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Early nineteenth century Law lecture notes, possibly taken down by John Auld, 3 vols

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1539

Scope and Contents

The 3 volumes of Law notes are composed of:

  1. [Vol. I]. Notes beginning Tuesday 22 November 1831 with Lecture I, and self-numbered pp.1-188, with Additions VI-IX
  2. [Vol. II] Notes beginning with Lecture XXVIII, and self-numbered pp.189-439, with Additions I-II
  3. Vol. III. 'Notes on Conveyancing' as spine title. 'Heritable Rights'. Notes beginning Friday 2 March [1832], with Lecture LIII, and self-numbered pp.440-643, with additional unnumbered pages

There are modern book-plates taped into Vols.II and III: Glasgow 12 / Dundas and Wilson / 9-10-98.


  • Creation: 1831-1832

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Biographical / Historical

It is uncertain where these Law lecture notes were taken - Edinburgh or Glasgow or elsewhere - and it is uncertain who wrote them down. The student may have been John Auld. This name is noted in pencil on one of the volumes. A student John Auld was indeed attending courses at Edinburgh during this period, between 1829 and 1838, taking courses consecutively on Law (1,2, and 3) and Lit. (6).


2 boxes

Physical Location

CLX-A-1083, CLX-A-1084.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Material transferred from Law School. Accession no: E2014.27.

Processing Information

Catalogued by Graeme D. Eddie 5 May 2014

Nineteenth century Law lecture notes (1831-1832), possibly taken down by student John Auld
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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