LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS.
C. R.—Council Records of the City.
C. R. Adv. Lib.—Volume of Extracts from the Records of the City preserved in the Advocates'
Library, and marked 34: 4: 9.
Register of Burgesses, &c.—Register of Burgesses and Guild Brethren of the City, commencing 17th
May 1487, and ending 12th February 1579.
Foular's Protocol.—Protocol Books of John Foular, Notary-public of the Burgh, extending from 9th
March 1500 to 3d October 1534; 4 volumes.
V.Strathauchin's Protocol.—Protocol Books of Vincent Strathauchin, Notary-Public of the Burgh,
extending from 7th December 1507 to 16th September 1553; 4 volumes.
Guthrie's Inventory.—Inventory of the whole Writs belonging to the City; "containing their whole
Lands, Customs, and Privileges pertaining to them." Collected and digested by Mr Alexander
Guthrie, Common Clerk, in 1638; 1 volume.
Inventory of Writs, 1653.—Inventory of the write relating to the City, removed from the Charter-House
to the Town-Clerk's office in 1653: 1 volume.
Inventory of City Charters.—Inventory of the Writings in the Charter-House of the City; 6 volumes.
Inventory of Documents, 1846.—Inventory of Ancient Documents belonging to the City, arranged
and indexed in 1846; 2 volumes.
Reg. Mag. Sig.—Registrum Magni Sigilli, in the General Register House, Edinburgh.
Act. Dom. Con.—Acta Dominorum Concilii, in the General Register House, Edinburgh.
Balfour's Practicks.—Practicks, or a System of the more Ancient Law of Scotland, compiled by Sir
James Balfour of Pettendreich, late President of the Court of Session, 1754.