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Law

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 378 Collections and/or Records:

 Series — LAW

Records of the Faculty of Law, 1960 - 1996

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/LAW
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Management Group:

The category - Teaching, learning and research records - comprises records relating to curriculum delivery and examination, further research and the award of degrees; also such adjuncts to study as laboratories, the Botanic Garden and University Library.

Dates: 1960 - 1996
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Register of Instruments of an Edinburgh Notary

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6669
Scope and Contents

86 folios: (fo. i) index; (fos iv-v) index to 'instruments written in the other lytell buike' (scored through); (fos viii-ix) instrument dated 1573 (scored through). Inside the front cover: 'Liber secundus'.

Dates: 1571-1574
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Register of the acts of the court of the Lord-Commissioners in causes ecclesiastical, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.02.21
Scope and Contents

Contains entries from Michaelmas term 1631 to Hilary term 1633.

Dates: Seventeenth century
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Report of a case in chancery, Mid sixteenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.11.41
Scope and Contents

The case in chancery of conveying a park [Ridmarley] and mill in Worcestershire, by Bishop Ridley, Bishop of London'; the title is in a more recent hand than the report, which has been headed by the scribe 'Shepside pl. Mountjoye Serle and Stone d[eff.]. A parke called Ridmerly and a mill joyning thereto'. On three waste leaves at the end are a lawyer's bill, some notes relating to the above case, and other memoranda.

Dates: Mid sixteenth century
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Reports of cases in King's Bench etc.

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8518
Scope and Contents

Brief reports of cases in King's Bench, Mich. 1663 to Mich. 1664, probably taken at first hand, including a few 'Chequer Chamber' cases. There is also an alphabetical table of the names of cases.

Dates: 1663-1664
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Reports on cases in the Court of Sessions, Scotland, 1661-2

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.101
Scope and Contents

Incomplete at end, the last case breaking off at foot of fo. 68r. fos. 68v-140: blank. fo. 2: 'David Hope Empt. 17mo die Novembris 1735'. fo. 3: Puttick and Simpson sale reference.

Dates: 1666 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Robert Needham Cust: Case Judgements

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6198-6201
Scope and Contents

Judgements in cases in Lahore and Amritsar.

Dates: 1858-1860
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Sales in fee-farm, 1630

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.13.32
Scope and Contents

Particulars of a sale in fee-farm of lands to Ralph Freeman, Esq., and others by King Charles I. There are six pages at the end concerning a similar sale. See also MSS Dd.13.18 and Ee.03.07.

Dates: 1630
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Scottish laws and statutes, Mid sixteenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.04.21
Scope and Contents According to an index on the inside of the title-page, the collection contains: ‘Modus componendi cartas’; ‘Exceptiones contra cartas’; ‘Expositiones vocabulorum’; ‘Tabula librorum’; ‘Prologus libri regie majestatis’; ‘Tractatus qui incipit In eligendo maritu’; ‘Statuta regis Malcolm Mackeneth’; ‘Statuta regis Roberti secundi (cognominati de Bruce)’; ‘Statuta Willi regis’; ‘Leges Alexandri regis filii Willi’; ‘Statuta secunda regis Roberti’; ‘Modus procedendi in itinere camerarie’; ‘Leges...
Dates: Mid sixteenth century
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Selden Society: Minutes, Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7937
Dates: 1887-1996
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Sir Matthew Hale: The History and analysis of the Common Laws of England

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3820
Scope and Contents

'Copyed from the Bishop of Worcester's copy that was taken after the originall under My Ld Ch. Justice Hales own hand before it was abused.' pp. ii-vi, 105-10: blank.

Dates: 1696
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Sir Richard Hutton: Journals

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6862-3
Dates: 1614-1639
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Speeches and broadcasts, 1914 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBKR 8
Scope and Contents

Notes for speeches and lectures on various subjects including international affairs (including law), the Labour Party, disarmament, sports and athletics, the London School of Economics and the League of Nations.

