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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 betwixt Isobel Hepburn, relict of George Halkheid of Pitfirrane, with consent of William, commendator of Dunfermline, her husband, and Katharine Loch, relict of George Lundy of Breryhill, respecting wadset of a quarter of Over Grange of Kinghorne., 12 May 1594.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6345
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 May 1594.

Contract concerning the lands of Fordell., January 1620.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.15128
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: January 1620.

Contract, dated 1 November 1602, Sir Robert Halkheid of Pitfirrane, knight, and Henry Pitcairn of that Ilk, by which for 3000 merks the latter sells to said Sir Robert and Dame Margaret Murray, his spouse, the half of the lands of Mekilmedow, alias New Medow., 1 November 1602.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6397
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: 1 November 1602.

Contract, dated 2 June 1604, registered in Books of Session 22 February 1605, George Bruce of Carnock for self and Edward, Lord Bruce of Kinloss, his brother, and Mr John Wardlaw, son of the late John Wardlaw, burgess of Edinburgh, by which he dispones to Edward, Lord Bruce, Lady Magdalene Clerk, his spouse, and Edward Bruce, their son, the fourth of Pitdwny and annual-rent of forty shillings from the lands of Balcasky., 2 June 1604.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6408
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: 2 June 1604.

Contract, dated 5 March, registered in Books of Session 2 April 1601, Dame Isobel Hepburn, lady Petfirrane, with consent of Sir William Stewart, her husband, and Robert Halket of Pitfirrane, settlement of mutual claims., 5 March 1601.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6393
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 1601.

Contract, dated 10 and 11 April and registered in Books of Session, 28 May 1597, David Seytoune of Parbroith and Patrick Phin, son to John Phin in Brountyland, respecting redemption of the said lands., 10-11 April 1597.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6368
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: 10-11 April 1597.

Contract, dated 29 April 1619, registered in Books of Session 12 August 1619, Mr John Phyn of Hillsyde and Mr James Phyn, his brother, by which the former dispones to his said brother the half of the lands of Lymekills., 29 April 1619.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6498
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: 29 April 1619.

Contract, David Phin of Quhithill and Patrick Phin, son to John Phin in Brountyland, son of Agnes Pitcairn, one of the two heirs portioners of Mr Robert Pitcairn, commendator of Dunfermline, respecting the redemption of the lands of Gelletly, Maistertoun, Rescobie, Colt, Lymekilns, Morpheisfauld, etc., 31 March 1597.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6367
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 March 1597.

Contract, Francis Napier of Pitliver and Robert Bruce, with consent of his spouse and sons, by which they sell to said Francis Napier and Margaret Moubray, his spouse, the half of the waulkmiln of Burnmouth., 14 February 1596/1597.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6361
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: 14 February 1596/1597.

Contract, George Hakcet of Pitfirrane and Isobel Hepburne, his spouse, and Hary Stewart of Rosyth and Margaret Lindsay, his spouse, by which the said Hary Stewart with consent of his spouse obliges himself to infeft the said George Hakcet and spouse in an annual-rent of 400 merks (interest of 4000 merks) from the lands and barony of Craigies in the barony of Rosyth., 1587.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6304
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: 1587.

Contract, George Halkeid of Pitfirrane and Isobel Hepburne, his spouse, and David Pitcarne, son natural to Mr John Pitcarne of that Ilk, by which he dispones to them an annual-rent of two chalders victual from the lands of Over Grange of Kinghorne Wester, in exchange for an annual-rent of fifty merks and thirty merks from lands and mains of Pitfirren., 20 August 1584.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6281
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: 20 August 1584.

Contract, George Halkheid of Pitfirrane and John Stevensoun of Burnemouth, by which the latter dispones for £733 : 6 : 8 to the said George Halkheid and Isobel Hepburn, his spouse, the lands of Burnemouth in parish and regality of Dunfermline., 21 September 1585.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6293
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: 21 September 1585.

Contract, George Halyburtoun of the Glysk [rectius Gask] and John Halket of Pitfurrane, respecting wadset of the lands of Auchtertyre and third of Balcraig, etc., 12 May 1529.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6819
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 May 1529.

Contract, Hary Stewart of Rossyth and George Halkheid of Pitfirran and Isobel Hepburn, his spouse, by which he is bound to dispone to them the quarter lands of Overgrange of Kinghorne Wester., 2 October 1584.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6285
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: 2 October 1584.

Contract, John Dewar, portioner of Steillend, and James Murgane in Drumtuthill, by which the former dispones the north part of the lands of Steillend., 13 May 1637.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6560
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: 13 May 1637.

Contract, John, Earl of Tweedaill, and Sir Charles Halket, by which his lordship gives tack of the teinds of Pitfirran, Pitconnochie and Knockhouse., April and July 1677.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6644
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: April and July 1677.

Contract, [ ] November 164[ ] Sir James Hackett, with advice of his father, and Mr Robert Bruce, advocate, by which for £5824 they dispone under reversion the half of the town and lands of Limekills., Circa 1645.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6578
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: Circa 1645.

Contract of Patrick Halkheid of Pitfirrane and John Wardlaw in Leith, by which Patrick Halkheid is bound to infeft John Wardlaw in security of £69/11/4 in the lands of Lumfynnance., 12 December 1571.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6170
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 December 1571.

Contract of Patrick Halkheid of Pitfirrane and Robert Lumesdane respecting wadset of the lands of Pitfirrane., 23 August 1560.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6146
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 August 1560.

Contract of sale by John Auchinleck, son of John Auchinleck of Pittenweem, in favour of Alexander Young of Eastfield, of lands belonging to the priory of Pittenweem called the Inch., 1686.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.12818A
Scope and Contents From the Series:

As well as charters relating to the Chalmers family itself, there are other items which are apparently unrelated but which came with the bulk of the papers. Only one document (Ch.12806) is of 15th century date, and only one (Ch.12776) is of the 16th century. The rest of the collection dates largely from the 17th and 18th centuries. A detailed list is available.

Dates: 1686.

Contract of sale of David Mill to John Balfour., 29 October 1791.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.12670
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The papers relate to the various activities in which members of the family were involved. An inventory of these charters is available.

Dates: 29 October 1791.

Contract, Patrick Haccat of Pitfirran and Mr George Haccat, conservator of the privileges at Flanders, for redemption of the lands of Silletoun, alias Haccat, and one-eighteenth of the lands of Southfoid., 17 February 1563/1564.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6738
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 February 1563/1564.

Contract, Robert Halkheid of Pitfirrane and Mr Andrew Forrester, minister at Dunfermline., 6 August 1599.

 Item
Identifier: Ch.6387
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: 6 August 1599.