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Letters of horning and poinding. Legal Instruments.

Subject Source: Other Source
Scope Note: Scots law. Letters under the Signet authorising the seizure of a debtor's goods to the value of the debt. Source: 'Formulary of old Scots legal documents'. (Edinburgh: Stair Society, 1985.).

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Documents, including accounts, petitions and memorandums, of George Skene and John Skene of Halyards., 1666-1752.

Identifier: Acc.12092/6
Scope and Contents Contains:144. Account between John Skene of Halyeards and Mr Thomas Skene, 1690-99. 1700.145. Testament dative of Mr Thomas Skein, advocat who deceased November 1700. Inventory given up by Beatrix Hepburne his relict. [part torn away] after 16 August 1701.146. Copy disposition by Elisabeth Ker, relict of Mr Christopher Irvein, Dr of medicine in. Edinburgh to her son, John Irveine of a bond for 1200 merks granted by Sir William Ker of Greenhead, Kt, Bt...
Dates: 1666-1752.

Family papers, including correspondence, genealogies and inventories of documents, some concerning business of George Skene in Danzig, Poland., 1597-1709.

Identifier: Acc.12092/5
Scope and Contents Contains: 85. Summons at the instance of James Murray of Halzardis against his tenants of Halkernis and Toddis hauch for nonpayment of rent - Joseph Dowglas in Halkernis and Elizabeth Thomesoun his spouse, Alexander Mathy there, John Wilsoun there, James Sammell there, John Bell in Halbernis, Marioun Dicksoun, Thomas Tait in Halbernis, James Zoung in Toddishauch and Margaret Polwarth, James Wast her son and James Zoung her spouse. Edinburgh, 24 March 1597.[On an attached sheet is...
Dates: 1597-1709.

Grants by Sir William Purves and others to Andrew, Lord Fraser, and horning and poinding at his instance, 1665-1668, with royal gift, 1665, to Purves of ward and non-entry of Kinkell-Fraser., 1655-1668.

Identifier: Ch.1954-1958
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

These papers relate to particular debts and other affairs, chiefly of Simon Fraser, 3rd of Inverallochie, with a few of his father Simon, 2nd of that family, and business ensuing therefrom. Unless it is otherwise stated, the papers refer to a debt to the person mentioned.

Dates: 1655-1668.