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Discharges. Legal Documents.

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Documents effecting the release of a right or obligation from its binding force; used especially in military and legal contexts.

Found in 431 Collections and/or Records:

Account-book of Lord Minto, Lord Justice Clerk, containing personal accounts, charge and discharge., 1758-1759.

Identifier: MS.11026
Scope and Contents From the Series: This section consists of the personal, political and official correspondence and papers of the Elliots of Minto up to and including the 3rd Baronet, but chiefly of Sir Gilbert Elliot, 2nd Baronet (1693-1766), and of his son Sir Gilbert Elliot, 3rd Baronet (1722-1777). The former was Member of Parliament for Roxburghshire and served as Lord Justice Clerk from 1763; the latter was Member of Parliament for Selkirkshire, 1753-1765, and for Roxburghshire, 1765-1777, and served as Lord of the...
Dates: 1758-1759.

Accounts., 1776-1802.

Identifier: MS.14689
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:(i) Indian accounts, 1782-1785 (folio 1);(ii) Accounts of the 7th Marquess of Tweeddale when residing at Thirlestane Castle, 1784-1786 (folio 9);(iii) Accounts relating to the lease of Bonnington House, Ratho, 1786-1788 (folio 32);(iv) Discharges by Margaret, daughter of Lord William Hay of Newhall, 1792-1794 (folio 48), and by Mary Campbell of Shawfield, widow of Major William Hay, 1792-1800 (folio 54);...
Dates: 1776-1802.

Accounts and bills for building and structural repairs chiefly at Yester House, Gifford, and Tweeddale House., 1717-1762.

Identifier: MS.14666
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:(i) Disbound account book, 1736, of Joseph Enzer for plaster and stucco work at Yester with 'Observations on Joseph Enzers Accompts' (folio 1);(ii) Glaziers' bills: George Rouchead, Gifford, 1727-1739 (folio 16); Alexander Burton, Edinburgh, 1736-1757 (folio 18); William Burn, Gifford, 1752-1762 (folio 27);(iii) Painters' bills: James and George Norrie, Edinburgh, 1736-1755 (folio 45); James Fisher, Gifford, 1759-1762 (folio...
Dates: 1717-1762.

Accounts and discharges concerning the affairs of Janet, Countess of Wemyss, mostly tradesmen`s bills., 1733-1738.

Identifier: Adv.MS.80.2.65
Scope and Contents From the Series: The greater part of the series concerns in detail the administration of the Dundas estate, and consists of accounts and discharges or vouchers relating to public burdens and feu-duty, annualrent, annuities, and other regular payments, and a wide variety of transactions with merchants, tradesmen, and estate tenants and servants. More personal accounts are also represented in considerable quantity, though until the 18th century they are not clearly distinguished from the estate accounts. There...
Dates: 1733-1738.

Accounts of charge and discharge between the Ladder and Kelso Road Trust and George Jordan, writer in Kelso.

Identifier: MS.19986
Scope and Contents

These accounts include money received from toll houses, and all payments for repairs surveys and legal expenses, and occasionally notes concerning toll keepers.

Dates: 1825-1838.

Accounts of the early Hays of Yester and of the 1st Earl of Tweeddale., 1577-1654, undated.

Identifier: MS.14618
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:(i) Account, 1577-1583, undated, of moneys owing to the 5th Lord Hay of Yester out of the lands of Robert Home of Heuch (folio 1);(ii) Accounts, 1600-1608, being chiefly Edinburgh merchants’ and tradesmen's bills, of the 7th Lord and Lady Hay of Yester (folio 3);(iii) Personal, household and estate accounts, 1609-1614, for the 1st Earl of Tweeddale during his minority (folio 37);(iv) Estate accounts, 1616-1617 (folio...
Dates: 1577-1654, undated.

Accounts of the Treasurer of the Faculty of Advocates concerning charges and discharges., 1696-1702.

Identifier: F.R.41
Scope and Contents

Includes an inventory of bonds for the current Dean of Faculty and Mr John Fairholm, Treasurer. Signed by John Mackaile.

Dates: 1696-1702.

Accounts, rentals, and other papers relating to the Murdostoun estate, Lanarkshire., 1832-1853.

Identifier: MS.2308
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection covers the Admiral the Honourable Sir Alexander Forrester Inglis Cochrane’s service in the Egyptian expedition of 1801, in his command off Ferrol in 1804 and 1805, and as Commander-in-Chief of the Leeward Islands from 1805 to 1814 and of the North American Station in 1814 and 1815; and that of Admiral Sir Thomas John Cochrane chiefly as Governor of Newfoundland from 1825 to 1834, and as second-in-command and, later, Commander-in-Chief of the East India Station from 1842 to...
Dates: 1832-1853.

Assignment and release by Henry Lumsden, Alexander Stronach and Alexander Jopp to Edward Ellice., 5 July 1852.

Identifier: Ch.12695
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: 5 July 1852.

B. Miscellaney. A group of mostly unrelated legal documents., 1759-1824.

Identifier: Ch.5976-5990
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Comprised of:

Ch.5946-5975: a group of thirty deeds and notarial extracts formerly part of a larger collection of documents, numbered between 1 and at least 33 (but originally not chronologically arranged), relating to properties in the High Street, Edinburgh;

Ch.5976-5990: a group of mostly unrelated documents of a miscellaneous nature arranged in a separate chronological sequence.

An inventory is available.

Dates: 1759-1824.

Bonds, 1574-1786, and discharges, 1574-1787, undated, of the family of Lockhart of Lee and Carnwath, with related papers., 1574-1787, undated.

Identifier: MS.27539
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Lockharts held the barony of Lee in Lanarkshire from the 14th century at least, but apart from a few charters this collection dates from the 17th to the early 20th century. The direct line of lairds of Lee, from Sir James, Lord Justice Clerk, and Sir William, Cromwell's ambassador, died out in 1777. Lee then came into the possession of the descendants of Sir James's younger son, Sir George Lockhart, Lord President, who had acquired large holdings of land consolidated into the baronies of...
Dates: 1574-1787, undated.