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Diaries of John Chisholm, Kings Counsel; and papers formerly loosely enclosed therein.

Identifier: MSS.21072-21096

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John Chisholm, from Perth, studied at Edinburgh and Leipzig, and was admitted advocate in 1881. He stood unsuccessfully as a Conservative at the elections of 1885 and 1892. He took silk in 1904 and was appointed Sheriff of Roxburgh, Berwick and Selkirk in 1905. He married in 1892, and died in 1929.


  • Creation: 1877-1928.

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25 Volumes

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Deposited, 1934, by J S Leadbetter, Kings Counsel.

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