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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Includes offers by one person or organization to another of terms and conditions with reference to some work or undertaking and plans or schemes put forward for consideration, discussion, or adoption.

Found in 61 Collections and/or Records:

Miscellaneous notes and other papers, including a business journal of John Spottiswoode, Keeper of the Advocates' Library., 1658-1712, undated.

Identifier: MS.2937
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:(i) Notes of a Presbyterian, 1658-1661, recording his own affairs and some public events (folio 1);(ii) Proposals of John Spottiswoode for study, miscellaneous notes, etc., similar to those in MS.2934, 1705-1707, undated (folios 3, 30, 56);(iii) Business journal of Spottiswoode, in French, recording consultations, fees, private expenditure, etc., 1707-1708 (folio 8);(iv) Lists of law-students, 1703, 1710-1712,...
Dates: 1658-1712, undated.

Miscellaneous papers of John Spottiswoode, Advocate., 1698-1718, undated.

Identifier: MS.658
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:(i) ‘Act [i.e., Bill] for erecting the Advocats into a Society. 27 Jany. 1701’ (folio 1);(ii) Similar draft, undated (folio 2);(iii) Lists of advocates, 1661-1710 (folio 4);(iv) Printed petition to the Court of Session by the Dean and Faculty of Advocates and others regarding valuation of the burgh of Edinburgh by the stent masters, 1707 (folio 14);(v) Draft of formal receipt by John Spottiswoode of the...
Dates: 1698-1718, undated.

Miscellaneous papers of members of the families of Campbell, Ker, Galbraith, and others., 1622-1735, undated.

Identifier: MS.976
Scope and Contents The papers include the correspondence of George Bannerman, Advocate, 1674-1675 (folio 1), of Mr Duncan Robertson, Writer, 1676-1685 (folio 15), and of Ronald Campbell, Writer to the Signet, 1693-1713, undated (folio 54); an account of ships laden at Grange Works, the fees of which went to the upkeep of the May light, 1640-1642 (folio 96); complaints against Robert Russell, Provost of Stirling, [circa 1673] (folio 100); the declaration of the Presbyterians now in the West of Scotland, 1679...
Dates: 1622-1735, undated.

Miscellaneous papers of the 10th and 11th Marquesses of Tweeddale., 1875-1915, undated.

Identifier: MS.14538
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:(i) Press cuttings, February 1875, of the 10th Marquess of Tweeddale’s speeches concerning marine electric telegraphs (folio 1);(ii) Papers in Africaans, 1892-1900, largely administrative and military, including many signed by Benjamin Johanis Viljoen, Assistant Commandant- General, Transvaal Burgher Forces (see MS.14466, folios 201, 206-208) (folio 8);(iii) 'Proposal for loan of £3120 over the estate of Glenogil in the parish...
Dates: 1875-1915, undated.

Miscellaneous printed documents of the Minto family, chiefly relating to India., 1792-1812.

Identifier: MS.19575
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:(i) Copy of a private Act of Parliament for vesting the entailed estates of Melgund and Kynynmound in Trustees, 1792 (folio 1);(ii) A cutting from the ‘Calcutta Gazette Extraordinary’, 13 August 1807, reporting the investiture of Sir George Barlow as a Knight Companion of the Bath (folio 11);(iii) 'Regulations Proposed by the Court of Directors to the General Court for the most advantageous Management of the Company's Affairs...
Dates: 1792-1812.

Papers concerning home defence, chiefly military, with some naval., 1790, 1794-1799, 1802-1804, 1807-1808, 1814, undated.

Identifier: MS.1048
Scope and Contents

The papers concern Militia, Fencibles, Sea Fencibles, and Volunteers, with a few papers about the Regular Army, and many proposals of a general kind for the defence of the country.

Dates: 1790, 1794-1799, 1802-1804, 1807-1808, 1814, undated.

Papers concerning Ireland, the Isle of Man, and transportation of convicts, and letters of Sir John Dalrymple to Henry Dundas., 1788-1809, undated.

