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Legal notes on various matters of Civil and Scots law, including some by Lord Milton., 17th century-18th century.

Identifier: MS.17813

Scope and Contents

The more substantial items are: suggestions for amending the law, 1752 (folio 12), proposals for publishing the Civil Law (folio 15), notes on actions (folio 57; cf. MS.17820), a summary of Stair's ‘Institutions’ (folio 69), a copy of 'De jure praelationis Nobilium Scotiae ... 1606' (see Adv.MS.33.7.5) with various lists of peers down to 1707 and of representative peers down to 1739 (folio 86), and an alphabetical list of tailzies from 1685 to 1754 (folio 131).


  • Creation: 17th century-18th century.

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159 Leaves


159 folios.

Repository Details

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

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