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Protestations. Legal documents.

Subject Source: Other Source
Scope Note: Procedure by which a defender in the Court of Session compels the pursuer either to proceed with the action or end it. The procedure was initiated through the form of a note, called a protestation, inserted in the minute book of the court. Source: Gibb (A D). 'Students' glossary of Scottish legal terms.' (Edinburgh: W Green and Son Ltd, 1946.).

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

‘Copie of the Depositions of the Chirurgeons and Apothecaryes upon therle of Athollis deathe', giving a full medical account of the illness and death of the Earl of Atholl, and of the subsequent post-mortem examination., 1579.

Identifier: MS.3157
Scope and Contents

Copied by Alexander Macdonald from a manuscript communicated to Thomas Thomson by Sir Cuthbert Sharpe (see note in Thomson's hand on folio 6 verso). The deposition is followed by 'Lady Athollis Protestatioun anent her husbandis death' (folio 7).

Dates: 1579.

Legal documents concerning the families of Stuart of Castlemilk, and the Stuarts of Torrance., 1664-1829.

Identifier: MS.5327
Scope and Contents The legal documents comprise the following: (i) Condescendences, 1766-1822 (number 1); (ii) Submissions, 1703-1812 (number 7); (iii) Summonses, 1654-1818 (number 12); (iv) Executions, 1664-1804 (number 23); (v) Protests, 1724-1779 (number 43); (vi) Suspensions, 1672-1772 (number 82); (vii) Declarations, 1674-1824 (number 97); (viii) Instructions, 1672-1822 (number 113); (ix) Intimations, 1793-1820 (number 132); (x) Minutes, 1676-1825 (number 139); (xi) Instruments, 1678-1680 (number...
Dates: 1664-1829.

Miscellaneous papers of the Hays of Yester., 1509-mid 20th century, undated.

Identifier: MSS.14778-14827
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: 1509-mid 20th century, undated.

Parliamentary papers of the 4th Marquess of Tweeddale., 1509-1744.

Identifier: MSS.14785-14790
Scope and Contents

Except where specified otherwise, the volumes were received bound.

Dates: 1509-1744.

Volume of works relating to Scots law chiefly in hands of the late seventeenth century., Late 15th century-early 18th century.

Identifier: MS.3171
Scope and Contents The volume contains three sections, written by different persons.(i) The Law Repertory of Sir Thomas Wallace of Craigie (folio 1). The text contains several differences from the copies of this work in Adv.MS.24.3.2 and MS.943. In other hands, some more modern, are: a note stating that the work 'is thought to have bein done by Sir Thomas Wallace of Craigy, lately on of the Lords of Session, & compiled by him for his readier use when he was ane Advocat' (folio 1); occasional...
Dates: Late 15th century-early 18th century.