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Briefs. Legal documents.

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Concise statements of the arguments of a party to a case in dispute, submitted to the court or other body hearing the case.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of papers consisting mostly of briefs for various peers in support of their voting as Scottish Representative Peers in the election of 1790.

Identifier: Adv.MS.10.1.8
Scope and Contents There is a contents list on folio 1.The contents are as follows: (i) brief for the 9th Earl (later 1st Marquess) of Abercorn (folio 1); (ii) brief for the 7th Earl of Galloway, 6th Earl of Stair, 13th Lord Somerville and 7th Lord Napier of Merchiston against a petition of the 4th Earl of Selkirk and the 3rd Earl of Hopetoun (folio 18); (iii) brief for the same four peers as (ii) above relating to a point in a petition by the 7th Marquess of...
Dates: ?1785-1790.

Papers of the Royal Scottish Society of Arts, mostly containing printed material, some press cuttings and photographs., 1821-1978, undated.

Identifier: Acc.7619/82-102
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Including billet books, printed "Transactions", minute book, recent administrative correspondence and other earlier documents.

Dates: 1821-1978, undated.