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Law notes of Professor Hector MacQueen

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1256
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of lecture notes, essays, copies of cases, copies of exam papers, off-prints and other material relating to the following courses (and course components) offered by the then Faculty of Law, Edinburgh University: History of Scots Law Scottish Legal System Scots Law I and II Conduct of Proof / Inquiry Contract ...

Lecture notes and student memorabilia of Magnus Grimond

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1891
Scope and Contents This collection consists of miscellaneous undergraduate materials from 1978-82 belonging to Magnus Grimond, relating to his studies in law and history. Grimond studied at Edinburgh University between 1978 and 1982, although 1980/81 was spent at the University of Pennsylvania. Scots Law 1, 1978-79: course summary, reading and lecture notes and essays. Scottish Legal System, 1978-79, &...

Lecture notes of Robert Sutherland

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1102
Scope and Contents The collection at E2006.44 contains lecture notes taken while Sutherland attended Edinburgh University in the late-1940s and early-1950s. The material includes: - Minute Book of the Dining Club - Lecture notes on Evidence and Pleading - Lecture notes on Political Science - Lecture notes on Conveyancing, International Private Law - Lecture notes...

Lectures of Thomas Bever

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Identifier: Coll-302
Scope and Contents The collection consists of volumes of lectures on jurisprudence and civil law, by Thomas Bever, Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, 1772-1774.

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.

Material relating to Sir Rupert Iain Kay Moncreiffe

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Identifier: Coll-1276
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of two bound volumes of the work Origins and background of the law of succession to arms and dignities in Scotland with Volume 1 focussing on 'Heirs before Scots law', and Volume 2 focussing on 'Heirs by Scots law'. Volume 1 is inscribed ' For Professor Croft Dickinson, to whom this thesis was due, with very many thanks, from Iain Moncrieffe of that Ilk. Unicorn'. Volume 2 is inscribed ' For Professor Croft Dickinson, with every...

Material relating to William Baird, being 'Some principles of Arithmetique'

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Identifier: Coll-1236
Scope and Contents The manuscript forming the collection looks at Some principles of arithmetique containing all the parts thereof and the severall ways of working. The manuscript includes three parts: mathematics, law and astronomy. The notes and the exlibris inscription suggest that this volume, which is bound in contemporary calf, was the work of William Baird of Dysart - 'Ex libris Gulielmi Baird'. The first part, titled 'Some principles of arithmetique...

Notebook on legal matters, including copy of transcript of the trial of Capt.John Porteous

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Identifier: Coll-1244
Scope and Contents Much of this notebook contains a part-copy of the transcript of the trial as it was published in Edinburgh, 1818, in - Criminal Trials Illustrative Of The Tale Entitled The Heart Of Mid-Lothian: Published From The Original Record . Also in the notebook are some law notes on Cox v. Coleridge and the Rights of Allornies (or Attornies?); Rex v. Inhabitants of Middlesex; and, the Assizes at Lewes. There are also notes from Lacon, or Many...

Notebooks of lectures at the University of Edinburgh, taken down by Robert Low Orr and William J. Orr

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1919
Scope and Contents This fonds consists of 20 notebooks containing notes on legal and medical lectures given at the University of Edinburgh, taken down by Robert Low Orr and William J. Orr. Also includes some class cards, exam papers, and ephemera of Robert Low Orr. Robert Low Orr: Lectures on Metaphysics (Fraser) Robert Low Orr: Law lectures (Muirhead, Macpherson) Robert Low Orr: Scots law...

Notes of lectures given by David Hume, Baron of the Scots Exchequer, taken down by person unknown

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Identifier: Coll-1291
Scope and Contents A volume of ink manuscript notes, with pencil annotations, of Hume's Lectures, taken down by a person unknown, but probably a student. The notes relate to lectures delivered between November-December 1805 and with an introductory lecture omitted. Headings include: Marriage; Parent and Child; Guardian and Ward; Master and Servant; and, Personal Rights.

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University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 8
Hume, David, 1757-1838 (judge, Baron of the Scottish Exchequer) 4
Aitchison, Thomas Milne, fl. 1949-1953 1
Baird, William, fl. 1670-1680 ('of Dysart') 1
Bell, George Joseph, 1770-1843 (advocate, Professor of Scots Law at the University of Edinburgh) 1
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Berry, William, 1864-1954 (4th of Tayfield | Legal profession) 1
Bever, Thomas, 1725-1791, Scholar in Civil law 1
Fraser, Thomas Richard, Sir, 1841-1920 (physician and pharmacologist, professor of medicine at the University of Edinburgh) 1
Grimond, Magnus, fl 1970s-2010s (Edinburgh University alumnus) 1
Jex-Blake, Sophia Louisa, 1840-1912 (medical practitioner, reformer and suffragette) 1
Lindsay, William, fl. 1842-1843, Secretary of Scots Law Society 1
Lorimer, James, 1818-1890 (Professor of Law) 1
MacQueen, Frances M., fl. 1975-1979 (civil servant) 1
MacQueen, Hector L., Professor, fl. 1975-1979 (professor of private law) 1
Maconochie, Lord Meadowbank, Allan, 1748-1816 (Scottish judge) 1
Main, Alexander Herbert, fl. 1930-1935 1
Moffat, John, 1935-1973, Lecturer in Public Law 1
Moncrieffe, Rupert Iain Kay, Sir, 1919-1985 (11th Baronet, officer, genealogist) 1
Orr, Robert Low, fl 1870s-1880s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Orr, William J, fl 1870s-1880s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Pye, Thomas A., fl. 1916-1947, Rev. 1
Robertson, John, b. 1930 (student Edinburgh University, Law Faculty, 1951-1954) 1
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (1729-:) 1
Sees, Thomas, fl 1820s (Law student, University of Edinburgh) 1
Smith, Thomas Broun, Professor, 1915-1988 (professor of civil (Roman Law), Edinburgh University ) 1
Socrates 1
Sutherland, Robert, b. 1926 (Writer to the Signet, Notary Public) 1
Thomson, A., fl 1860, Secretary of Scots Law Society 1
University of Pennsylvania (1791-:) (university) 1
Wallace, Forbes T., fl. 1895-1897 (student, Edinburgh University) 1
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