Volume containing inter alia translations or copies, 1706 or after, of treatises on maritime law, chancery styles, and Crown patrimony, an index to Stair’s ‘Institutions of the Law of Scotland’, and copies of Scottish patents, 16th and 17th century.
Scope and Contents
The manuscript is in the hand of Robert Mylne, and his initials are recorded on the inside front cover. The latest document is dated 1706, and the manuscript was probably written soon after that date. On the flyleaf a contemporary hand has written `This Book Considering the Valuable Miscellanies therein cannot be sold under ten dollars at least [[ … ]] I.V.G.`
- Creation: 16th century-1706.
0.00 Linear metres (i + 291 folios. Quarto.)
Language of Materials
Other Finding Aids
There is an index to the volume on folios 289-291.
The manuscript was Quarto 17 in the sale of Robert Mylne`s books in 1748.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Presented, 1925, by the Faculty of Advocates to the nation on the foundation of the National Library of Scotland.
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Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository