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Warrants. Permissions.

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Documents giving authority to do something; especially used in civil and criminal law for the arrest of persons or for their production in court as witnesses.

Found in 59 Collections and/or Records:

Account-book, containing particulars of the expenditure of Prince Charles (afterwards Charles I), the Duke of Buckingham, and Sir Francis Cottington, on their visit to Spain, April-September 1623., 1623.

Identifier: MS.1879
Scope and Contents

The keeper of the accounts refers to 'my brother Richard Wyche'.

At the end of the volume are specimens of various kinds of warrant and passport.

A typed transcript has been placed with the manuscript.

Dates: 1623.

Account of James Durham, argentar., 1641.

Identifier: MS.20776
Scope and Contents

The charge (folio 2) is followed by warrants by Sir James Carmichael, treasurer-depute, and receipts by James Durham, for payments. The discharge (folio 24) is arranged by section of the household and is without vouchers.

Dates: 1641.

Act and warrants of the Dean of Guild Court in favour of John Ritchie and Company, containing related letters., 1875-1886.

Identifier: Acc.11812/165
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The surviving business records of 'The Scotsman', 'The Weekly Scotsman' and 'The Evening Dispatch', consisting largely of financial records, 1832 to 1964. Other records have survived only sporadically. These include minutes of directors, 1868-1880, and for the 1940s and 1950s, records of debenture stock, office diaries for 1915 and 1941, and papers of libel cases brought against the newspaper.The second part of the archive consists of titles and other administrative records,...
Dates: 1875-1886.

Appointments, awards and honours., 1857-1902.

Identifier: Acc.9942/49-50
Scope and Contents

Item 50 not received by National Library of Scotland.

Dates: 1857-1902.

Certificates and formal documents from the papers of Sir Hugh McPherson.

Identifier: Ch.15378-15391
Scope and Contents

Consisting of: academic and masonic certificates, and warrants relating to his career in the Indian civil service.

Dates: 1886-1925.

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
Scope and Contents

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.

‘Collections relative to the affairs of Scotland. Written by George Chalmers. Volume second'., 1748-1753.

Identifier: Adv.MS.35.6.4B
Scope and Contents From the Series: These volumes concern the local politics of Ross and Cromarty and Sutherland, the claims of the Earl of Sutherland on account of his exertions in opposing the Rebels, the means by which Sir John Gordon of Invergordon obtained the place of Secretary to the Principality, many documents concerning the Principality and Crown rents, and other matters apparently suggested to the writer by his connexion with Sir John Gordon.In both volumes, mixed up with private or local &...
Dates: 1748-1753.

Copies of warrants and orders by the Lord Chamberlain to the Queen.

Identifier: Adv.MS.31.1.22
Scope and Contents

The documents are from 1665, when Henry Lord Carbury was Lord Chamberlain, to 1683, when the post was held by Louis, Earl of Feversham.

Dates: 1665-1683.

Dividend warrants., 1937-1947.

Identifier: Acc.9416/17
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Associated companies and other organisations represented in the records include: The Carfraemill Hotel Co, Ltd; The Barnton Hotel Ltd; Barclay Perkins and Co, and Messrs Cockburn and Murray; The Littlemill Distillery Co; and the Scottish Wholesale Wine Distributors' Association.

Dates: 1937-1947.

Documents, originals and copies, concerning the administration of Scotland., 1628-1764, undated.

Identifier: MSS.17503-17504
Scope and Contents The seventeenth-century papers mostly concern Sir George Fletcher and the military contributions of the parish of Saltoun in the Civil War, the eighteenth-century ones are largely copies of commissions and warrants of office in the royal gift, apparently collected to act as models for renewal; but there are also papers concerning Holyroodhouse, local government, the disarming of the Highlands, Leith Harbour, the price of meat, trade with the American colonies, the censorship of newspapers,...
Dates: 1628-1764, undated.

