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Charters

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

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Charter of Infeftment, Clackmannanshire , 27 November 1596

 Item
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.

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

 Fonds
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 4 June...

Facsimiles of Scottish Charters and Letters prepared by Sir William Fraser

 Fonds
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.

Legal and Business documents, 1557-1810

 File
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.

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.

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

 File
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.

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 spend...

Unsorted legal documents, 1631-1859

 Sub-Series — Box CLX-A-1120: Series Coll-1383/1; Series Coll-1383/2
Identifier: Coll-1383/1/19
Scope and Contents This section contains unsorted legal documents dating from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, many on vellum, in English and in Latin. It is mostly composed of instruments of sasine, inventories, charters, registration documents, etc.About a third of the documents seem to be related to the Bennet Family, who lived near Kinross in the 18th and 19th centuries. It consists of inventories of writs, instruments of sasine, charters of renounciations and resignations, and other legal documents...