Name
Robert Cullen, Lord Cullen
Occupation
Biographical Notes
Advocate, 18 Dec. 1764. Son of William Cullen, physician, and Anna Johnstone; married a "servant girl" late in life, with no issue. Senator of the College of Justice 1796; Lord of Justiciary 1799. Member of the Mirror Club; advocate of political reform.
Life Dates
1742 - 1810
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Case Type Document Title Submitted ID
Macindoe v. Cowley, Wallace, Crawford, and French Information Information for William Macindoe, Hair-dresser in Glasgow, Pursuer, against Major William Cowley, and Ensign Hugh Wallace, of the 22d regiment of foot, and George Crawford and William French, Esqs, merchants in and late bailies of the city of Glasgow, Defenders 22 Jun 1779 31806
Macindoe v. Cowley, Wallace, Crawford, and French Petition Unto the Right Honourable, the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of William Macindoe, late hair-dresser in Glasgow, now soldier in the third regiment of Foot-Guards, and John Macintyre vintner in Gorbals of Glasgow, his attorney, Pursuers 8 Dec 1779 31806
Macausland and Others v. Montgomery and Others, and the Magistrates of Glasgow Information Information for 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, Defenders and Advocators; Against James Montgomery, Visitor of the Incorporation of Maltmen in Glasgow, now Brewer in or near Dundee, John Tennant, Maltman in Glasgow, William Merrilees, late Deacon of the Hammermen, John Cuthbertson, Maltman in Glasgow, and James Aiken, Tailor in Glasgow, George Buchanan, Maltman, late Bailie of Glasgow, and William Pinkerton, Maltman in Glasgow, seven of the individual Members of the Trades House, Pursuers 11 Oct 1792 35036
Macausland and Others v. Montgomery and Others, and the Magistrates of Glasgow Information Information for 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, Pursuers; Against James Montgomery, Visitor of the Incorporation of Maltmen in Glasgow, now Brewer in or near Dundee, John Tenant, Maltman in Glasgow, William Merrilees, late Deacon of the Hammermen, John Cuthbertson, Maltman in Glasgow, James Aiken, Tailor in Glasgow, George Buchanan, Maltman, late Bailie of Glasgow, George Buchanan, Maltman, late Bailie of Glasgow, and William Pinkerton, Maltman in Glasgow, seven of the individual Members of the Trades House; and also against the Magistrates and Town Council of Glasgow, Defenders 11 Oct 1792 35036
Simon Berard v. Robert Hunter Information Information for Robert Hunter, Esq. of Campie, late Merchant at Dacca, in Bengal, Defender; Against Mr. Simon Berard, of the City of Paris, Merchant, and only surviving Partner of the House of Messrs Berard, Freres, & Co. formerly Merchants in Port L'Orient and Alexander Young, Writer to the Signet, his Attorney, Pursuers 11 Oct 1792 26871
Arrot v. Coulter Petition Unto the Right Honourable The Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of William Coulter, Merchant in Edinburgh, Trustee on the Sequestrated Estate of James Elder, Merchant in Edinburgh 7 Dec 1792 24961
Skirving and Young v. Vernor Memorial Memorial for Robert Skirving, Tenant in Monktonhall; and George Young, Brewer in Fisher-row, also Tenant in Monktonhall, Pursuers; Against Robert Vernor, Brewer in Fisher-row, Defender. 23 Feb 1796 36131
Dundas v. Duncan Answers

Answers for Jean Duncan, spouse of John Lawrie, Mason in Linlethgow, and Him for his interest, Defenders; To the Petition of John Dundas, writer to the Signet, Pursuer

