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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:

Photographic copies of some family papers of Mr and Mrs Thomas Adams, Alloway, relating chiefly to Mrs Adams’ great-great-uncle, the Reverend Donald Stewart (1803-1831).

Identifier: MS.14952
Scope and Contents The Reverend Donald Stewart, a native of the Loch Earn district of Perthshire, was a minister of St Mark’s, Demerara, from his arrival 29 April 1831 to his death seven months later. The contents are as follows.(i) Lease of Lednascriden, Balquhidder, 1776 (folio 1);(ii) Letter of Donald Stewart, Georgetown, 30 April 1831, to his father and brother, both John Stewart, Findglen, Loch Earn. A further letter, dated Georgetown, 2 May 1831, is cross-written on...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1776, 1831, undated

Tack by Adam Bothwell, Bishop of Orkney, Commendator of Holyroodhouse in favour of Sir Archibald Napier of the teind sheaves of Merchiston., 1571.

Identifier: Ch.B.10
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Partly printed in `Memoirs of John Napier of Merchiston` where the tack is dated 24th October, instead of 24th December.

Dates: 1571.