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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 483 Collections and/or Records:

Documents, mostly discharges, mainly relating to Sir James and Sir James Skene of Curriehill and John, of Halyards., 1630-1657.

 File
Identifier: Acc.12092/8
Scope and Contents Contains:228. Extract registered discharge Robert Richartsoun of Pencaitland to Sir John Skene of Curriehill for 1000 merks due as tocher for Eupham Skene his daughter due by marriage contract dated 14 December 1609. Written by William Young servitor to Alexander Dunlope, writer. At Edinburgh, 23 November 1610. Witnesses: James Curle, merchant burgess of Edinburgh, James Skene, and Laurence Skene servitor to the said Sir John. Registered Edinburgh, 26 November 1610. 229. Double...
Dates: 1630-1657.

Documents relating to the management and improvement of the estate of Ladykirk, Berwickshire.

 Series
Identifier: MSS.998-999
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: 1758-1784.

Douglas of Springwood Park Charters.

 Collection
Identifier: Ch.7637-7676
Scope and Contents

Formal documents from the papers of the Douglas family of Springwood Park. They consist mostly of marriage-contracts, certificates and military commissions of members of the family, but also include a few documents relating to the family estates.

Dates: 1649-1888.

Draft contract between Francis, Earl of Buccleuch and Francis Stuart, son of the deceased Francis, Earl of Bothwell and Charles Stuart his son concerning the forfeited lands of the Earl of Bothwell., 1635.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.15157
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: 1635.

Draft contract between John, Lord Saltoun and Mr William Livingston, his servant., 1612.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.13209
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

The 8th Lord sold many of the estates and borrowed extensively on the security of Saltoun, which was the subject of endless dispute after his death in 1612.

Dates: 1612.

Draft contract between Mr David Ogilvie, fiar of Pitmowies and George Wardlaw, sheriff clerk of Forfar and Agnes Welwood his wife., 17th century.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.15039
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: 17th century.

Draft contract between Thomas, Earl of Kellie and Alexander, Lord Fentoun and George Hay of Kirkland and Mr George Fletcher of Restennet concerning alum., 1627.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.14368
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Sir George Fletcher, advocate, a younger son of Robert of Innerpeffer, was one of his commissioners and acquired the lands of Restennet in 1627. The first two documents, the earliest in the collection, are the foundation charter of the Priory by Malcolm IV and its confirmation by the Bishop of St Andrews.

Dates: 1627.

Draft of contract concerning [Sir] Alexander Menzies of Menzies [1st Baronet] and Alexander Menzies of Aberfeldy and his sons John, William and Robert., 1663.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.10638
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Most of the formal documents relate to members of the family of Menzies of that ilk (formerly Menzies of Weem and Enoch) and other persons of the name; Ch.10647 is a passport issued, 1846, to Sir Hew H. Dalrymple, 6th Baronet, whose descendant, the Hon Sir Hew Dalrymple compiled the collection to which all these papers belong.

Dates: 1663.

Editorial notes for ‘Watchman’, a spy novel by Ian Rankin; with a related contract and advertisements., 1987-2004.

 File
Identifier: MS.50436
Scope and Contents Editorial notes, 1987, for Ian Rankin's novel 'Watchman', from Sara Kerruish at The Bodley Head. Folios 1-2. Contract, 1987, between Ian Rankin, care of Curtis Brown (agents), and The Bodley Head, for Rankin's novel 'Watchman'. Folios 3-14.Includes correspondence to Rankin from Michael Shaw (agent, Curtis Brown) regarding royalties and the contract (Folios 13-14). Advertisement, 1988, for Ian Rankin's novel 'Watchman' in The Bodley Head catalogue. Folios...
Dates: 1987-2004.