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muniments

the title deeds and other documentary evidence relating to the title to land.

MUNIMENTS. The instruments of writing and written evidences which the owner of lands, possessions, or inheritances has, by which he is enabled to defend the title of his estate. Termes de la Ley, h.t.; 3 Inst. 170.

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Warner, Catalogue of the Manuscripts and Muniments, 165.
32) However, thanks to a long-running dispute between the lords of Fyvie and neighbouring Gight over the 'lands of Ardlogie and mill thereof, a different story can be gleaned from the Fyvie muniments.
Report of John Rogers," July 12, 1758, in Dalhousie Muniments, item 2/59, (microfilm, DL); Hugh Waddell to Forbes, July 21, 1758, in Headquarters Papers of Forbes, reel 2, item 407 (microfilm, DL).
lt;/pre> <p>When he returns to London he pays a call on the Muniments.
Larger unbound items, including the muniments, were photographed while placed flat on the floor, using a special, and more complicated, photography process.
I was most impressed with her use of forty-one private archives used in her research--such as the Carnock and Plean muniments, the Curle collection, Pitreavie papers, Pittenweem writs, Sinclair of Mey muniments, and Swinton muniments.
Both scholars were exemplary trawlers in London muniments and libraries but somewhat misguided on practical matters of provincial playing.
Professor Moss also, with the support of the Ailsa family, gained access, for the first time, to the nineteenth- and twentieth-century estate papers, which had not been deemed important enough by the 4th Marquess to be sent with the rest of the family muniments to the Scottish Record Office when the castle passed to the Trust in 1945.
The Murthly Hours--so called because it lay for many years among the muniments of Murthly Castle, Perthshire--is a manuscript of the late thirteenth century, consisting of several distinct sections which were first bound together in the medieval period.
Warner, Manuscripts and Muniments of Alleyn's College of God's Gift at Dulwich (London: Spottiswoode, 1881), 68.
IN 1986 there was discovered in the muniments room at Melbourne Hall, Derbyshire, the manuscript fragment of a play apparently written during the early decades of the seventeenth century.
44, 48; National Archives of Scotland (hereafter NAS), Breadalbane Muniments GD 112/39/21/18-19; National Library of Scotland (hereafter NLS) Wodrow Folio 42/no.