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Contracts. Agreements.

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Documents, enforceable by law, embodying agreements between two or more competent parties to do or not to do something, and specifying the terms and conditions of the agreement.

Found in 481 Collections and/or Records:

Contract, Sir James Halket of Pitfirrane and Alexander Bruce, brother to the Earl of Kincardine, respecting the Loch of Carnock., 23 December 1654.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6598
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The charter and legal material contained here is of importance as giving the continuous history of a landed family in Fife from the 13th to the 18th century. The Halkett family appear to have risen partly on the decline of the Lochores of Lochore. By 1431, the former are having transumpts made of charters of the early 13th century granted to the latter (Ch.6018-6019).

Dates: 23 December 1654.

Contract, Sir John Hope of Craighall, knight baronet, with consent of Thomas Hope, his eldest lawful son, and Sir James Halkett, younger of Pitfirren, by which Sir John obliges himself to enter Sir Robert Halket as heir of George Halket, his father, in two-thirds of the lands of Pitfirrane., 25 March 1647.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6588
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The charter and legal material contained here is of importance as giving the continuous history of a landed family in Fife from the 13th to the 18th century. The Halkett family appear to have risen partly on the decline of the Lochores of Lochore. By 1431, the former are having transumpts made of charters of the early 13th century granted to the latter (Ch.6018-6019).

Dates: 25 March 1647.

Contract, Sir Robert Halked of Pitfirrane, knight, and Sir James Halked, his eldest son, and Mr James Phin, portioner of Lymekills, by which he agrees to dispone to them his half of the lands of Lymekills., 12 April 1637.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6554
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The charter and legal material contained here is of importance as giving the continuous history of a landed family in Fife from the 13th to the 18th century. The Halkett family appear to have risen partly on the decline of the Lochores of Lochore. By 1431, the former are having transumpts made of charters of the early 13th century granted to the latter (Ch.6018-6019).

Dates: 12 April 1637.

Contract, Sir Robert Halket and Dame Margaret Murray, his spouse, Sir James Halket and Dame Margaret Magumrie, his spouse, and Henry Douglas of Kavill and Margaret Cunyngham, his spouse, respecting lease of twenty-one years of the lands of Knokhouse to said Henry Douglas and spouse., 19 November 1639.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6567
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The charter and legal material contained here is of importance as giving the continuous history of a landed family in Fife from the 13th to the 18th century. The Halkett family appear to have risen partly on the decline of the Lochores of Lochore. By 1431, the former are having transumpts made of charters of the early 13th century granted to the latter (Ch.6018-6019).

Dates: 19 November 1639.

Contract, Sir Robert Halket and lady and John Walker, merchant, Dunfermline, an annual-rent of 400 merks from Knokhouse., 16 November 1622.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6803
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The charter and legal material contained here is of importance as giving the continuous history of a landed family in Fife from the 13th to the 18th century. The Halkett family appear to have risen partly on the decline of the Lochores of Lochore. By 1431, the former are having transumpts made of charters of the early 13th century granted to the latter (Ch.6018-6019).

Dates: 16 November 1622.

Contract, Sir Robert Halket and lady and John Walker, merchant in Dunfermline, and his daughters, annual-rent of 180 merks from Knokhouse., 24 February 1632.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6809
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The charter and legal material contained here is of importance as giving the continuous history of a landed family in Fife from the 13th to the 18th century. The Halkett family appear to have risen partly on the decline of the Lochores of Lochore. By 1431, the former are having transumpts made of charters of the early 13th century granted to the latter (Ch.6018-6019).

Dates: 24 February 1632.

Contract, Sir Robert Halket and Robert Stanehouse, portioner of Maistertoun, annual-rent of 300 merks from lands and mains of Pitfirrane., 17 December 1615.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6800
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The charter and legal material contained here is of importance as giving the continuous history of a landed family in Fife from the 13th to the 18th century. The Halkett family appear to have risen partly on the decline of the Lochores of Lochore. By 1431, the former are having transumpts made of charters of the early 13th century granted to the latter (Ch.6018-6019).

Dates: 17 December 1615.

Contract, Sir Robert Halkett of Pitfirrane and Dame Margaret Murray, his spouse, and David Dewar of Nether Lassody, by which they dispone to him an annual-rent of 200 merks from the lands of Pitliver, alias Braidleyis., 7 February 1613.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6470
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The charter and legal material contained here is of importance as giving the continuous history of a landed family in Fife from the 13th to the 18th century. The Halkett family appear to have risen partly on the decline of the Lochores of Lochore. By 1431, the former are having transumpts made of charters of the early 13th century granted to the latter (Ch.6018-6019).

Dates: 7 February 1613.

Contract, Sir Robert Halkett of Pitfirrane, with consent of his lady, and Robert Walwod, portioner of Touche, by which Sir Robert is bound to infeft Walwood in the lands and mains of Pitfirren, in security of 5000 merks., 5 March 1633.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6534
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The charter and legal material contained here is of importance as giving the continuous history of a landed family in Fife from the 13th to the 18th century. The Halkett family appear to have risen partly on the decline of the Lochores of Lochore. By 1431, the former are having transumpts made of charters of the early 13th century granted to the latter (Ch.6018-6019).

Dates: 5 March 1633.

Contract, Sir Robert Halkheid of Pitfirrane and Dame Margaret Murray, his spouse, and Jonet Cunynghame, by which they dispone to her under reversion an annual-rent of 100 merks from lands of Knokhous., 8 September 1615.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6480
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The charter and legal material contained here is of importance as giving the continuous history of a landed family in Fife from the 13th to the 18th century. The Halkett family appear to have risen partly on the decline of the Lochores of Lochore. By 1431, the former are having transumpts made of charters of the early 13th century granted to the latter (Ch.6018-6019).

