Supplement to the Dictionary of the Decisions of the Court of Session Volume 4

Supplement to the Dictionary of the Decisions of the Court of Session Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1826 edition. Excerpt: ...the debt had considerably grown; and therefore refused the desire of his bill: But the Earl of Southesk, (who is a considerable creditor, ) and his tutors, craving one M'Lauchlan to be made factor, and who offered to live in the house, which would be very beneficial to all the creditors, seeing he would prevent any farther cutting of the planting, which the laird had hitherto done: And it being Answered, That M'Lauchlan was Southesk's chamberlain; and the placing of him were to put my Lord in possession, to the prejudice of all the rest of the creditors; and to give him the house to dwell in, was to dispossess the laird summarily without a warning, who expected a considerable reversion of his estate, after payment of the creditors: The Lords refused to change the present factor, or to dispossess the heir from the mansion-house, now in the end of a session; but ordained John Graham, who is still the factor, to see that no more of the policy or planting be spoiled i but prejudice to them to apply to the Sheriff of Fife for the bygone damages. Vol. II. Page 10.7 Sir Alexander Cockburn of Lanton's Creditors Competing. 1700. July 30.--The Lords having granted a commission to sundry of their own number to take a trial and probation of the true rental of the estate of Sir Alexander Cockburn of Lanton, in order to a roup and sale of it pursued by George Lockhart of Carnwath, and others, his Creditors: --Lanton, by a bill, craved a protection from the Lords, that he might be present at the executing the said commission, and taking the probation, none being able to demonstrate his manner of improvement of land so well as himself. The Lords considered he had been lately imprisoned in the Tolbooth of Edinburgh, by Lady Mary Kennedy and others, more

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