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Leases. Contracts.

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Contracts by which one conveys land or other property for a specified time usually for compensation or rent.

Found in 272 Collections and/or Records:

Papers, chiefly Gaelic, of Duncan Campbell, Inverness (1826-1916).

Identifier: MS.14883
Scope and Contents This loose collection of papers belonged to Duncan Campbell, who was born at the farm of Kerrumore, Glenlyon, of which his family had been tenants for three generations. He was editor of the ‘Northern Chronicle’, co-editor of the ‘Highland Monthly’, and author of a number of works relating to Highland history, notably the ‘Book of Garth and Fortingall’. (See ‘Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness’, volume 28, page vi).The papers here described are in many different...
Dates: 17th century-1st quarter of 20th century.

Papers concerning lead mining in Scotland in the late 16th century, and political papers of the 17th century., 1584-1686, and undated.

Identifier: Adv.MS.29.2.9
Scope and Contents The first part of the volume consists of papers of John Lindsay, Lord Menmuir, mostly in his capacity of Master of the Metals and Minerals, and of his brother Sir David Lindsay of Edzell (see also Adv.MS.19.1.24). These are followed by papers concerning the Covenanters and the Scots Commissioners at Ripon and London. The remainder mostly concern Lord Menmuir`s grandson, Alexander, Lord Lindsay of Balcarres, later the first Earl, who joined the Covenanters, but after taking part in the...
Dates: 1584-1686, and undated.

Papers concerning the Monboddo estate., 1683-1890, undated.

Identifier: MSS.24625-24628
Scope and Contents

The material is chiefly accounts, tacks and papers concerning grass sales.

Dates: 1683-1890, undated.

Papers, including bonds and discharges, of the Skene family and others., 1630-1657.

Identifier: Acc.12092/7
Scope and Contents Contains:195. Draft obligation Mr John Skene of Halzardis to pay the teinds of Halbarnes and Halzairdis to the King if he be found liable. Edinburgh, 23 April 1630. Witnesses: Sir Thomas Hoip of Craighall and Mr William Maxwell his servitor. 196. Inventory of the writs delivered to Mr Robert Learmonthe, advocate, pertaining to Mr John Skene concerning the lands of Halzairdis and Halbarnes, 25 documents 1560 – 6 May 1630 listed. 197. Double of 196. 198. Exchequer receipt to Mr...
Dates: 1630-1657.

Papers of the families of Stuart of Castlemilk and Stuart of Torrance chiefly concerning the sale or lease of land and the thirlage of tenants., 1866-1909.

Identifier: MS.8197
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:(i) Papers, 1866-1868, in a lawsuit concerning the thirlage of tenants on the Kilbride estate to Phillipshill mill (folio 1);(ii) Papers, 1872-1884, concerning the sale of lands in Kilbride to the Caledonian Railway (folio 83);(iii) Papers, 1881, 1904, concerning the sale of land for East Kiibride parish school (folio 105);(iv) Printed legal papers, 1887-1889, concerning the payment of casualties on the Kilbride...
Dates: 1866-1909.

Papers of the family of Dundas of Dundas.

Identifier: Adv.MSS.80.1.1-80.7.14
Scope and Contents The papers, with some exceptions, have been arranged in the following categories:Adv.MSS.80.1.1-80.1.18: Correspondence.80.2.1-80.2.66: Financial papers.80.3.1-80.3.57: Account books.80.4.1-80.4.16: Miscellaneous estate papers.80.5.1-80.5.6: Legal papers.80.6.1-80.6.14: Notes and notebooks of George Dundas of Dundas, Advocate.80.7.1-80.7.14: Miscellaneous papers and books.The main exceptions are...
Dates: 16th century-1924.

Papers of the Fleming family concerning the estates of Cumbernauld and Lenzie., 1580-1771.

Identifier: MS.20786
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows: (i) Tacks, 1661-1670, of parts of Lenzie. (Folio 1.) This is XX B, VIII B 1 in the ‘Inventory’ (MS.20770). (ii) Papers chiefly tacks, concerning Garspothill, 1580-1661, and tack of Kilbury, 1697. (Folio 21.) This is IV E 5, 6 in the ‘Inventory’ (MS.20770). (iii) Papers, 1583-1695, concerning Cumbernauld Forest. (Folio 39.) This is VIII F in the ‘Inventory’ (MS.20770). See also Ch.16441-16453. (iv) Papers, 1603-1741, concerning Lenzie Church and the erection of...
Dates: 1580-1771.

Papers of the Hays of Yester concerning legal and miscellaneous estate and local affairs., 1570-1764.

Identifier: MS.14750
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:(i) Inventories and notes, [circa 1580]-1688, of writs and legal papers (folio 1);(ii) Papers, 1570-1669, concerning the Hays of Linplum and Bara and their lands, (folio 54);(iii) Papers, 1620-1638, concerning the Newtons of that Ilk and their lands (folio 99);(iv) 'Report from William Yoole Anent the toun of Zester 1655' (folio 112);(v) Papers, 1743-1764, concerning Sir Robert Hay of Linplum:...
Dates: 1570-1764.

Papers relating to the collieries at Urquhart and Lochgelly., 1582-1888.

Identifier: MS.13305
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows.

(i) Papers relating to the disputed march between the lands of Urquhart and Pittencrieff, 1582 (18th century copy), 1635-1636, 1697-1753 (folio 1);

(ii) Coal tacks and related papers for Urquhart and Lochgelly, 1723-1746, 1860, 1872, 1888 (folio 23);

(iii) Legal reports and memoranda relating to coal, 1658, 1682, 1729-1747, including a report by William Adam on the Lochgelly coal, 1747 (folio 219).

Dates: 1582-1888.