Procedure in Scotland's Supreme Civil Court [Tait, Alexander, Compiler]. The Acts of Sederunt of the Lords of Council and Session, From the 15th of January 1553, to the 11th of July 1790. Published with the Authority of the Court. Edinburgh: Printed by Neill and Company, For Elphingston Balfour, 1790. vii, , 644, 98 pp. [With] The Acts of Sederunt of the Lords of Council and Session, From the 12th November 1790, to the 11th of March 1800. Published by Authority of the Court. Edinburgh: Printed for Bell & Bradfute, 1800. [ii], 62, v,  pp. [And] The Acts of Sederunt of the Lords of Council and Session, From the 11th July 1800, to 7th of March 1810. Published by Authority of the Court. Edinburgh: Printed for Manners and Miller, 1810. [ii], 57, , [iv] pp. Folio (12-1/2" x 8"). Recent period-style quarter calf over cloth, raised bands, gilt ornaments and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Light toning to text, creases, light foxing and light soiling to a few leaves, early owner signature (John J. Henderson) to head of title page. $750. * Arranged chronologically, this volume is a compilation of ordinances and rules regulating procedure in the Court of Session, Scotland's supreme judicial court, from 1554 to 1810. Some early acts are declaratory of law, others were ratified by the Scottish parliament and had the force of statutes. Two more volumes containing additional acts were published in 1821 and 1832. All acts were codified in 1913. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth V:3.
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