Name
Henry Erskine
Biographical Notes
Advocate, 23 Feb. 1768. Son of Henry David and Agnes Steuart; m. Christian Fullerton; his son, Henry David, was 12th earl of Buchan. Lord Advocate 1783-4 & 1806-7; MP Haddington 1806, Dumfries 1806-7; retired 1811. Lifelong enemy of Henry Dundas.
Life Dates
1746 - 1817
Displaying 1 - 7 of 7
Case Type Document Title Submitted ID
Nisbet, et al v. The kirk-session of West-kirk Information Information for John Gillies, Alexander Hay, Alexander Cowie, George Davidson, William Primrose, David Donald, William Drysdale, John Brooksby, Peter Duncan, Thomas Hutchison, William Turcan, John Peacock, Archibald Balfour, William Davidson, James Millar, William Bowie, John Henderson, Margaret Reid, Peter Campbell, John Bowie, Thomas Rankine, John Marshall, and William Sorely, Tacksmen of the Cruives at Kincardine; and John Cuming in New Pans, John Wannin Feuer in Blawlowen, James Sands Tenant in Lurg, Alexander Cuming Feuer there, John Boyd Tenant in Bordy, John Morgan Wright there, Robert Scotland Tenant in Kellywood, Robert Scotland Tenant in Casforings, William Cuming Tenant in Cruikmuirhall, Alexander Gentleman Tenant there, John Stirling senior, Tenant in Stonebrae, John Stirling junior, Tenant there, Janet Anderson there, Margaret Scotland at Sandwells, Alexander Miller there, James Scotland senior, New Pans, and David Angus Quarrier at Blawlowen, Tacksmen of the Cruives at Longannet, Defenders 8 Jan 1793 35086
Stewart v. Magistrates and Town Council of St. Andrews Representation

Unto the Right Honourable Lord Henderland, the Representation of Robert Stewart, Deacon of the Incorporation of Wrights in St Andrews

11 Jun 1793 35141
Hamilton v. Cunningham Petition The Petition of Sir William Cunningham of Robertland, Baronet, and William Campbell of Fairfield, Esquire, as representing the late Sir William Cunningham of Robertland, Baronet, and William Campbell of Fairfield, Esquire, their respective Fathers; 27 Jun 1793 34976
Trustees upon the Berwickshire Turnpike Roads v. Mayor, Bailies, and Burgesses of the Borough of Berwick Information Information for the Mayor, Bailies, and Burgesses, of the Borough of Berwick, Suspenders; Against the Trustees upon the Berwickshire Turnpike Roads, Chargers 5 Sep 1793 35151
John Calland and his Attorney v. Donald Campbell Information 24 Feb 1796 15149
Sir Alexander Mackenzie of Gairloch v. Hector Mackenzie and His Tutor Answers 6 Apr 1797 12131
Jowett, et al v. Wooley & Maidment Answers 4 Jul 1797 36286

Documents Authored

Displaying 1 - 25 of 156
Title Type Document Title Submitted
Fleshers of Glasgow v. Magistrates of Glasgow Answers

Answers for The Incorporation of Fleshers in Glasgow; To The Petition of the Magistrates and Town Council of Glasgow

28 May 1802
Officers of State v. Thomas Answers

Answers for The Right Honourable Thomas, Earl of Selkirk

12 Nov 1802
Petition

Unto the Right Honourable The Lords of Council and Session, The Petition of George Currie, Tenant in Hallrule, and Thomas Currie, Lieutenant-Colonel of Marines, late of his Majesty's Ship, Culloden

6 Jul 1802
Davidson v. Elphinstone Answers

Answers for The Honourable Charles Elphinstone; to the Petition and Complaint of Harry Davidson writer to the signet, one of the Freeholders of the County of Stirling

11 Feb 1802
Davidson v. Elphinstone Duplies

Duplies for The Honourable Charles Elphistone to the Replies for Harry Davidson, Esq, writer to the Signet

15 May 1802
Duplies

Duplies for The Honourable Charles Elphistone to the Replies for Harry Davidson, Esq, writer to the Signet

15 May 1802
Haldane v. Duncan Petition

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session the Petition of Mrs Haldane, widow of George Haldane, Esq; of Gleneagles

23 Jan 1802
Petition

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session the Petition of Mrs Haldane, widow of George Haldane, Esq; of Gleneagles

23 Jan 1802
Petition

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session the Petition of Mrs Haldane, widow of George Haldane, Esq; of Gleneagles

23 Jan 1802
Petition

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session the Petition of Mrs Haldane, widow of George Haldane, Esq; of Gleneagles

23 Jan 1802
Isabella Clerk, and her Tutor ad litem v. Sir George Clerk, and his Tutor-at-law Memorial

Memorial for Sir George Clerk of Pennycuick, Baronet; and John Clerk of Eldin, Esq; his Tutor-at-law; Against Isabella Clerk, Daughter of the deceased James Clerk, Esq; Son of Sir George Clerk of Pennycuick, Baronet, deceased 

