CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 550
TitlePapers relating to claims to heritable jurisdiction in Scotland (transcripts by Charles Sanford Terry, Professor of History)
Date1747 (copied c.1914)
Extent0.03 linear metres
Administrative HistoryCharles Sanford Terry (1864 - 1936), eldest son of Charles Terry, Newport Pagnell, graduated from Clare College, Cambridge, BA 1886, MA 1891. He was Lecturer in History at Durham College of Science, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1890 - 1898, joined the University of Aberdeen in 1898, and was made first Professor of History there, 1903 - 1930. An authority on the life and work of Johann Sebastian Bach, and author of several books on the subject, including the much re-published 'Bach: a Biography' (London: O.U.P., 1928), he also composed music, and was instrumental in developing the early twentieth century Music Festival movement in Aberdeen and the North of Scotland. He published widely on historical topics, in particular, Jacobitism, Imperialism, and European history. For details of his life and works see 'Who Was Who, 1929 - 1940', and 'Aberdeen University Review', 24 (1936 - 1937), 42 - 43, 123 - 126, 145 - 146.
DescriptionList of the claims to heritable jurisdiction, and offices dependent thereon, entered in the Court of Session in Scotland, November 1747; Transcription of intermissions of the Receiver-General relative to estates forfeited in 1715, 1747. The text is compiled from the printed roll in the Signet Library, Edinburgh, with the amounts allowed added from 'Acts of sederunt of the Court of Session, 1553 - 1790'. Transcribed c1914.
AccrualsNone expected.
Access StatusOpen
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Physical DescriptionNo physical conditions affecting use of collection.
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