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History, 17th Century (Scotland)

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

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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...
Dates: 1402-1699

Ms volume of genealogies of Scottish families, drawn up by Sir George Mackenzie of Rosehaugh

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-1568, Volume: Coll-1802 / SC-Acc-2017-0034, n/a: data_value_missing_139f29e7ae95ceeecdaad016eb384b42
Identifier: Coll-1802
Content Description This genealogical manuscript volume relating to Scottish families, by Sir George Mackenzie of Rosehaugh, bears the bookplate of Robert Graham, a literary patron of Robert Burns.
The title-page is noted as...: 'A collection of the most remarkable accounts that relate to the families of Scotland, drawn from their own charters [...] By Sir George Mackenzie'.
264 ms leaves, contemporary quarter calf over boards.
Dates: c. 1636-1891

Notebook on legal matters, including copy of transcript of the trial of Capt.John Porteous

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1244
Scope and Contents Much of this notebook contains a part-copy of the transcript of the trial as it was published in Edinburgh, 1818, in - Criminal Trials Illustrative Of The Tale Entitled The Heart Of Mid-Lothian: Published From The Original Record . Also in the notebook are some law notes on Cox v. Coleridge and the Rights of Allornies (or Attornies?); Rex v. Inhabitants of Middlesex; and, the Assizes at Lewes. There are also notes from Lacon, or Many...
Dates: 1818-1824

Scott Moncrieff family letters and legal documents

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1803
Content Description The archive contains many letters from, to, and between members of of the Scott Moncreiff family including Robert Scott Moncreiff of Fossaway and his wife, Susan, and others of the family. The letters are mostly 19th century, some 18th century, and earlier.There is also a quantity of ms letters, legal documents, and printed matter relating to the Scott Moncreiffs of Yair and Fossaway, Perthshire... including instruments of sasine, and share certificates, the former in favour of Mrs. Scott...
Dates: 1662-1860

Section I. Documents of Scottish literature and history, 15th century-18th century

 Series
Identifier: La.I
Scope and Contents Documents of Scottish literature and history constitute Section I of the Laing Collection with shelfmarks La.I. The collection contains historical documents and royal letters from the time of King James III to the Union of Scotland with England in 1707. There are documents with original autograph signatures or holograph documents by various statesmen and noblemen, and papers relating to, and letters by, ecclesiastical persons. This Section also defines a band of material including papers,...
Dates: 15th century-18th century