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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Includes any written requests and lists of signatures submitted to an authority to appeal for the performance of specific action.

Found in 255 Collections and/or Records:

15 letters of Douglas Young to R E Muirhead.

Identifier: Acc.6401
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With a copy of a petition on behalf of Douglas Young.

Dates: 1940-1959.

64 charters and documents, 1513-1773, of the Flemings of Wigtown.

Identifier: Acc.10539
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With, 16 charters, 1592-1693, of the Earls Marischal

petition, 1746, of David Carmichael of Maudsley to sell entailed lands

four deeds, 1813-1860, concerning property in Sierra Leone.

Dates: 1513-1860.

Collection of 25 papal bulls, 1156 or 1158-1555, and a petition to the Pope, 1542x1561, with original binding.

Identifier: Adv.MS.15.1.19
Scope and Contents Of the bulls, numbers 1-2, 4-7, 11-13, 17-23, and 25 concern the Bishopric and/or the Church of St Andrews; numbers 3, 8, 10, and 14 Dunfermline Abbey; number 9 the ransom of David II; number 15 the erection of the Collegiate Church of Seton; and numbers 24 and 26 appointments to the benefices of Cruden and Largo. Number 16 is a petition for indulgences on behalf of Henry Lauder, advocate of Mary Queen of Scots. The majority are of the thirteenth century. A more detailed...
Dates: 1156 or 1158-1542x1561.

Collection of proceedings in the House of Commons, written in various contemporary hands., 1640-1642.

Identifier: MSS.2687-2688
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The proceedings consists mainly of speeches, petitions, newsletters, and diurnal occurrences, along with other documents, some of an earlier date, bearing on the constitutional crisis.

Dates: 1640-1642.

Collection of state papers of the reigns of James VI and Charles I made by Sir James Balfour of Denmilne, Lord Lyon King of Arms.

Identifier: Adv.MSS.33.1.1-33.1.15
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The collection is known both as the `Denmilne State Papers` and the `Denmilne Collection`. Less formally it is often referred to as the `Denmilne Manuscripts`.

Dates: 1548-1641.

Contemporary copies of state papers, concerning the negotiations between Charles I and the Covenanters, which led up to the Pacification of Berwick and the Covenanters` protestation of 1 July.

Identifier: Adv.MS.19.1.17
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Also included are the petition of the Scots living in Ireland to the Lord Deputy and Council of Ireland, 1639 (folio 9), and an incomplete treatise `A distinction betweene the Ecclesiasticall Lawe and the Common Lawe`, undated (folio 18).

Dates: May-June 1639.

Copies, in a seventeenth-century hand, of the National Covenant and letters, petitions, poems, etc., connected with it, circa 1637-circa 1641., [Circa 1637-circa 1641.], 1717-1718, undated.

Identifier: MS.1939
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At the end are accounts, 1717-1718, undated (folio 72). Inside the end cover, "Archibald Law with my hand ye pen laid at God's command" is written, in a seventeenth-century hand which does not appear to be any of those represented in the manuscript.

Dates: [Circa 1637-circa 1641.], 1717-1718, undated.