A summary of the speeches, arguments, and determinations of the right honourable the lords of council and session in Scotland, upon that important cause, wherein His Grace the Duke of Hamilton and others were plaintiffs, and Archibald Douglas of Douglas esq; defendant.
With an introductory preface, giving an impartial and distinct account of this suit.
By a barrister at law.
|Related Names:||Boswell, James 1740-1795., Douglas of Douglas, Archibald Douglas Baron 1748-1827., defender., Hamilton, James George Hamilton Duke of 1755-1769., pursuer.|
Edinburgh, F. Robertson, 1767.
Douglas, Jane, /
Douglas, Jane, / Lady, /
"By James Boswell, the elder."--Halkett & Laing.
"The simple fact before us resolves into this question, Is the defendant the son of Lady Jane Douglas, or not?"--p. 45.
Concerning the claim of Archibald Douglas, formerly Stewart, as heir of tailzie to his uncle, Archibald, duke of Douglas.
Speeches delivered July 7-14, 1767.
2 p.L., 216 p.
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