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Precepts of arrestment. Legal instruments.

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Accounts, chiefly relating to the household of Mary of Lorraine, but with a few items of the late 16th century., 1532-1600, and undated.

Identifier: Adv.MS.29.2.5
Scope and Contents Unless otherwise stated all items are in French. Accounts of Jacques Girard, treasurer; Longueville, 25 May 1544 (folios 1-6; the correct order should be folios 1-2, 5, 4, 3, 6). - There is a partial translation in ‘Foreign correspondence with Marie de Lorraine’ (SHS, 3rd Series, volume 4), page xxvii.Wine account of Jean Mean, butler to Mary, Queen of Scots, March 1544 (folios 7-8).Building expenses at Stirling Castle, March-April 1544 (folio...
Dates: 1532-1600, and undated.

Documents, including accounts, petitions and memorandums, of George Skene and John Skene of Halyards., 1666-1752.

Identifier: Acc.12092/6
Scope and Contents Contains:144. Account between John Skene of Halyeards and Mr Thomas Skene, 1690-99. 1700.145. Testament dative of Mr Thomas Skein, advocat who deceased November 1700. Inventory given up by Beatrix Hepburne his relict. [part torn away] after 16 August 1701.146. Copy disposition by Elisabeth Ker, relict of Mr Christopher Irvein, Dr of medicine in. Edinburgh to her son, John Irveine of a bond for 1200 merks granted by Sir William Ker of Greenhead, Kt, Bt...
Dates: 1666-1752.

Papers of John Mackenzie, Writer to the Signet, and of various clients., 1746-1777.

Identifier: MS.1177
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Contains correspondence and papers of John Mackenzie, Advocate and a Principal Clerk of Session, of Cramond and later of Delvine (died 1731), his sons Alexander, Writer to the Signet and a Principal Clerk of Session (died 1737), and John, Writer to the Signet, Deputy-Keeper of the Signet (died 1778), and Alexander's grandson Sir Alexander Muir Mackenzie, 1st Baronet, Writer to the Signet (died 1835); formed a distinguished line of lawyers who were active in the affairs of their day and...
Dates: 1746-1777.