CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 2516
TitleRobert Carncorss, merchant burgess, Edinburgh: contracts for lands in Culross and others
Date1617 - 1625
Extent4 items (0.03 linear metres)
Administrative HistoryIt is assumed that the names Couhie, Cowhie and Cowey refer to the same person.
SourceProvenance unknown. The document was purchased by the library in 1930.
DescriptionContract between Robert Carncorss, merchant burgess of Edinburgh, and William Couhie, merchant baxter and burgess of Culross, with consent of John Porterfield and others regarding two acres of land in Overgagie (Culross) in which infeftment is to be granted, 1617; Charter, based on contract between Robert Carncorss and William Couhie as stated in MS 2516/1, granted by Robert Carncorss and others in favour of William Couhie and his wife, containing precept of sasine, 1617; Extract from an instrument of sasine granted by John Porterfield in favour of William Cowhie, concerning portion of land in Overgagie, 1617; Charter of Confirmation by James, 2nd Baron Colville of Culross and others, regarding granting of land in Overgagie as stated in contract between Robert Carncorss and William Cowey in MS 2516/1, 1625.
AppraisalThis material has been appraised in line with normal procedures.
AccrualsNone expected.
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsThe records are available subject to the signed acceptance of the Department's access conditions.
Physical DescriptionMS 2516/1 is torn at the edges and is quite fragile.
Finding AidsPreliminary list also in deposit file at University of Aberdeen, Special Libraries and Archives.
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