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Papers of the 4th Marquess of Tweeddale concerning the Court of Session., 1721-1754, undated.

Identifier: MS.14520

Scope and Contents

The papers consist of the following:

(i) Papers, 1721-1725, concerning the attempted appointment of Patrick Haldane of Gleneagles as a judge of the Court of Session (folio 1);

(ii) Answers, 1725, for the King's Solicitor to the petition of Margaret Jamieson (folio 109);

(iii) ‘The alterations proposed to be made in the Criminall Law of Scotland*, undated (folio 111);

(iv) Memoranda, 1754, concerning the appointment of Thomas Hay of Huntingdon as a judge of the Court of Session (folio 117);

(v) Printed Act of Sederunt, 9 August 1754, concerning poindings and arrestments (folios 125);

(vi) Memorial, undated, concerning the Court of Justiciary (folio 128);

(vii) 'Memorial for Coll. Erskine of Carnock in the mutual appeals betwixt him & Mr. Blackwood of Pitrevy...' undated (folio 141);

(viii) 'Some further proposalls for making criminal prosecutions more easy & current in Scotland’, undated (folios 152).


  • Creation: 1721-1754, undated.

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157 Leaves

Language of Materials

From the Series: Undetermined


157 folios.

Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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