, 1743, and undated (folio 4).

    (iii) `Scroll of a Speech on an Overture transmitted by the [General] Assembly [of the Church of Scotland to the Presbyteries] anent Members of inferior Courts being allowed to judge in the Superior Courts in Cases appealed from them`, 1773; and a similar scroll, 1776, concerning another Overture, `That all Judicatorys should be prohibited from doing anything contrary to the Constitution and Law of the Church` (folio 10).

    (iv) Papers, legal and genealogical, concerning the succession to the estate of Innes of Stow, 1855 (folio 19).

    (v) Paper, 1844, concerning the claim of Sir Augustus Frederick D`Este to the title of his father, Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (folio 41).