The Notes by the original Transcriber of the volume numbered as the first of
the series of the Council Minute Books, and also of the volume of Extracts preserved
in the Advocates' Library, the Translations, and the Passages inserted by
the Editor, are printed in smaller type.
The Notes by the original Transcriber are placed within Parentheses, thus
( ), and are followed by the letters Tr.
The Translations and Passages inserted by the Editor are placed within square
Brackets, thus [ ].