The Stair Society: Scotland’s Legal History Society

The Minute Book of the Faculty of Advocates, Volume 4, 1783-1798

Stair Society Volume 53

This publication continues the work of publishing the Faculty of Advocates’ Minute Books begun by the Stair Society in 1976. The document now reproduced as The Minute book of the Faculty of Advocates, Volume 4, 1783-1798  is a folio manuscript book listed as FR 3 in the Dickson inventory of Faculty Records lodged for safe-keeping in the National Library of Scotland.

The document records the proceedings of the Faculty of Advocates in general meeting. It also serves to some extent as a register of formal corporate acts.

Edited and with commentary by Angus Stewart, QC and Dr David Parratt, Advocate, with an introduction by Angus Stewart, QC

Published 2007

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