Precedents of Scotland's Court of Session
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
- Scotland. Court of Session (Organization)
Language of Materials
English (Scots), some Latin phrases
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Conditions Governing Use
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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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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.
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.
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- Preferred citation
Scotland, Court of Session Collection, Department of Special Collections, MS E128, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries