Name
Alexander Wight
Biographical Notes
Advocate, 6 Mar. 1754. Son of David Wight, writer in Edinburgh; m. Marion Blyth; Solicitor-General 1783-1784; Solicitor to Prince of Wales. Wrote on election law. Friends with Andrew Crosbie. A director of the Ayr bank, and lost money from its collapse.
Life Dates
- 1793
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Case Type Document Title Submitted ID
David Fowler v. Andrew Reid Answers

Answers for Andrew Reid, Andrew Boyter, and Alexander Reid, Bailies of the Borough of Kilrenny, Alexander Paton, Treasurer of the said Borough, Alexander Wedderburn, Esq; William Alexander, Esq; James Edie, David Watson, Thomas Smart, George Lothian, James Boyter, William Fowler, William Brown, James Waddel, all Counsellors of the said Borough for the present Year, and John Oliphant, a Counsellor of the said Borough last year; to the Petition and Complaint of David Fowler, late one of the Bailies, and as such, virtute officii, a constituent Member of the Council of the said Borough for the present Year; and James Millar Wright, late one of the Counsellors of the said Borough

16 Dec 1765 21766
Dunlop, and Other Trustees of Carlyle and Co v. Spiers and Others Petition Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of Alexander Spiers, Andrew Blackburn, and Andrew Syme, Merchants in Glasgow, Trustees for the Creditors of James Dunlop late Merchant in Glasgow 15 Jul 1776 13252
Alexander Spiers and Others v. Thomas Dunlop and Others Information Information for Alexander Spiers, Andrew Blackburn, and Andrew Syme, Merchants in Glasgow, Trustees for the Creditors of James Dunlop, younger of Garnkirk, Pursuers; against Thomas Dunlop and James Ritchie, Merchants in Glasgow, and Colin Rae of Littlegovan, Trustees of James Dunlop, elder, of Garnkirk, Defenders 25 Apr 1778 13633
Macausland and Others v. Montgomery and Others, and the Magistrates of Glasgow Petition Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of John Macausland, Deacon-Convener, and James Burns, Collector, for themselves, and in behalf of the other Members of the Convenery or Trades-House in the City of Glasgow; 29 Jan 1793 35036
Marshall v. Taylor Answers 1796 36336
Makgill and Maitland v. Inner-House Interlocutor Additional Petition 12 May 1797 36326

Associated Cases

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Case Role Date
Abraham Delvalle, and Others v. The Creditors of the York-Buildings Company Advocate for Respondent 1786
Aitken and Others v. Wilson and Bannatyne Advocate for Defender 1780
Alexander Spiers and Others v. Thomas Dunlop and Others Advocate for Pursuer 1778
Alexander v. Montgomery Advocate for Defender 1772
Alexander Watson v. John Pyot Named in case documents 1801
Andrew Ross and Others v. John Glasford and Company Advocate for Suspender 1771
Clark v. Macgill Advocate for Pursuer 1774
David Fowler v. Andrew Reid Advocate for Pursuer 1767
Duncan v. Maclintock and Smith Advocate for Pursuer 1778
Dunlop, and Other Trustees of Carlyle and Co v. Spiers and Others Advocate for Defender 1776
Dunlops, and Others v. Spiers, and Others Advocate for Defender 1778
Forbes v. Home Pursuer 1772
George Mackenzie v. Henrietta Cockburn Advocate for Pursuer 1767
Goodall v. Fleming Advocate for Defender 1766
Logan and Others v. Reid Agent 1799
M'Lehose and Others v. Parks Advocate for Petitioner 1775
Mackies v. Houston and Others Advocate for Defender 1774
Maxwell v. Blair and Others Advocate for Defender 1774
Parish, &C v. Khones Advocate for Defender 1776
Reid v. Cunninghame Advocate for Charger 1784
Robert Alexander v. James Chrystie Advocate for Pursuer 1767
Shaw v. Fleming Advocate for Defender 1776
Thomas and Alexander Peters, Merchants in Glasgow, v. Alexander Spiers, Andrew Blackburn, and Others, Trustees for James Dunlop, Merchant in Glasgow Named in case documents 1767

Documents Authored

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Title Type Document Title Submitted
Goodall v. Fleming Answers

Answers for Robert Fleming Printer in Edinburgh, to the Petition of William Good Wright in Edinburgh

17 Dec 1766
Francis Garbet and Company v. Their Creditors Petition

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of Francis Garbet and Company of Carronwharf and of Francis Garbet of Knil-Court, in the County of Hereford, and Charles Gascoigne, at Carron-Wharf, two of the Partners of said Company of Francis Garbet and Company

4 Jul 1772
Thomas and Alexander Peters, Merchants in Glasgow, v. Alexander Spiers, Andrew Blackburn, and Others, Trustees for James Dunlop, Merchant in Glasgow Petition

Unto the Right Honourable The Lords of Council and Session, The Petition of Alexander Speirs, Andrew Blackburn, and Andrew Syme, Trustees for the Creditors of James Dunlop merchant in Glasgow

5 Dec 1766
Carron Company v. Forth and Clyde Navigation Petition

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of the Carron Company

18 Jul 1772
Alexander v. Montgomery Petition

Unto the Right Honourable, The Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of James Montgomery and Company, Tacksmen of the Coalwork of Newton upon Air

3 Dec 1771
Allan v. Stewart Information

Information for Joseph Allan of Castlebrocket, and Alexander Morton, of Chappel; pursuers: against John Stewart of Kype, and James Stewart of Craigmuir, and others; defenders

4 Jan 1772
Allan v. Stewart Memorial

Memorial for Joseph Allan of Castlebrocket, and Alexander Morton of Chapel, Pursuers, against John Stewart of Kype, and James Stewart of Craigmuir, and others, Defenders

