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Legal documents.

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Documents having legal relevance in general. For documents that give expression to a legal act or agreement for the purpose of creating, securing, modifying, or terminating a right, or for the purpose of furnishing evidence of a right, use ""legal instruments"".

Found in 2020 Collections and/or Records:

1st Earl of Tweeddale papers., 1606-1646.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Ch.10747-10820
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Papers deemed unsuitable for inclusion in the MS. bound series.

Dates: 1606-1646.

1st Marquess of Tweeddale papers, 1639-1695.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Ch.10821-10927
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Papers deemed unsuitable for inclusion in the MS. bound series.

Dates: 1639-1695.

2nd and 3rd Marquesses of Tweeddale papers., 1677-1726.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Ch.10928-10950
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous financial and legal papers, mostly family, and including material concerning Susan, Marchioness of Tweeddale.

Dates: 1677-1726.

28 letters of Richard Holden, merchant, Bristol, to his father, Richard Holden, of Baldovie, Dundee, and his brothers, John and Abraham.

 File
Identifier: Acc.10765-is now MS.50266
Scope and Contents

Some letters concern the slave trade.

With two legal documents of the Holden family, Baldovie.

Dates: 1747-1771.

A collection of formal papers, relating to the surgeon, Robert Liston.

 Series
Identifier: Ch.5832-5846
Scope and Contents

Comprises: instruments of sasine, 1626-1756, mostly relating to properties in Culross (Ch.5832-5838), papers, mostly passports, 1794-1818, of his uncle, Sir Robert Liston (Ch.5839-5842), and four formal documents of his own, 1814, 1818 (Ch.5943-5946). An inventory has been placed with the collection.

Dates: 1626-1818.

A miscellaneous collection of documents.

 File
Identifier: Ch.5901-5910
Scope and Contents

Ch.5902-5903 and Ch.5905 refer to members of the Pitcairn family of Forthar; the remainder concern transactions between John Mowat and James Fullarton, burgesses in Edinburgh. Ch.5901 is an abstract of the documents.

Dates: 1653-1661.

`A Perfect Inventor of all the Pious Donations Given to the Kirks and Hospitals in Scotland since the days of K. Iames 1 To the Regne of King Iames the vi. With Additions. Edenburgh Writen 12 novr i702 by R:M:` (i.e. Robert Mylne).

 Item
Identifier: Adv.MS.13.2.7
Scope and Contents The title is recorded on folio 1.The volume consists of a copy of a list of summaries of formal or legal documents relating to bequests of money and property to various religious institutions from the early fifteenth century (undated, but before 1425) to 1592, followed by summaries of bequests made at various times between 1613 and 1652 (folio 51) and `Additions` (folio 59 verso) consisting of further summaries of bequests made both before and after the Reformation, down to...
Dates: 1st quarter of 15th century-1703.

`A perfyte inventar of all the pious donations gevin to kirks and hospitalls since the dayes of king James the first to the reigne of king James the sixt`.

 File
Identifier: Adv.MS.15.2.25
Scope and Contents The title is taken from folio 1.The volume consists of a copy in a late seventeenth-century hand of a list of summaries of formal or legal documents relating to bequests of money and property to various religious institutions, from the early fifteenth century (undated, but before 1425) to 1592, followed by summaries of bequests made at various times between 1613 and 1652 (folio 60). The entries do not appear to have been written in any order, although a roughly...
Dates: 1st quarter of 15th century-1652.

Account between three trustees and executors of George Muir of Cassencarie and a fourth trustee, their factor, 1789., 1789.

 File
Identifier: MS.1402
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: 1789.

Account books, rentals and related papers, miscellaneous memoranda, states of debt and comprisements etc. of the Campbells of Craignish., 1688-1858., 1688-1858.

 Series
Identifier: Acc.6223/2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: These papers form the main archive of the Campbells of Craignish, as preserved by the late Robert R Campbell of the Board of Education, the head of a senior cadet branch of the family. They consist almost entirely of formal estate records, financial papers, rentals, and accounts, and give in general a good view of the running of a highland estate in the late 17th and 18th centuries. Particulalry interesting in this context are the account books of Donald Campbell of Barrichbean....
Dates: 1688-1858.; 1688-1858.

Account for work at Coilyvrochan, Dungarthill, etc., of Sir James Murray Pulteney, 7th Baronet., 1805-1812.