Identifier: MS.1051
Scope and Contents

The contents include papers concerning the following: (i) Ireland, 1793-1809. Traitors; the Union (folio 1); (ii) Isle of Man, 1788, 1804, including proposals to relax Excise regulations (folio 23); (iii) Transportation of convicts, 1789, 1793, undated. Their landing in Newfoundland, principles, procedure (folio 43); (iv) Letters of Sir John Dalrymple, 4th Baronet, of Cousland, to Dundas (1st Viscount Melville), 1791-1807, undated (folio 97).

Dates: 1788-1809, undated.

Papers of the 4th Marquess of Tweeddale concerning the Court of Session., 1721-1754, undated.

Identifier: MS.14520
Scope and Contents The papers consist of the following:(i) Papers, 1721-1725, concerning the attempted appointment of Patrick Haldane of Gleneagles as a judge of the Court of Session (folio 1);(ii) Answers, 1725, for the King's Solicitor to the petition of Margaret Jamieson (folio 109);(iii) ‘The alterations proposed to be made in the Criminall Law of Scotland*, undated (folio 111);(iv) Memoranda, 1754, concerning the appointment of Thomas Hay of Huntingdon as a...
Dates: 1721-1754, undated.

Papers of the Hays of Yester concerning legal and miscellaneous estate and local affairs., 1660-[circa 1834].

Identifier: MS.14754
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:(i) Note, 1660, of the conditions agreed between the 1st Marquess of Tweeddale and William Knowles for draining the moss of Crombieside in the barony of Duncanlaw (folio 1);(ii) Papers, 1681-1826, being chiefly contracts, memorials and petitions concerning Gifford village, including material relating to Gifford paper mill (folio 3);(iii) Timber contracts and articles of roup, 1703-1773 (folio 47);(iv) Articles of...
Dates: 1660-[circa 1834].

Papers relating chiefly to the election of Scottish Representative Peers.

Identifier: MS.1026
Scope and Contents

Some letters to Henry Dundas (Lord Melville), 1783-1807, unconnected with election, possibly indicate that these are part of the Melville papers. The papers consist of minutes of elections, lists of peers and their votes, protests, excerpts from ancient records, proposals as to methods of electing, and other papers.

Dates: [?1703]-1771, 1783-1807, undated.

Political and miscellaneous papers of the 4th Marquess of Tweeddale., 1719-1760, undated.

Identifier: MS.14521
Scope and Contents The papers consist of the following:(i) 'Instructions for preparing a case for the Duke of Hamilton touching his peerage as Duke of Brandon & c. and proceedings in the House of Lords on the Duke of Queensberry petition’ 1719 (folio 1);(ii) Printed recommendations to the King by the commissioners for securing the peace of the Highlands concerning the provisions of schools in the Highlands, 1716, with a manuscript, 1733, 'Memorial concerning the provisions made by...
Dates: 1719-1760, undated.

Printed pamphlet by Sir Gilbert Elliot 2nd Baronet, Lord Minto, entitled ‘Proposals for carrying on certain Public Works in the City of Edinburgh’, [1752], with manuscript alterations and additions possibly in the hand of Sir Gilbert Elliot, 3rd Baronet.

Identifier: MS.19979
Scope and Contents

The proposals concern the need for certain public buildings, including those which eventually became Register House, the Signet Library, the Court of Session, and the North Bridge.

Dates: [1752, or after.]

Printed papers relating to the development of the highways and turnpike roads in the County of Angus., 1830-1859.

Identifier: MS.19588
Scope and Contents

Printed material consisting of proposed heads of a bill (folio 1) and the subsequent act (folio 9) relating to the making and maintenance of roads in Angus, 1830-1831; Patrick Chalmers’ annotated copy (and another) of the 'Turnpike Roads (Scotland) Bill, 1836' (folio 20); 'A Bill for the better management of Highways in England', 1859 (folio 26).

Dates: 1830-1859.