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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 484 Collections and/or Records:

Contracts, schemes, and other papers concerning the estate of Ladykirk, Berwickshire., 1771-1775, undated.

 File
Identifier: MS.999
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Detailed schemes of inclosing, building, stocking, planting, and general work on the farm are described.

Dates: 1771-1775, undated.

Copies of correspondence and papers chiefly concerning the financial affairs of Sir Walter Scott and the Ballantynes., 1802-1839, undated.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.21059-21060
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Robert Cadell (1788-1849) was the partner of Archibald Constable, and, after the dissolution of that partnership in 1825, the sole publisher of Walter Scott's novels. His papers reflect his personal and business relations with Scott and other authors, as well as his family affairs.

Dates: 1802-1839, undated.

Copies of miscellaneous legal documents., 1614-1619.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.13487
Scope and Contents Comprised of: charter by James VI to Robert, Lord Lindsay, Sir Harie Lindsay and Sir John Lindsay of Finevin, 7 May 1614; comprising by James, Lord Ochiltree of Finevin and Carestoun, 15 August 1616; charter by James VI to James, Lord Ochiltree of Finevin and Carestoun, 11 January 1617; disposition by James, Lord Ochiltree to Mr William Forbes of Finevin and Carestoun, 20 March 1618; contract between Sir Harie Lindsay and Mr William Forbes concerning Finevin and Carestoun, 27 March 1618;...
Dates: 1614-1619.

Copies of papers concerning the Exchequer and King’s rents.

 File
Identifier: Adv.MS.34.2.17
Scope and Contents On the first leaf is the inscription “Concerning the Chekker and the Kingis rent 1591”.The description of the manuscript in the folio catalogue (F.R.186) includes the reference: w.3.11.The contents are as follows: (i) Act of Suretie for Angus McConell of Dunecraig, 1591 (folio 3); (ii) The King’s command to the Seals anent the revocation, 1591 (folio 4); (iii) Act of Suretie for McClane of Dowart, 1591 (folio 11); (iv) Copies of papers by the King, Checker,...
Dates: 1546-Late 16th century.

Copy, 18 October 1643, of contract, 18 October 1643, between Sir Hew Wallace of Craigie and Euphame Ker his wife and Mr Hew Wallace, son of the deceased John Wallace of Dundonald, concerning part of Ricarton., 18 October 1643.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.15163
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Some of the items in this series belong in other parts of the Saltoun collection, but their relationship was not discovered until after the arrangement had been finalised; others may have been acquired by various members of the family.

Dates: 18 October 1643.

Copy, 1590, of ratification, 1590, by Elizabeth Stewart, Countess of Moray and James, Earl of Moray of contract between them and Robert Fletcher burgess of Dundee concerning salmon fishing., 1590.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.13749
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

The family acquired various properties in Angus which were consolidated into the baronies of Innerpeffer and Turin; after Sir Andrew`s purchase of Saltoun the Angus property was sold, some to Col Sir Francis Ruthven in 1648, some to George, Lord Spynie in 1650, and some to George, Earl of Panmure in 1663; current titles will have passed to the purchasers.

Dates: 1590.

Copy, 1618, of contract, 31 January 1618, between Sir John Carnegy of Athie and David Lindsay of Kinnettles and Margaret Young his wife., 31 January 1618.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.13918
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Kirkton of Kinnettles and Monikie were acquired from Lindsay of Kinnettles by Sir Andrew Fletcher in 1618 and 1620.

Dates: 31 January 1618.

Copy, ?1636, of contract, ?28 December 1636, between John Carstairs of Newgrange, Sir William Forbes of Craigievar, Dr John Forbes of Corss, John Kennedy of Carmikes, John Forbes of Balnagask, Robert Forbes, brother of Sir William, and William Gray of Pittindrum, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh., ?28 December 1636.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.13596
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

William Forbes of Many, afterwards of Craigievar, and his son Sir William, succeeded in acquiring all rights to Saltoun, which was ultimately sold, after being held briefly by Sir William Gray of Pittendrum and various relations of Forbes, to Sir Andrew Fletcher of Innerpeffer.

Dates: ?28 December 1636.

Copy, 1648, of contract, 27 April 1648, between Sir Andrew Fletcher of Innerpeffer and Sir Robert Fletcher and Colonel Sir Francis Ruthven, concerning Turing, Carse etc., 27 April 1648.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.13850
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

The family acquired various properties in Angus which were consolidated into the baronies of Innerpeffer and Turin; after Sir Andrew`s purchase of Saltoun the Angus property was sold, some to Col Sir Francis Ruthven in 1648, some to George, Lord Spynie in 1650, and some to George, Earl of Panmure in 1663; current titles will have passed to the purchasers.

Dates: 27 April 1648.

Copy of contract between Sir Walter Dundas of that ilk and William Baillie., 1633.

 Item
Identifier: Acc.9843/7
Scope and Contents From the Record Group:

Papers, nearly all formal documents, mostly relating to the lands of Foulshields and the families associated with them. The papers are principally those of the Wardrops and their heirs, the Scotts, but also include documents relating to Shaw, Kinloch, Baillie, Weir, and Carmichael families.

Dates: 1633.

'Copy of original writings containing the rights and priveldges belonging to the Incorporation of the Tailors of Canongate', 1438-1796; with related material., 1438-1796.

 File
Identifier: MS.1958
Scope and Contents

The copy was made in the 18th century. It is followed by copies of a contract of union, 1709, between the trades and incorporations of Canongate, and other deeds (folio 27), and an extract from William Maitland's 'History of Edinburgh' (Edinburgh, 1753), regarding the Canongate (folio 37).

Dates: 1438-1796.

Copy of the contract by Sir William Alexander for the first settlement of Nova Scotia.

 File
Identifier: Acc.11716
Scope and Contents

Includes copy of a letter signed by James VI and I granting Alexander funds for the colony.

Dates: 1622.