 File
Identifier: MS.1411
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: 1805-1812.

Accounts and miscellaneous papers concerning the ‘Royal Charlotte’., 1797-1826.

 File
Identifier: MS.9645
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows: (i) Pay-bills, 1816, 1818-1820. Those for 1816 are for Thomas Robertson's salary only. (Folio 1.) (ii) Boatswain's, carpenter's, and gunner's demands and accounts, 1816-1820. (Folio 21.) (iii) Lists of defects to be made good, 1817-1819 (Folio 62.) (iv) Certificates of pilotage, 1817-1820. (Folio 74.) (v) Miscellaneous accounts and papers, 1804, 1815-1820, including a leaf from a log-book, a record of ships boarded, and abstracts of wages and beer-money. (Folio...
Dates: 1797-1826.

Accounts and miscellaneous papers of William, James and Charles Chisholme of that Ilk., 1747-1814, undated

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.5462-5475
Scope and Contents From the Series: The papers presumably came into the possession of Charles St Clair, 15th Lord Sinclair, after his marriage to James Chisholme’s daughter in 1802. Charles Chisholme was captain of the East India ship 'Gatton'; James and William Chisholme, his brothers, owned sugar plantations in Jamaica.William Chisholme became the owner of Thomas's River, North Hall, Health Crawl and Breadland Pen in Clarendon, Jamaica, as well as owning a quarter share of Trout Hall, Green River, Troys and...
Dates: 1747-1814, undated

Accounts and vouchers concerning the farm of Great Doods in the parish of Reigate, Surrey, 1781-1788, and concerning the sale of that farm and of properties in London, 1807-1809., 1781-1788, 1807-1809.

 File
Identifier: MS.12930
Scope and Contents From the Series: William Nassau Elliot of Wells was Commissary and Commissary-General to the allied army in Germany, 1761-173, and his son, William Elliot of Wells was Member of Parliament for Portarlington, 1801-1802, and for Peterborough, 1802-1818, and Chief Secretary for Ireland in the ‘Talents' Ministry, 1806-1807. The Elliots of Wells were only very distantly related to the Elliots of Minto, the common ancestor being Robin Elliot of Redheugh (florished 1582). However, William Elliot of Wells was a...
Dates: 1781-1788, 1807-1809.

Accounts and vouchers of the Faculty of Advocates.

 Series
Identifier: F.R.339r/22(i)-(F.R.339r/22ii)

Accounts, correspondence and other papers., 1640-19th century, undated.

 File
Identifier: MS.2936
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows.(i) Account between George Wishart, Bishop of Edinburgh, and his factor in respect of the rental of Holyroodhouse and New Abbey, 1662-1667. (Folio 1.)(ii) Correspondence of Sir James Livingston of Kilsyth (afterwards Viscount Kilsyth), chiefly on his private business, 1640-1661, preceded by an inventory, 1682. From the appearance of Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe's name on a leaf enclosed with these papers (folio 35), they appear to have been...
Dates: 1640-19th century, undated.

Accounts, legal and miscellaneous papers concerning Mary, Countess of Buccleuch, and transactions and lawsuits between the Marquesses of Tweeddale and the Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch and Monmouth., 1650-1708, undated.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.14543-14545
Scope and Contents From the Series: The papers catalogued here are especially rich in political material, 17th century-19th century, in estate and local affairs correspondence and papers, 16th century-20th century, in financial and legal material, 15th century-20th century, and in personal, household and estate accounts, 17th century-19th century. There is material concerning India in the correspondence and papers of the 8th, 9th and 10th Marquesses of Tweeddale, and concerning the Peninsular War in the correspondence and...
Dates: 1650-1708, undated.

Accounts, legal and miscellaneous papers concerning Mary, Countess of Buccleuch, and transactions and lawsuits between the Marquesses of Tweeddale and the Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch and Monmouth., 1650-1665.

 File
Identifier: MS.14543
Scope and Contents From the Series: The papers catalogued here are especially rich in political material, 17th century-19th century, in estate and local affairs correspondence and papers, 16th century-20th century, in financial and legal material, 15th century-20th century, and in personal, household and estate accounts, 17th century-19th century. There is material concerning India in the correspondence and papers of the 8th, 9th and 10th Marquesses of Tweeddale, and concerning the Peninsular War in the correspondence and...
Dates: 1650-1665.