Dates: 1914 - 1982
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of two files which are still closed, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Speeches: Non-House of Commons: Speech notes and source material., 08 Jan 1957 - 06 Nov 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/61A-C
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's speech (14 January, meeting of constituency branch chairmen, 28 Hyde Park Gate) on subjects including: the work done in the constituencies; the resignation of Sir Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon] as Prime Minister; the decision by the United States to play a greater part in the Middle East and their relations with Britain; emergency steps to strengthen the economy; the need to support the new government. Source material includes draft notes by Anthony Montague Browne...
Dates: 08 Jan 1957 - 06 Nov 1957
Conditions Governing Access: Open
 Fonds

Student notebook on canon law, Late sixteenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.05.07
Scope and Contents

‘Brocardica quæ jure canonico sic dicuntur quæ sunt materiæ contrariis rationibus æque probabilibus involutæ’. Apparently incomplete: it is paged from 1 to 93 and after 42 blank leaves paged again from 200 to 246. There are six leaves of index, and three of references, principally to statutes from the reign of King Edward III.

Dates: Late sixteenth century
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The Case for the Rights of the Duchy of Cornwall to the Scilly Islands

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6459
Scope and Contents An exhaustive examination of the case for the rights of the Duchy of Cornwall to the Scilly Islands, drawn up by Sir G. Harrison, 346 folios: (fo. 4) introductory remarks; (fo. 7) records bearing on the matter from 1300; (fo. 25) further records proving the right of the Duchy to the islands; (fo. 31) evidence and instructions for the drawing up a legal report; (fo. 32v) report drawn up by W. Illingworth, record agent; (fo. 35v) citation of records by W. Illingworth to prove that the islands...
Dates: 1833 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The Papers of Lord Silkin of Dulwich

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SILK
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of political and legal papers. The earlier papers mostly relate to Silkin's time at Attorney General including correspondence files, press cuttings and printed papers. The later papers consist of Bills, correspondence and proceedings from the House of Lords as well as constituency correspondence and papers relating to Silkin's other interests.

Dates: 1968 - 1987
Conditions Governing Access: This collection is CLOSED until it has been catalogued.
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The Papers of Peter Rawlinson

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RWSN
Scope and Contents

Papers including correspondence, legal case papers, speeches and articles.

Dates: 1873 - 2006
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is mostly open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Dingle Foot

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DGFT
Scope and Contents

The material held at Churchill Archives Centre deals with Sir Dingle's career as a Liberal and then a Labour Member of Parliament, as well as with his distinguished position in the legal profession, particularly with regard to Commonwealth countries and with his literary skills.

Dates: 1909 - 1979
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open (except for a few files which are closed under data protection) for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Sir Hersch Lauterpacht

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LAUT
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, legal papers, lectures, and later material relating to Lauterpacht's biography by his son, Sir Elihu Lauterpacht.

Dates: 1924-08 - 2010-08
Conditions Governing Access: Closed until catalogued.
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Tracts, a commonplace book, and moot cases, Seventeenth and eighteenth centuries

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.14.29
Scope and Contents

(1) ‘Some considerations concerning episcopacie’, seventeenth century; (2) ‘Chronologicæ demonstratio’, seventeenth century; (3) brief notes on parts of the epistles to the Galatians, Colossians, Thessalonians, and the Revelation of St John, seventeenth century; (4) divinity commonplace book, seventeenth century; (5) moot cases, in legal French, eighteenth century.

Dates: Seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Translation of Anglo-Saxon laws

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.1029
Scope and Contents

'Sketch of a plan for a new translation of the Anglo-Saxon laws etc.', unsigned.

Dates: 1820 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Treatise on cases in chancery, Mid seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Gg.02.26
Scope and Contents

Causes in chancerie gathered by Sir George Davys one of the masters of the chancerie anno 1601 out of the labours of Mr William Lambert'.

Dates: Mid seventeenth century
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Treatise on forests, c. 1600

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.03.39
Scope and Contents

A readinge or declaracion of th' authorityes, libertyes, and offices of a forest, made uppon the statute called Carta de foresta by one Traherne de Lincoln's Inn'.

Dates: c. 1600
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Treatise on Scottish law, Late seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.01.21
Scope and Contents

The work is divided into two parts. The first is 'The abridgement of forme of process befor the lords', together with 'The tabulating of summons'. The second is 'Ane abridgement of the most materiall acts of parliament selected according to the order of the alphabet, by Sir Andrew Gilmour, advocate, knight and baronett, 1668'.

Dates: Late seventeenth century
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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