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Law (Scotland)

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

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

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 Urquhart...

2 letter-books of an unidentified Scottish law firm

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-1531, Volume: data_value_missing_044bad0cd209d0fc001ac418e9779b16, Volume: Coll-1699 / SC-Acc-2016-0001
Identifier: Coll-1699
Content Description The correspondence suggests that this was an Edinburgh-based law practice, with the majority of letters emanating from city addresses.There are 2 volumes with information on the spines showing: Letter Book No. 3 - 18th May 1956 - 21st Aug. 1956 Letter Book No. 5 - 9th Dec. 1956 - 31st Mar. 1957 The volumes came from The Solicitors' Law Stationery Society Ltd., Hope Street, Glasgow. They hold reference numbers: No.5354 Date.1956...

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
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.

Class cards of Forbes T. Wallace

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1245
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of four cards, being:
  1. matriculation card, 1895
  2. matriculation card, 1896
  3. class card, Winter Session, 1895-1896. Lectures on Scots Law
  4. class card, Winter Session, 1896-1897. Lectures on Conveyancing

Collection of Class certificates 1951-1954 of John Robertson, Law student

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1435
Scope and Contents The University of Edinburgh class attendance certificates include those for: Civil Law during Academic Year 1951-1952, Jurisprudence during Academic Year 1951-1952, Administrative Law during Academic Year 1952-1953, Scots Law during Academic Year 1952-1953, Conveyancing during Academic year 1953-1954, and Public Law (Public International Law) during summer session of Academic Year 1953-1954. The collection also includes a Certificate of Merit certifying that John Robertson 'acquitted himself...

Correspondence relating to the Scots Law Society

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-707
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of circa 28 letters to the Secretary of the Scots Law Society, William Lindsay, and A. Thomson Jnr.

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 ...

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.

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 entitled 'Ane Compend off some practiques before the Lords since his Ma[jes]ties cuming home to Scotland ych was in ano 1660' by James Huttone, c 1686

 Item — Box CLX-A-371
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0126
Scope and Contents Notebook of 140 unnumbered pages containing an alphabetically arranged and ordered law manual / compendium. It is an easily portable, utilitarian object, and appears to be the work of the scribe James Hutton. It carries the bookplate of Robert Dundas, Lord Arniston, and was presumably used by him as a reference book.This kind of manual was essential for judges and lawyers to keep up with the legal changes that followed the Restoration in 1660: Charles II, in attempting to restore order,...