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Legal document - discharge of rent - between Mrs. Eleonora Russell and Mr William Robertson

 Fonds — Folder: SC-Acc-2016-0117, Box: data_value_missing_cadd80bdb633cff67a68c307dc3b6328, Box: data_value_missing_8f3ec38bd3a3fc15fa063acd9f7602d4
Identifier: Coll-1761

Scope and Contents

Ms document on stamped paper, 'For Receipts. Fourpence' and 'Halfpenny sheet', 'writtem by William Murray Jun'r writer in Edn'r...'. The document concludes:
'...and of which years annual rent I hereby discharge the said Mr. William Robertson...'.
The document is signed by Eleonora Russell in Edinburgh 21 September 1796. It was witnessed by: John Russell, apprentice to Mr. James Dundas, Clerk to the Signet; and, William Murray.

Dates

  • 1796

Biographical / Historical

Mrs Eleanora Russell was the daughter of Dr. William Robertson (1721-1793), Principal of Edinburgh University, and widow of John Russell (1753-1792), Clerk to the Signet.

Extent

0.05 folder

Physical Location

CLX-A-1556

Processing Information

Catalogued by Graeme D. Eddie, 29 July 2016.
Title
Legal document - discharge of rent - between Mrs. Eleonora Russell and Mr William Robertson

Repository Details

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