Student notes of lectures by Baron David Hume
Scope and Contents
The four volumes contain chapters or sections headed, e.g. Introductory lecture; Husband and Wife; Parent and child; Guardian and ward; Guardians to Idiots and Furious persons; Master and servant; Distinction of things; Contract of sale; Contract of Location - Tack; Inferior Contracts of Location - Horse hiring; Locatio operarum - Carriers; Charter Party; Contracts of Loan; Contract of Mandate; Contracts of Copartnery; Joint Adventure; Contract of Cautionry; Bills of Exchange; Ex Delicto - Assythment; Verbal injuries; Injuries; Quasi contracts - Restitution; Benevolence; Commonty; March fences; Nautae, Caupones, Statularii;Quasi ex Delicto; Preservation of growing trees; Assignation; Extinction of Obligations - by performance; Compensation; Retention; Negative prescription; Real right of property; Real right of servitude; Servitude of thirlage; Real right of Pledge; Real right of Hypothec; Real right of Tack; Feudal rights; Charter; Instrument of Sasine; Retrospect on the Charter and Sasine; State of the Superiors right; Resignation; Base rights; Defect of Author's title; Heritable bond; Adjudication; Positive prescription; Law of death bed; Strict deed of entail; Services of heirs; Passive titles; Executry; Latter will and testament; Legacies; Jurisdictions; Probation - by Oath of party; Probation - by Writing; Poinding; Personal diligence; and, many many more.
The name 'Gavin Alston Esqr WS' appears inside some volumes.
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Biographical / Historical
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- Student notes of lectures by Baron David Hume, 1814-1815