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Rules. Instructions

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

‘Breviary of the Decisions of the Lords of Session ... and of the Acts of Sederunt, from June, 1661, to July, 1681, observed by Sir James Dalrymple of Stair.’

Identifier: Adv.MS.81.1.1
Scope and Contents The Acts of Sederunt, 1661-1681, as in the printed ‘Decisions of the Lords of council and session’, are followed by a summary of Decisions arranged alphabetically according to subject. The text is apparently copied from an incomplete manuscript.At the end, inverted, is a copy of ‘Instructions and rules ... to the Commissaries, clerks, procurators fiscalls, and other members of the court of the whole ecclesiasticall jurisdiction,’ forwarded under cover of a Royal letter dated...
Dates: 1661-1681.

Cistercian rules, copied by Alexander Scot, monk of the Cistercian Abbey of Newbattle.

Identifier: Adv.MS.18.4.1
Scope and Contents (i) 'Liber antiquarum definitionum', i-iv, omitting ii.1-2 ('Nomasticon Cisterciense', pages 367-400). Section i is the 'Carta caritatis', the original rule of the order (folio 1).(ii) 'Constitutio Benedicti Papae XII' ('Nomasticon Cisterciense', pages 473-495; different numbering of chapters), with an index prefixed (folio 19).(iii) 'Liber antiquarum definitionum', ii.1-2, iii-xiii, omitting iii.2 and xii.1 ('Nomasticon Cisterciense', pages 376-378, 395-457) (folio...
Dates: 1523.

Copies, 18th century, of the Standing Orders of the House of Lords, volume 1., 1641, 1708, and before.

Identifier: Adv.MS.28.7.1
Scope and Contents

The Orders in this manuscript are unnumbered and do not correspond with those in later copies. The latest Order is dated 1707/1708. This is followed (folio 52) by a note of an Order made in 1641. There is no index.

Dates: 1641, 1708, and before.

Copies, 18th century, of the Standing Orders of the House of Lords, volume 2., 1721, and before.

Identifier: Adv.MS.28.7.2
Scope and Contents

This volume contains an index, followed (folio 9) by numbers 1-115 of the Orders, the last of which is dated 1721.

Dates: 1721, and before.

Copy, 18th century, of the Standing Orders of the House of Lords, 1763, and before.

Identifier: Adv.MS.20.6.5
Scope and Contents

The manuscript contains numbers 1-127 of the Orders. The latest Orders are dated 1763.

Dates: 1763, and before.

Copy, possibly the holograph, of the report by Thomas Tucker on the customs and excise of Scotland.

Identifier: Adv.MS.28.6.5
Scope and Contents Tucker had been sent to Scotland in the autumn of 1655 to set up the customs and to re-establish the excise, and his report, dated 20 November 1656, was written after his return to London. The report is followed by an unmarked copy of ‘Rules, Orders and Instructions, Made and Published by the Commissioners of Customs and Excise in Scotland ...’ (Edinburgh, 1656) (folio 54), and by `The forme of the Cash or Day Booke to be kept by the severall Collectors of Customs and Excise in...
Dates: 1655-1656.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, of Charles Longman., 1880-1929.

Identifier: MS.40710
Scope and Contents Letters of Charles Longman to John Murray IV, with a few letters to John Murray III and with related letters and papers.The letters concern the business relations between Longman and the Murrays and their associates. The letters are arranged chronologically:1880-1885: folios 1-15;1886-1889: folios 16-45*;1890-1895: folios 46-63;1896-1899: folios 64-88**;1900-1904: folios 89-98;1906-1909: folios 99-112***;...
Dates: 1880-1929.

Manuscript concerning the offices of a herald.

Identifier: Adv.MS.31.7.22
Scope and Contents The contents of the manuscript are as follows:(i) Description of the offices of Constable, Admiral, Marshal, etc. (folio 1).(ii) ‘A nobile trety belangand the making of heraldis and ye properteis to yis office` (folio 3). It includes (folio 22) a set of rules for tournaments attributed to Philip of France.(iii) Statutes of the law of arms attributed to Louis III of France (folio 34 verso). This is followed by material on the coronation of emperors and...
Dates: 1st half of 16th century.

Manuscript of the ‘Regiam Maiestatem’, ‘Quoniam attachiamenta’, statutes, burgh laws, ‘De judicibus’, and other smaller legal texts, mostly in Scots, written in the 3rd quarter of the 15th century. Sections (xxv)-(xxvii) are a slightly later addition.

Identifier: Adv.MS.25.4.15
Scope and Contents The contents of the manuscript are as follows:(i) `Regiam Maiestatem` in 4 books of 191 continuously numbered chapters (34, 74, 26, and 57 in each book respectively) with table at the beginning (folio 1). The end of chapter 6 to the beginning of chapter 14 is lost. ‘Acts of the Parliament of Scotland’, i, pages 233-277.(ii) `Quoniam attachiamenta` in 61 chapters with table at the beginning (folio 60 verso). Chapters 11-24 are lost. ‘Acts of the Parliament of...
Dates: 14th century-15th century.

Minute books, 1849-1901, of the Grand Lodge of Free Gardeners Scotland.

Identifier: Acc.10138
Scope and Contents

With copy, 1948, of the revised constitution of the South African Provincial Lodge of the Order

Dates: 1849-1901 and 1948.

Miscellaneous papers, chiefly relating to families of the north-east of Scotland, collected by William Rose., 1644-early 19th century.

Identifier: Adv.MS.49.7.13
Scope and Contents The contents of the manuscript are as follows:(i) Biography and pedigree of Gavin Douglas, 18th century. (Inv. XXX, Mac. 65.) (Folio 1.)(ii) Account of the Caldees of Loch Leven, `taken from the Cartulary of St. Andrews, Folios 50, 51 and 52.` (Inv. XXXI. Mac. 65.) (Folio 17.)(iii) `Abstract of the History of the Parish of Aberchirder alias Marnach` from 1057 to 1795, circa 1800. (Inv. XLVI, Mac. 67.) (Folio 19.)(iv) Papers concerning the death...
Dates: 1644-early 19th century.

Papers concerning Scottish football.

Identifier: Acc.9979
Scope and Contents


"Scottish Football Annual, 1875-6"

"Constitution and Rules of the Scottish Football Association" (1873), with manuscript notes

five notebooks, 1867-1903, of Sir George Graham, on Scottish football

21 postcards, 1904-1912, of Scottish football teams and players

typescripts and newspaper cuttings, 1931-1933 and undated, on Scottish football

Dates: 1867-1933 and undated.

Personal and political papers of Rosemary Hall.

Identifier: Acc.13491
Scope and Contents Rosemary Hall was born on 22nd April 1925 in Aberdeen. She spent her early life in Montrose where her father and uncle ran the family salmon fishing business. Hall began her schooling in Montrose. However, the outbreak of the war caused interruption and her school was evacuated to Speyside. She began her working life as a PA to a partner in a firm of accountants in Edinburgh. Although Hall gave up her job after marriage, she did not stop working; she was against nuclear power in all forms...
Dates: 1947-2010

Records of the Amalgamated Slaters` Society of Scotland.

Identifier: Dep.124- is now Acc.4707.