List of abbreviations


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J. D. Marwick (editor)

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'List of abbreviations', Extracts from the Records of the Burgh of Edinburgh, 1403-1528 (1869), pp. 10. URL: Date accessed: 29 November 2014.


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C. R.—Council Records of the City.

C. R. Adv. Lib.—Volume of Extracts from the Records of the City preserved in the Advocates' Library, and marked 34: 4: 9.

Register of Burgesses, &c.—Register of Burgesses and Guild Brethren of the City, commencing 17th May 1487, and ending 12th February 1579.

Foular's Protocol.—Protocol Books of John Foular, Notary-public of the Burgh, extending from 9th March 1500 to 3d October 1534; 4 volumes.

V.Strathauchin's Protocol.—Protocol Books of Vincent Strathauchin, Notary-Public of the Burgh, extending from 7th December 1507 to 16th September 1553; 4 volumes.

Guthrie's Inventory.—Inventory of the whole Writs belonging to the City; "containing their whole Lands, Customs, and Privileges pertaining to them." Collected and digested by Mr Alexander Guthrie, Common Clerk, in 1638; 1 volume.

Inventory of Writs, 1653.—Inventory of the write relating to the City, removed from the Charter-House to the Town-Clerk's office in 1653: 1 volume.

Inventory of City Charters.—Inventory of the Writings in the Charter-House of the City; 6 volumes.

Inventory of Documents, 1846.—Inventory of Ancient Documents belonging to the City, arranged and indexed in 1846; 2 volumes.

Reg. Mag. Sig.—Registrum Magni Sigilli, in the General Register House, Edinburgh.

Act. Dom. Con.—Acta Dominorum Concilii, in the General Register House, Edinburgh.

Balfour's Practicks.—Practicks, or a System of the more Ancient Law of Scotland, compiled by Sir James Balfour of Pettendreich, late President of the Court of Session, 1754.