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Condescendances. Legal documents.

Subject Source: Other Source
Scope Note: The part of a pursuer's written pleadings which contains a statement of the facts on which they rely. Source: Gibb (A D). 'Students' glossary of Scottish legal terms.' (Edinburgh: W Green and Son Ltd, 1946.).

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence and papers, 1807-1815, and printed legal papers, 1808-1810, concerning the lawsuit between Admiral John Elliot and Archibald Cochrane of Ashkirk concerning Essenside Loch., 1807-1815.

Identifier: MS.12868
Scope and Contents From the Series: John Elliot entered the Royal Navy in 1745 and reached the rank of Admiral in 1799. He was Member of Parliament for Cockermouth, 1767-1768, and served as Governor of Newfoundland, 1786. Most of this material relates to his estate of Essenside in the parish of Ashkirk, Roxburghshire, and to his mining interests, especially the affairs of the White Water Mineral Company. In the family and general correspondence, there is material relating to his naval career, especially his Governorship of...
Dates: 1807-1815.

Correspondence and papers concerning church affairs in the Parish of Minto., 1880-1894.

Identifier: MS.13323
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The founder of the family was Gilbert Elliot (1651-1718), a younger son of Gavin Elliot of Midlem Mill. Gilbert Elliot was admitted to the Faculty of Advocates in 1688, created a baronet in 1700, and appointed a Lord of Session as Lord Minto in 1705; he acquired the lands of Headshaw in Roxburghshire in 1696, and added Minto to his property in 1703. Sir Gilbert Elliot, 2nd Baronet (1693-1766), likewise had a distinguished legal career, becoming a Lord of Session as Lord Minto in 1726, a...
Dates: 1880-1894.

Documents, including accounts, petitions and memorandums, of George Skene and John Skene of Halyards., 1666-1752.

Identifier: Acc.12092/6
Scope and Contents Contains:144. Account between John Skene of Halyeards and Mr Thomas Skene, 1690-99. 1700.145. Testament dative of Mr Thomas Skein, advocat who deceased November 1700. Inventory given up by Beatrix Hepburne his relict. [part torn away] after 16 August 1701.146. Copy disposition by Elisabeth Ker, relict of Mr Christopher Irvein, Dr of medicine in. Edinburgh to her son, John Irveine of a bond for 1200 merks granted by Sir William Ker of Greenhead, Kt, Bt...
Dates: 1666-1752.

Financial and legal papers relating to the Minto estate., 1667-1862, undated.

Identifier: MS.13248
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows. (i) Financial papers of the Scotts of Chapel, 1678-1712 (folio 1); (ii) Financial papers of Francis Scott of Alton, 1713-1722, chiefly concerning his dealings with William Hunter, minister of Lilliesleaf, and his family (folio 43); (iii) Miscellaneous legal deeds and pleadings, 1667-1811 (folio 66); (iv) Inventories of writs chiefly relating to Shielswood in Minto and East Moriston near Earlston, 1668-1862, undated (folio 98).

Dates: 1667-1862, undated.

Legal documents concerning the families of Stuart of Castlemilk, and the Stuarts of Torrance., 1664-1829.

Identifier: MS.5327
Scope and Contents The legal documents comprise the following: (i) Condescendences, 1766-1822 (number 1); (ii) Submissions, 1703-1812 (number 7); (iii) Summonses, 1654-1818 (number 12); (iv) Executions, 1664-1804 (number 23); (v) Protests, 1724-1779 (number 43); (vi) Suspensions, 1672-1772 (number 82); (vii) Declarations, 1674-1824 (number 97); (viii) Instructions, 1672-1822 (number 113); (ix) Intimations, 1793-1820 (number 132); (x) Minutes, 1676-1825 (number 139); (xi) Instruments, 1678-1680 (number...
Dates: 1664-1829.