Family papers, including contracts, retours and sasines, some concerning Gilbert Skene., 1540-1661.

Identifier: Acc.12092/3
Scope and Contents Contains:39. Copy assedation Alexander, Bishop of Brechin, in favour of James Guthrie burgess of Edinburgh and Christiane Barron his spouse of the teinds of the lands of Bannabrioth and half of the mill-lands thereof in liferent and for three heirs lives and 90 years thereafter. Edinburgh, 27 January 1577.40. Contract at Edinburgh 16 September 1575 between Mr Gilbert Skene, doctor of medicine on one part and John Melros, writer burgess of Edinburgh on the other part...
Dates: 1540-1661.

Jacobite Papers.

Identifier: Acc.3412
Scope and Contents

Includes letters, correspondence, printed pamphlets and poems, proclamations and newspaper cuttings.

Dates: 1645-1891.

Letters and papers, mostly concerning the Church of Scotland., 1231-1641.

Identifier: Adv.MS.29.2.8
Scope and Contents The subjects include the case brought by John Lindsay, Lord Menmuir, against Robert Wallace; the ‘Second Book of Discipline’; the Act of Revocation; and the protests against the Service-book. Most of the papers concerning the Covenant have been published more than once, and some appeared as contemporary pamphlets.Copy of a charter, 1360, granted by David II to the Bishop of Aberdeen; in Latin (folio 1). - This was printed from Adv.MS.16.1.10 in ‘Registrum episcopatus...
Dates: 1231-1641.

Letters and state papers of James VI., 1578-1621.

Identifier: Adv.MS.29.2.6
Scope and Contents Many of the papers are drafts made or collected by John Lindsay, Lord Menmuir, the Secretary of State. Letter, The Hague, 30 January 1587, of the Council of State of the United Provinces to James VI; in French (folios 1-2). - This letter does not appear to have been published or summarised elsewhere, and is briefly summarized here:The Council have received James’s letters concerning restitution to be made for Scottish merchandise seized by warships from...
Dates: 1578-1621.

Miscellaneous letters and documents.

Identifier: MS.14835
Dates: 1708-early 19th century.

Miscellaneous papers, mostly relating to Jacobites., 1693-1825, undated.

Identifier: MS.6290, folios 3-134
Scope and Contents The papers include: a copy of a declaration, 1693, of James II to his Jacobite subjects, after his flight (folio 3); political verse, early 17th and 18th centuries (folio 5); copies of two speeches in the Scottish Parliament, 1702, one anonymous, concerning Presbyterian government (folio 18), and one by the Duke of Hamilton, signifying his retirement from Parliament (folio 19); a list, 1715, of clan chiefs, showing their political allegiances (folio 20); a copy of a letter, 1715, written by...
Dates: 1693-1825, undated.

Miscellaneous papers relating to James Augustus Grant., 1846-1878.

Identifier: Ch.15214-15228
Scope and Contents

Includes: commissions to Grant as ensign, lieutenant, captain, major, and lieutenant-colonel,1846-1869; warrants to him as Companion of the Bath and Companion of the Star of India, 1866, 1869; commission to him as Deputy Lieutenant of Nairnshire, 1876; his passport, 1863; his burgess tickets of Nairn and Dingwall, 1863; and minute of his freedom of the Turners` Company, 1878.

Dates: 1846-1878.

Miscellaneous papers which belonged to Sir William Fraser, Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath.

Identifier: MS.90
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:(i-iv) Four printed proclamations, etc., 1708, 1710, 1714 (folio 1);(v) Obligation by Patrick Hamilton and other inhabitants of Arran to provide levies, etc., for the defence of the religion, laws, and liberties of the Kirk and Kingdom whenever desired by the Earl of Argyll, 1639 (folio 6);(vi) Extract registered bond by Sir Alexander Irvine of Drum to the Committee of Estates to observe the National Covenant, 1641 (folio 8);...
Dates: 1590-1838.