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

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Charter of Infeftment, Clackmannanshire , 27 November 1596

Identifier: Coll-1383/1/4
Scope and Contents

Charter of infeftment for lands in Clackmannanshire heritably owned by John Forrester, leased to David Doune for 1000 merks.

Dates: 27 November 1596

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

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

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

Manuscript book containing an Inventory of the writes and evidents of the Lords of Monkmyre, 1740-1752

Identifier: Coll-1383/1/13
Scope and Contents

27 articles of disposition, instruments of sasine, and charters. Monk Myre is a place in Perth and Kinross, Scotland.

Dates: 1740-1752

Papers of Professor Gordon Donaldson

Identifier: Coll-78
Scope and Contents The papers of Professor Gordon Donaldson within Gen. 1627-1645 consist of general and individual correspondence and correspondence with institutions and publishers. There is material and notes on churches, about crofters, emigration, genealogy, and the Northern Isles. There are lectures and notes; personal and family papers; photographs; and, press cuttings. There is manuscript material, typescript material, and proofs. These all cover the period 1935-1993.The collection also...
Dates: 1549-1993

Papers of the Scott family

Identifier: Coll-2076
Scope and Contents This fonds consists of the family papers of the Scott Family, whose lineage can be traced back to Walter Scott, who served as a Burgess of Edinburgh around 1521. The material comprises genealogical research notes, correspondence, historical charters (including one dated 1663, with a wax seal), official records (both originals and copies), photographs (including what appears to be daguerreotypes or ambrotypes), as well as a badge and a medal from the Argyll and Sutherland...
Dates: 1663-1993

Royal Charter of Incorporation under the Great Seal, 1807

Identifier: LHB7/19/21
Scope and Contents

Royal Charter of Incorporation under the Great Seal, parchment, with Seal attached.

Dates: 1807

University of Edinburgh Charter

 Fonds — Box EUA GD4; EUA CA10
Identifier: EUA GD4
Scope and Contents The document is not strictly a charter of foundation. It confirmed and extended a previous charter signed by James's mother, Mary, Queen of Scots, on 13 March 1567, which had granted the Town of Edinburgh all the lands, buildings, and revenues formerly belonging to the monastic orders abolished during the Scottish Reformation of 1560. These were to be used for the support of the city's clergy and the poor. King James's charter ratified Mary's gift but also authorised the Town Council to...
Dates: 1582