9 Jun 1801 774

Associated Cases

Displaying 1 - 25 of 27
Case Role Date
Bakers of Dundee v. Magistrates of Dundee Lord Ordinary 1804
Clay v. Coulter Advocate for Pursuer 1770
Competition Among the Creditors of Macfarlane Advocate for Respondent 1766
Craig v. Anderson Advocate for Defender 1776
Creditors of Hynd v. M'Kechny Advocate for Defender 1777
Cunninghams v. Alexander Cunningham Advocate for Defender 1778
Donald Campbell v. David Campbell Advocate for Petitioner 1776
Eimbeke v. Morison, Taylor, and Company and Buchanan, Morison, and Company Advocate for Defender 1777
Grant v. Thomson Advocate for Defender 1776
Incorporation of Hammermen &c. v. Incorporations of Weaver &c. Advocate for Petitioner 1776
James Andrew, and Others, Merchant-Counsellors of the Burgh of Linlithgow, and Thomas Henderson, Deacon of the Incorporation of Weavers there v. Henry Gillies, Provost of Linlithgow, and Others Advocate for Defender 1775
James Sellars v. Ninian Anderson Advocate for Pursuer 1778
Lindsay and Allan v. John Campbell Lord Ordinary 1800
Macindoe v. Cowley, Wallace, Crawford, and French Advocate for Pursuer 1780
Mary Muir v. Isobel Buchanan Advocate for Defender 1771
Mather v. Caldwall Advocate for Petitioner 1775
Maxwell v. Buchanan Advocate for Pursuer 1776
Miller v. Semple Advocate for Pursuer 1776
Naismith v. M'Morrow Advocate for Petitioner 1783
Porteous v. Isat and Others Advocate for Defender 1781
Robert Arthur, Merchant in Irvine v. Messrs Hastie & Jamieson, Merchants in Glasgow Advocate for Pursuer 1770
Robert McNair v. James Coulter Advocate for Defender 1772
Sibbald v. Mr William Wallace Advocate for Defender 1779
Watson v. Stewart Advocate for Charger 1780
William Allison v. Thomas Naismith Advocate for Defender 1770

Documents Authored

Displaying 1 - 25 of 71
Title Type Document Title Submitted
Competition Among the Creditors of Macfarlane Answers

Answers for Mess. Cross and Bogle, George Brown, and others, Merchants in Glasgow, Creditors of M'Farlane and Thomson; to the Petition of Mess. Greenshiels and Wardrop Merchants in Glasgow

4 Dec 1766
Greenock Rope-Work Company v Donald, Donald, and Company Information

Information for James Ritchie, James Simpson, James Dougal, Michael Bogle, and Henry Ritche of Glasgow, and Henry White of Greenock, Merchants, Copartners of the Greenock Rope and Sail-duck Manufactories, Defenders; against James and William Donalds of Greenock, Merchants, Copartners in the said Rope and Sail-Duck Manufactories, Pursuers

18 Dec 1772
Wilson and Company v. Hamilton and Company Answers

Answers for James Wilson and Company of the Woollen-manufacture at Kilmarnock, Pursuers; to the Petition of Malcolm Hamilton and Company Merchants in London, Defenders

2 Jan 1773
Robert McNair v. James Coulter Information

Information for James Coulter, John Cross, and others, Merchants in Glasgow, Insurers of the Ship Jean, and her Cargo, Suspenders; against Robert M'Nair Merchant in Glasgow, Charger

10 Dec 1771
Clay v. Coulter Petition

Unto the Right Honourable, the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of Mess. Clay and Midgley merchants in Liverpool, and George Brown merchant in Glasgow, their attorney

7 Jul 1770
William Allison v. Thomas Naismith Petition

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of Thomas Naismith Writer in Stranrawer

6 Dec 1769
Robert Arthur, Merchant in Irvine v. Messrs Hastie & Jamieson, Merchants in Glasgow Memorial

Memorial for Robert Arthur Merchant in Irvine; against Mess. Hastie and Jamieson Merchants in Glasgow

25 Jul 1770
Miller v. Semple Answer

Answers for John Miller of Millheugh, and the Reverend Mr James Miller minister at Hamilton, to the Petition of John Semple Bleacher at Finnieston, and Hugh Niven junior, merchant in Glasgow, as representing the now deceased Agnes Buchanan, daughter of the also deceased Patrick Buchanan, merchant in Glasgow

28 Feb 1776
Grant v. Thomson Answers

Answers for George Thomson innkeeper in Leith, and Alexander Ogilvie, clerk to the Edinburgh rope-work company, to The Petition of John Grant, factor for the tutors of Thomas Earl of Elgin

4 Jul 1776
Dr William Liechman, Principal of the College of Glasgow, and Others v. Dr Robert Trail, and Others Petition

Unto the Right Honourable The Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of the Reverend Doctor Robert Trail, professor of Divinity; Mr John Miller Advocate, Professor of Law; Mr Patrick Cumming Professor of Oriental Languages; the Reverend Doctor James Williamson professor of Mathematics; and the Rev. Doctor William Wright, professor of History in the University of Glasgow.

