Series MS 17/2/4 - Correspondence relating to various legal actions involving railways

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MS 17/2/4


Correspondence relating to various legal actions involving railways


  • 1873-1895 (Creation)

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(1-51) Correspondence relating to various legal actions, involving the North British Railway Company. 1888-1895. Correspondents include C.W. Anderson, Chapel & Anderson, D. Deuchers, James C. Dow, E. Gilbert, Wm. Hay, John Leng, Linklater & Co, Lord Dean of Guild McGrady, "Miller", John Peebles, Wm. Robertson, D. Sinclair, James Watson, [D.C. Wills]. (52) Two accounts sheets of Patullo & Thornton re sums received for Caledonian Insurance Co, premises. 1873. (53) Disposition by Thos. Arkley Esq. to Trustees of N.B.R. 1881. (54) Medical Certificate by Dr Hay in regards Donald MacLennan concerning inability to appear before Lords Committee on Caledonian Railway Bill. 15 July 1891. (55) Proof of George Scott, Provost of Montrose, regarding the amalgamation of the North British Railway Company and the Glasgow and South Western Railway Co. 1890. (56) Copy petition by Mrs Reilly or Donnelly against the North British Railway re death of her husband. 1891.


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Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.

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Paper. May require conservation

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MS 17/2/4

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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997



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