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Precedents of Scotland's Court of Session

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS E128


Book: legal. Brief legal precedents established in decisions from 1622 to 1639, and in a few later ones. Arranged alphabetically by subject.


  • 1662-1639; between 1640 and 1649; 1665-1666


Language of Materials

English (Scots), some Latin phrases

Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.


1 volume (1 item) : Script: Secretary. Paper support.

Scope and Contents

Incipit: "If intromissione with airship goods of no great importance..." Legal precedents abstracted from decisions of the Court of Session made 1622-1666, arranged alphabetically by subject. Each precedent is followed by a date or dates of relevant decisions. The first subject left is probably Airship [Heirship]; the last is Warrandice.

Physical Location

MS E128

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Dobell, 1969


Imperfect: pages 1-4 wanting Authorship: 1. Manuscript uses Scottish spellings (ane, samen) and terms (spuilzie). 2. The judicial body referred to as "Lords" is the Lords of Council and Session (the Court of Session). This manuscript probably consists wholly or partially of precedents set by the Court of Session.

Guide to the Scotland, Court of Session Collection
Precedents of Scotland's Court of Session
Finding aid prepared by alh, 1974; revised by ksc, 2005. Finding aid encoded by skt, 2006.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
Preferred citation
Scotland, Court of Session Collection, Department of Special Collections, MS E128, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

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