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Informations. Legal instruments.

Subject Source: Other Source
Scope Note: Charges lodged with a magistrates court. Source: 'Concise Oxford English dictionary', 11th edition (Oxford, 2004).

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Copy, early 18th century, of records, 1585-1723, of the High Court of Justiciary, including many printed Informations, etc., 1585-1723.

Identifier: MSS.1945-1947
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The manuscripts of the Society of Antiquaries include the ‘Hawthornden Manuscripts’, MSS.2053-2067, the papers of William Drummond of Hawthornden and of his uncle, William Fowler.

Dates: 1585-1723.

Informations chiefly concerned with the professional activities of Lord Innerpeffer., 1st half of 17th century.

Identifier: MS.16670
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Fletchers were merchants in Dundee, who came to prominence towards the end of the sixteenth century in the person of Robert, burgess and bailie of Dundee, who purchased various lands in Forfar which were consolidated into the estate of Innerpeffer; he died in 1622. His eldest son Sir Andrew was admitted an ordinary judge in 1623 (his brothers were James, merchant burgess of Dundee; Robert, of Bencho; and Sir George, of Restennet, advocate, through whose holding of the priory lands of...
Dates: 1st half of 17th century.

Informations, precognitions, certificates, and similar papers concerning prisoners and others suspected of having participated in the Jacobite Rising of 1745., 1745-1755, undated.

Identifier: MSS.17515-17517
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

The majority of the papers grouped here are Lord Milton's political papers, reflecting his manifold interests and involvements. There are however some of earlier and later date, generated or collected by other members of the Fletcher family.

Dates: 1745-1755, undated.

Legal documents and inventories of writs of the Earls of Callendar and Linlithgow., 1614-1696.

Identifier: MS.9638
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows:

(i) Inventories of writs of Haining and Ballenbreich, circa 1648, of Dunipace and Seabegs, circa 1648, 1654, and of various other properties, 1642-1696 (folio 1);

(ii) Miscellaneous papers and information, 1651-1683, in the lawsuit between the 2nd Earl of Dunfermline and the 1st and 2nd Earls of Callendar (folio 29);

(iii) Informations and legal memoranda, 1614-1696, undated (folio 73).

Dates: 1614-1696.

Miscellaneous 'antique papers'., 1626-1810, undated.

Identifier: MS.1915
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows.(i) Modern list of some of the papers and part of a printed sale catalogue (folio 1);(ii) Contemporary copies of the charges brought by John Selden against the Duke of Buckingham, and of the King's explanation delivered by Buckingham, 1626 (folio 5);(iii) Memorandum, circa 1635, arguing the complicity of the Marquess of Huntly, James Gordon of Letterfourie, and Lady Rothiemay (Katherine Gordon) in the harrying of the lands of...
Dates: 1626-1810, undated.