4 Dec 1770
Mary Muir v. Isobel Buchanan Petition

Unto the Right Honourable, the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of Isobel Buchanan, relict of the deceased James Muir surgeon in Glasgow, and of Alexander, Thomas, James, Christian, and Margaret Muirs, the children of the said deceased James Muir

19 Jul 1771
Thomas Wright v. John Ure Petition

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of Thomas Wright of Easter-Glins

17 Dec 1766
Thomas Wright v. John Ure Petition

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of Thomas Wright of Easter-Glins

4 Feb 1767
Arrot v. Coulter Petition Unto the Right Honourable The Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of William Coulter, Merchant in Edinburgh, Trustee on the Sequestrated Estate of James Elder, Merchant in Edinburgh 7 Dec 1792
James Andrew, and Others, Merchant-Counsellors of the Burgh of Linlithgow, and Thomas Henderson, Deacon of the Incorporation of Weavers there v. Henry Gillies, Provost of Linlithgow, and Others Answers

Answers for Henry Gillies Provost of Linlithgow, Alexander Kennowie, William Gillies, William Napier, James Watson, Bailies, Walter Adam Dean of Guild, James Niven Treasurer, George Bartholomew, Robert Cocks, John Cocks, Robert Cleland, David Balderston, Thomas Dundas, and Thomas Cornwall, Counsellors of the said Borough of Linlithgow; to the Petition of James Andrew, Robert Clark, and James Henderson, Merchant-Counsellors of the said Borough, and for Thomas Henderson Deacon of the Incorporation of Weavers there

21 Feb 1775
Simon Berard v. Robert Hunter Information Information for Robert Hunter, Esq. of Campie, late Merchant at Dacca, in Bengal, Defender; Against Mr. Simon Berard, of the City of Paris, Merchant, and only surviving Partner of the House of Messrs Berard, Freres, & Co. formerly Merchants in Port L'Orient and Alexander Young, Writer to the Signet, his Attorney, Pursuers 11 Oct 1792
William Cuningham and Company v. Gilbert Lang Petition

Unto the Right Honourable, The Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of Gilbert Lang, late merchant in Glasgow, and of Gilbert Lang of Boghead, and others, his cautioners

19 Dec 1775
Cunninghames v. Dougal Information

Information for James Dougal Merchant in Glasgow; against The Representatives of the deceased Alexander Cunningham Merchant in Glasgow and their Tutors; and against William Cunningham Merchant in Glasgow, and others

4 Mar 1775
Cunninghames v. Dougal Petition

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of James Dougal Merchant in Glasgow

6 Mar 1776
Maxwell v. Buchanan Answers

Answers for Stephen Maxwell Coppersmith in Glasgow, to the Petition of Archibald Buchanan, son of Archibald Buchanan porter in Glasgow, and Andrew Duncan, late deacon of the bakers in Glasgow, and Gilbert Benny farmer in the parish of Strathblain

15 Nov 1775
Incorporation of Hammermen &c. v. Incorporations of Weaver &c. Petition

Unto the Right Honourable, The Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of the Incorporations of Hammermen, Tailors, Cordiners, and Maltmen, in Glasgow, being the first four Incorporations of the Convenery or Trades-house

9 Jul 1774
Incorporation of Hammermen &c. v. Incorporations of Weaver &c. Petition

Unto the Right Honourable, The Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of The Incorporations of Hammermen, Tailors, Cordiners, and Maltmen in Glasgow, being the first four incorporations of the Convenery or Trades-house

12 Nov 1774
Incorporation of Hammermen &c. v. Incorporations of Weaver &c. Replies

Replies for The Incorporations of Hammermen, Tailors, Cordiners, and Maltmen in Glasgow, being the first four Incorporations of the Convenery or Trades-house, to The Answers for the Incorporations of Weavers, Baxters, Skinners, Wrights, Coopers, Fleshers, Masons, Gardeners, Barbers, and Bonnet-makers of Glasgow

6 Dec 1774
Incorporation of Hammermen &c. v. Incorporations of Weaver &c. Answers

Answers for The Incorporations of Hammermen, Tailors, Cordiners, and Maltmen, in Glasgow, being the first four incorporations of the Convenery or Trades-house, to The Petition of the Incorporations of Weavers, Baxters, Skinners, Wrights, Coopers, Fleshers, Masons, Gardeners, Barbers, and Bonnet-makers, of Glasgow

13 Jun 1775
Incorporation of Hammermen &c. v. Incorporations of Weaver &c. Petition

Unto the Right Honourable, The Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of The Incorporations of Hammermen, Tailors, Cordiners, and Maltmen, in Glasgow, being the first four incorporations of the convenery or trades house

20 Jul 1776