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Legal Documents

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

5 x documents: notarial instruments relating to lands in Nether Carlowrie, west of Edinburgh, and in Invertiel, 1528-1566. Marks of 16th century Scottish notaries

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-1556
Identifier: Coll-1747
Scope and Contents

5 x documents - notarial instruments - being: Invertiel, 13 November 1528; Nether Carlowrie, 23 January 1529; Nether Carlowrie, 22 June 1535; Nether Carlowrie, 23 February 1540; Nether Carlowrie, 19 April 1566.

At the foot, each document bears a fine penned mark of a 16th century Scottish notary. Old folds, contemporary endorsements.

Dates: 1528-1566

18th century and 19th century legal documents some in favour of Dr. Sophia Jex-Blake

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-622
Identifier: Coll-1553
Scope and Contents The collection of legal documents is composed of: 1 x Discharge by William Pirie in favour of Dr. Sophia Jex Blake, 15 May 1890. Of a Bond and Disposition in Security of £400 over subjects in Grove Street, Edinburgh. Andrew Urquhart SSC Edinburgh 1 x Disposition by Thomas Fairweather Weir with consent, In favour of Sophia Jex Blake MD. 1884. Subject 6 Grove Street, Edinburgh. Andrew...
Dates: 1786-1890

Birth certificate for Mary Dorothea Geikie, 1893

Identifier: Coll-99/10/2
Scope and Contents

Birth certificate for Mary Dorothea Geikie, the birth being registered by her father, James Geikie.

Dates: 1893

Certificate of Right of Burial, 1910-1915

Identifier: Coll-99/10/3
Scope and Contents

Certificate of Right of Burial in the Metropolitan Cemetery, Mornigside, Edinburgh, purchased by George Ramsay Geikie in 1910 together with receipt for headstone erected following the death of James Geikie in 1915.

Dates: 1910-1915

Collection of 65 Scottish charters and other documents, from 1402 to 1699, in Latin and Scots, some with seals

Identifier: Coll-1242
Scope and Contents The collection of 65 Scottish charters and documents, on vellum and paper, is composed of the following: Charter between Alexander, Abbot of Scone, entirely in Early Scots, on vellum, dated 21 August 1402, 270mm. by 160mm., with the suspended complete wax seal of Katherine Paxton. Charter of Robert Logy, burgess of Perth, to Andrew Charters, of lands in Perth, in Latin, on vellum, dated...
Dates: 1402-1699

Facsimiles of Scottish Charters and Letters prepared by Sir William Fraser

Identifier: Coll-1418
Scope and Contents

The facsimile charters are loose and are numbered at rear from 1 to 288. A few are missing, and these are, nos: 37, 50, 89, 110-111, 136-137, 151, 211, and 233.

Dates: 1094-1844

Fragments of a commentary on a variety of court cases, mid/late 14th-early 15th century

Identifier: MS 182/ff. 1r-2v; 4r-v; 26r-v
Scope and Contents This section ctains fragments of a legal commentary in French. The four folios are all pricked and lined on both sides, the recto side of the current first folio of the collection being quite dirty and almost entirely illegible. The text itself appears to represent a discussion of a number of very varied court cases or, possibly, even a record of the arguments put forward during those cases. Certain names, possibly those of the persons putting forward those arguments, or deciding the case in...
Dates: mid/late 14th-early 15th century

'Inventory of the Writs found in the Cabynet in the Lower Bed Chamber of Boggie', being an inventory of the commercial documents stored at Boggie House

 Fonds — Box EUA-A-1532
Identifier: Coll-1720
Scope and Contents Folio-sized document, 11ff, of stitched paper, headed 'Inventory Of The Writs Found In The Cabynet In The Lower Bed Chamber Of Boggie. Taken Up The Eighth Day of April [...] In the Presence of Dam Anna Lockhart Lady Boggie, Mr Thomas Hoop [...] and Mr Robert Fenton Minister of the Gospel At Kennoway'.This is an inventory of the commercial documents stored at Boggie House, relating to the administration of the Boggie estate in the latter part of the 17th century and the first...
Dates: 1719

Legal documents, 1544-1859

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1383/1
Scope and Contents

Series of legal documents such as charters, contracts, bonds, documents relating to debts, rent books, and collections relating to specific families.

Dates: 1544-1859

Note about a bond, 1884

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/208
Scope and Contents

Note about a bond which reads 'Bond John Stewart 7 Jan[uary] 1879 for £500 smug[gling] C Stewart'.

Dates: 1884