Dates: 8 September 1615.

Contract, Sir Robert Halkheid of Pitfirrane, knight, and Dame Margaret Murray, and Mark Donald, their tenant, and Robert Futhie of Foddiemyln, by which they dispone to him the lands of Sillietoun Wester and an annual-rent of six bolls bear from mill and mill lands of Burnmouth., 10 November 1602.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6398
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The charter and legal material contained here is of importance as giving the continuous history of a landed family in Fife from the 13th to the 18th century. The Halkett family appear to have risen partly on the decline of the Lochores of Lochore. By 1431, the former are having transumpts made of charters of the early 13th century granted to the latter (Ch.6018-6019).

Dates: 10 November 1602.

Contract to Captain John Brown, R N, concerning trade in Barbados., 1666.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.7580
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Most of the documents are drafts and cancelled charters which concern the 1st Marquess.

Dates: 1666.

Contract, William, commendator of Pittenweem, and Sir Michael Balfour of Burley, who dispones to the commendator all tacks of teinds of Pittenweem and Anstruther for 1300 merks., 31 December 1593.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6340
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The charter and legal material contained here is of importance as giving the continuous history of a landed family in Fife from the 13th to the 18th century. The Halkett family appear to have risen partly on the decline of the Lochores of Lochore. By 1431, the former are having transumpts made of charters of the early 13th century granted to the latter (Ch.6018-6019).

Dates: 31 December 1593.

Contract, William Wilson, portioner of Walkmyln of Burnemouth, and Robert Bruce in Lynmyln respecting annual-rent of 4½ bolls from the lands of Waulkmiln., 31 October 1586.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6758
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The charter and legal material contained here is of importance as giving the continuous history of a landed family in Fife from the 13th to the 18th century. The Halkett family appear to have risen partly on the decline of the Lochores of Lochore. By 1431, the former are having transumpts made of charters of the early 13th century granted to the latter (Ch.6018-6019).

Dates: 31 October 1586.

Contracts., 1825-1851.

 File
Identifier: Acc.3521/43
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Including legal and financial papers.

Dates: 1825-1851.

Contracts and agreements made by Christopher Murray Grieve, 'Hugh MacDiarmid' with publishers, radio and television companies, and others., 1934-1977.

 File
Identifier: MS.27161
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The papers consist chiefly of Christopher Murray Grieve’s literary papers, but there is also material relating to his family and affairs.

Dates: 1934-1977.

Contracts and Cancelled Agreements for John Murray educational titles., 1939-1995

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Acc.13328/1476-1489
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains over 180 individual editorial files relating to named titles published by John Murray, publishers, from their educational list, largely dating from the 1960s-1990s, with a particular emphasis on the final two decades between 1980-1999. Editorial files primarily contain editorial memoranda and proof corrections sent between editorial and production staff. In certain cases, files also include correspondence between the books’ authors and the publishers, or from third...
Dates: 1939-1995

Contracts and correspondence concerning foreign rights for John Murray educational titles., 1962-1984

 File
Identifier: Acc.13328/1471
Scope and Contents File contains original and copy memoranda of agreements with foreign publishers for the following titles: "Concept Geography" by Spencer Thomas (foreign publisher, Twinburn Ltd.); "Elementary Objective Tests in Chemistry (Teachers' Edition)" by M.A. Atherton (foreign publisher, Umschau Verlag); "Europe 1450-1815" by E.J. Knapton (foreign publisher, Charles Scribner's Sons); "Europe and the World since 1914", by E.J. Knapton and T.K. Derry...
Dates: 1962-1984

Contracts and other work-related papers of Jan Struther., 1933-1995, undated.

 Series
Identifier: Acc.13220/36-38
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Articles and poems published in newspapers and magazines are all faithfully preserved in 16 large albums of press cuttings.She was a keen supporter of the Democratic Party and the correspondence files contain some letters of Eleanor Roosevelt and Adlai Stevenson. The papers include several travel journals, and manuscripts and typescripts of many articles, verses, songs and hymns - which she had a gift for writing, despite her own agnosticism. Also significant are the manuscripts...
Dates: 1933-1995, undated.

Contracts for John Murray educational titles., 1960-1989

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Acc.13328/1476
Scope and Contents File contains a typed index noting authors and titles for which memoranda of agreements (original and copy) are included. Some brief correspondence also appears. Listed titles include: "O Level Revision Tests in Biology"; "A Basic Course of Practical Metalwork"; "A More Perfect Union: The Evolution of American Government"; "A New Scottish History"; "Adventure - Short Stories Series"; "Applied Chemistry"; ...
Dates: 1960-1989

Contracts of Richard and William Ford, Michael Knott, and James Backhouse, the ironmasters, with Sir Duncan Campbell of Lochnell and with the Earl of Breadalbane, regarding the working of their forests, 1752., 1752, 1759, 1773, 1782-1813, undated.

 File
Identifier: MS.993
Scope and Contents

With registrations, 1773 (folio 1), and letters of the Company's agents at Bunawe, 1759, 1782-1813, undated, many of them to local landowners regarding the cutting of wood (folio 35).

Dates: 1752, 1759, 1773, 1782-1813, undated.

Contracts, royalties and other related papers., Undated.

 File
Identifier: Acc.11750/115
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Including correspondence, notebooks, autobiographical and editorial papers.

Dates: Undated.