For each manuscript is given the chapter(s), with title(s) contained in it, and, in brackets, reference to volume and page of the Stair Society edition of the lectures.
For students` notes of these lectures see Adv.MSS.7.2.4-7.2.17 and 25.6.10.
For two letters to Hume found among these manuscripts see Adv.MS.81.1.19, folio 83.
The lectures have been published by G Campbell H Paton for the Stair Society (Edinburgh, 1939-1958), in 6 volumes.
Presented, 1925, by the Faculty of Advocates to the nation on the foundation of the National Library of Scotland.
The manuscripts were presented to the Advocates’ Library in 1873 by John Hay Athole Macdonald, Lord Kingsburgh, Lord Justice Clerk.