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Abbreviates of adjudication. Legal instruments.

Subject Source: Other Source
Scope Note: An abstract of a decree of adjudication containing the names of the debtor and creditor, the lands adjudged and the amount of debt, registered as a necessary step in the process of adjudication. Source: Gibb (A D). 'Students' glossary of Scottish legal terms.' (Edinburgh: W Green and Son Ltd, 1946).

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Admirall decisions.

Identifier: Adv.MS.6.2.1
Scope and Contents

The manuscript comprises:

(i) `Decisions of the Lords of Session in Maritime cases ordine Alphabetico. [1662-1684].` (folios 4-19);

(ii) `Ane abbreviat of the Registers of the High Court of Admirality [of Scotland], 1613[-1673].` (folios 20-104)

Dates: 1613-1684.

Letters to Sir James Stansfield, with a few draft replies, 1666-1687, and Stansfield family papers, 1678-1688., 1666-1688, undated.

Identifier: MS.25709
Scope and Contents

Of the letters to Sir James Stansfield, 1666-1687, the early letters relate to his mercantile activities. The others are concerned with the repayment of debt (folio 1).

The Stansfield family papers, 1678-1688, include lawyers accounts, an abbreviate of Sir James Stansfield's affairs, and accounts for expenses in the trial of Philip Stansfield, the last trial by touch in Scotland.

Dates: 1666-1688, undated.