16 Feb 1773
Allan v. Stewart Objections

Objections for Joseph Allan of Castlebrocket and Alexander Morton of Chapel, to the Account of Expences given in, in the name of Mr Stewart of Kype, Captain James Lockhart, and other heritors of Kypefrig

3 Aug 1773
Andrew Ross and Others v. John Glasford and Company Answers

Answers for John Glassford and company, Merchants in Glasgow, to the Petition of Andrew Ross and others, late Mariners on board the Ingram of Glasgow

7 Feb 1771
Andrew Ross and Others v. John Glasford and Company Petition

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of John Glassford and Company, Merchants in Glasgow

6 Mar 1771
Shaw v. Fleming Answers

Answers for James Fleming, present provost; George Muir and Archibald Freebairn, present bailies; John Urie, Robert Bryce, John Smith, Andrew Turnbull, John Harvie, John Muir, William Parkhill, James Kerr, John Paul, John Reid, John Turnbull, Neil Macvicar, John Paterson, Gabriel Gray, and William Leitch, present counsellors of the burgh of Rutherglen; John Paul deacon of the masons, John Urie junior deacon of the hammermen, Andrew Turnbull deacon of the weavers, and John Parkhill deacon of the tailors, of the said burgh; and James Scot, James Freebairn, and James Robertson, members of the incorporation of masons and wrights in the said burgh, to the Petition and Complaint of David Shaw, James Robertson, and Thomas Shaw, masters of craft for the incorporation of masons and wrights in Rutherglen; John Hamilton, Michael Paterson, James Wark, and Alexander Donald, masons in Glasgow; John Johnston mason in Anderston; and James Aitken mason in Gorbals

19 Dec 1775
Shaw v. Fleming Duplies

Duplies for James Fleming, present Provost of the burgh of Rutherglen, and others, respondents; to the Replies for David Shaw, and others, complainers

25 Jan 1776
Robert Alexander v. James Chrystie Petition and Complaint

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition and Complaint of Robert Alexander merchant in Edinburgh, and William Alexander merchant there, his attorney

21 Jan 1766
David Fowler v. Andrew Reid Answers

Answers for Andrew Reid, Andrew Boyter, and Alexander Reid, Bailies of the Borough of Kilrenny, Alexander Paton, Treasurer of the said Borough, Alexander Wedderburn, Esq; William Alexander, Esq; James Edie, David Watson, Thomas Smart, George Lothian, James Boyter, William Fowler, William Brown, James Waddel, all Counsellors of the said Borough for the present Year, and John Oliphant, a Counsellor of the said Borough last year; to the Petition and Complaint of David Fowler, late one of the Bailies, and as such, virtute officii, a constituent Member of the Council of the said Borough for the present Year; and James Millar Wright, late one of the Counsellors of the said Borough

16 Dec 1765
Hunter v. Robb, &c Respondents' Case

The Respondents Case

19 Jan 1767
Hunter v. Robb, &c Memorial and Abstract of the Proof

Memorial, and Abstract of the Proof, for Robert Robb, John Brown, and William Boyter, Bailies; Walter Thomson Treasurer; Alexander Wedderburn, Esq; William Innes, Robert Peatie, Robert Bisset, George Colvil, John Thomson, William Millar, and Patrick Burn, Counsellors, elected for the borough of Wester Anstruther at Michaelmas 1765, for the then ensuing year, Respondents, against Robert Hunter and William Thomson, also Counsellors for the said borough of Wester Anstruther for the same year, and James Boyter wright in Dysart, Complainers

27 Sep 1766
Hunter v. Robb, &c Answers

Answers for Robert Robb, John Brown, and William Boyter, Baillies; Walter Thomson Treasurer; and Robert Alexander, Esq; George Colvill, Robert Bisset, John Thomson, David Loudon, Alexander Boyter, William Innes, Robert Peattie, William Miller, William Alexander, Esq; and James Hay, Counsellors of the Borough of Anstruther-Wester, elected at Michaelmas 1766; to the Petition and Complaint of Robert Hunter, William Thomson, and James Boyter

14 Jan 1767
George Mackenzie v. Henrietta Cockburn Petition

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of George M'Kenzie, Esq; late Captain in the Regiment of Foot, commanded by the Honourable General Harry Pultney

17 Feb 1767
Clark v. Macgill Petition

Unto the Right Honourable, The Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of Peter Clark, Indweller in Glasgow

2 Mar 1773
Clark v. Macgill Petition

Unto the Right Honourable, The Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of Peter Clark indweller in Glasgow

30 Jun 1773
Clark v. Macgill Petition

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, The Petition of Peter Clark Indweller in Glasgow

16 Dec 1773
Maxwell v. Blair and Others Petition

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of Alexander Blair of Dunrod, and James Murray of Broughton, Alexander Copland of Coliston, John Newall of Barskeock, William Rorison of Ardoch, Patrick Brown of Barharrow, and John Syme Writer to the Signet, Trustees appointed by the deceased Hugh Blair of Dunrod, the Father of the said Alexander Blair

2 Mar 1774
Mackies v. Houston and Others Information

Information for Alexander Houston, James Stuart, and other underwriters, Defenders; against Alexander and John Mackies, Pursuers

1 Feb 1774
M'Lehose and Others v. Parks Petition

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of James M'Lehose, maltman in Glasgow, and others, representatives of the deceased William M'Lehose, maltman there

1 Aug 1775
Parish, &C v. Khones Petition

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of John Parish Merchant in Hamburgh, and John Henrich Schreiber and Company Merchants in Bremen, and Alexander Innes Clerk to the Signet, their Attorney

8 Dec 1775