1 Feb 1799
Earl of Mansfield v. The Duke of Queensberry, and other Heritors of the Parish of Dornock Petition

Unto the Right Honourable The Lords of Council and Session, Commissioners for Plantation of Kirks and Valuation of Teinds, The Petition of The Right Honourable William Earl of Mansfield and his Curators

14 Feb 1797
Earl of Mansfield v. The Duke of Queensberry, and other Heritors of the Parish of Dornock Answers

Answers for The Right Honourable William Earl of Mansfield, to the Petition for the Duke of Queensberry and others, Heritors of the Parish of Dornock

20 Dec 1798
Earl of Mansfield v. The Duke of Queensberry, and other Heritors of the Parish of Dornock Memorial

Memorial for The Right Honourable William Earl of Mansfield, against His Grace The Duke of Queensberry and other Heritors of the Parish of Dornock

3 Jan 1800
Scott v. Brodie Petition

"Unto the Right Honourable the lords of Council and Session, the Petition of Alexander Brodie of Cary-Street, Lincoln's-Inn Fields, in the County of Middlefex, Gentleman"

27 Apr 1802
Scott v. Brodie Answers

Answers for Mr. Alexander Brodie of Carey Street, London; and William Brodie his Overseer in the Farm of Ormiston, in the County of Peebles; to the Petition of John Scott writer to the Signet

24 Feb 1803
Sir Ralph Abercromby v. John Francis Erskine Answers

Answers for John Francis Erskine of Mar, Esq; To The Petition of Lieutenant-General Sir Ralph Abercromby of Tullibody, Knight of the Bath

25 Feb 1800
Charles Stewart, Writer to the Signet v. Andrew Miller, Depute Clerk to the Bills Memorial

Memorial for Charles Steuart, Writer to the Signet, Pursuer; against Andrew Miller, Depute-clerk of the Bills, Defender

26 Oct 1799
Duncan Stewart v. Lieutenant Alexander Graeme Answers

Answers for Duncan Stewart, of the Parish of Clarendon, in the County of Middlesex, of the Island of Jamaica, and Robert Ainslie, Writer to the Signet, his Attorney; to the Petition and Additional Petition of Lieut. John Alexander Graeme, only Son and Residuary Legatee of Mrs Elizabeth Stewart, otherwise Bowman, late of the Parish of Kingston, in the Island of Jamaica

20 Feb 1799
Stirlings v. Sir John Stirling of Glorat, Baronet Information

Information for Mrs Barbara Stirling, Fourth Daughter of Sir John Stirling of Glorat, Baronet, and Spouse of the Reverend Robert Rennie, Minister of the Gospel at Kilsyth, and for the said Mr Robert Rennie, as Administrator-in-law for their Children, and for Alexander Home Stirling, James, Samuel, George, John, William, Robert and Joseph Stirlings, Younger Children of the said Sir John Stirling, and Alexander Grant, Writer to the Signet, Curator ad litem to such of them as are under Age, Pursuers; against Sir John Stirling of Glorat, Baronet, Defender

1 Jul 1800
Stirlings v. Sir John Stirling of Glorat, Baronet Answers

Answers for Mrs Barbara Stirling, fourth Daughter of Sir John Stirling of Glorat, Baronet, and spouse of the Reverend Robert Rennie, Minister of the Gospel at Kilsyth, and for the said Mr Robert Rennie, as Administrator in law for their Children; and for Alexander Home Stirling, James, Samuel, George, John, William, Robert, and Joseph Stirlings, younger Children of the said Sir John Stirling, and Alexander Grant, Writer to the Signet, Curator ad litem to such of them as are under age, Pursuers; to the Petition of Sir John Stirling of Glorat, Baronet, Defender

12 Nov 1801
Kemps v. Ferguson Petition

Unto the Right Honourable, The Lords of Council and Session, The Petition of William Ferguson, Esq; of Raith

26 Nov 1801
Samuel Hawkins, and Others, Personal Creditors of the late John, Earl of Glencairn v. Simon Taylor, and Others, Trustees of William Cunningham Cunningham Graham Answers

Answers for The Honourable Simon Taylor, of Kingston in Jamaica, Esq; Peter Speirs of Culcreuch, Esq; and Robert Stewart Writer in Edinburgh, Trustees for William Cunningham Cunningham Graham of Gartmore, Esq; Heir of Entail of the Estate of Finlayston, which lately belonged to the deceased John Earl of Glencairn; to the Petition of Samuel Hawkins, Esq; of Pall Mall, in the County of Middlesex, and other Creditors of the said deceased John Earl of Glencairn.

15 May 1800
Earl of Mansfield v. The Duke of Queensberry, and other Heritors of the Parish of Dornock Memorial

Memorial for The Right Honourable William Earl of Mansfield, against His Grace the Duke of Queensberry and other Heritors of the Parish of Dornock

3 Jan 1800
Alexander Kinloch and Others v. James Rocheid Information

Information for James Rocheid of Inverleith, Esq; Defender, against Alexander Kinloch, Esq; Youngest Son now in life of the deceased Sir David Kinloch of Gilmerton, Baronet; and the other Substitutes in the Entailed Estate of Inverleith and Darnchester, Pursuers

22 Feb 1799