LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS.
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.
Lib. Stat. Burg.—Liber Statutorum Burgi de Edinburgh. A collection of Acts relating to the
Police of the Burgh, extending from 8th October 1529 till 19th October 1531. This collection forms the second part of a volume titled on the back "Court of the Dean of Guild,"—
"Burgh Court, 1529-1531."
John 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.
John Stevenson's Protocol.—Protocol Books of John Stevenson, Notary-Public of the Burgh,
extending from 2d December 1547 to 6th June 1549.
Inventory of City Charters.—Inventory of the Writings in the Charter-House of the City; 6 volumes.
Reg. Mag. Sig.—Registrum Magni Sigilli, in the General Register House, Edinburgh.
A.P.S.—Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland. (Record Edition); 11 volumes.
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.