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Executions and executioners

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Legal and Business documents, 1557-1810

Identifier: Coll-1383/1/2
Scope and Contents Various legal and business documents and manuscripts, including:
  1. Death warrant of John Maxwell, 9th Lord Maxwell, 1613.
  2. Charters of Kennedy family of Wigton, 1577.
  3. Contracts of marriage from 1629-1632.
  4. Summons for Sir Donald Bayne to appear before Lords of Council, 1713.
Dates: 1557-1810

Manuscript copy of papers relating to the trial of the Jacobite John Ashton, 1690s

 Item — Box CLX-A-1143
Identifier: Coll-1848/19-0001
Scope and Contents This is a manuscript copy of papers relating to the trial of John Ashton and Richard Graham in 1691. This high profile trial was later published, although these texts seem to have been copied from various accounts and proceedings. This fragment used to be part of a larger manuscript; it is foliated from f. 223r to 231v. Nothing is known on its author, but the handwriting seems to date from the late 17th/ early 18th century. It contains the following texts and extracts:Ff. 223r-224v: 'Mr...
Dates: 1690s