Name
John MacLaurin, Lord Dreghorn
Occupation
Biographical Notes
Advocate, 3 August 1756. Eldest son of Colin MacLaurin and Anne Stewart; m. Esther Cunninghame. Raised to the bench, January 17, 1788.
Life Dates
1734 - 1796
Displaying 1 - 4 of 4
Case Type Document Title Submitted ID
Alexanders vs. Gordons Duplies Duplies for Mess. Cuthbert, James, and William Gordons, merchants in Leith, Respondents, to The Replies for Mess. Robert and William Alexanders, merchants in Edinburgh, Petitioners 25 Jan 1774 32776
Alexanders vs. Gordons Petition Unto the Right Honourable, The Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of Cuthbert, James, and William Gordons, merchants in Leith 18 Feb 1774 32776
Thomas Buchanan v. John Adam Information Information for John Adam, son and heir of the deceased Thomas Adam in Mains of Bandalloch, Defender, against Thomas Buchanan of Boquhan, Writer in Glasgow, Pursuer 19 Jul 1775 13076
Ritchie, Trustee of Logan v. Brown Information

Information for James Brown, Glover in Edinburgh, Defender, a Creditor of Peter Logan, Mason there, against Alexander Ritchie, Writer to the Signet, Edinburgh, Truestee for the Creditors of the said Peter Logan

23 Jun 1795 35681

Associated Cases

Displaying 1 - 22 of 22
Case Role Date
Alexander Stewart v. John Isat Advocate for Defender 1775
Alexander Young and others v. Andrew Johnston and others Advocate for Pursuer 1767
Archibald Cooper v. Sir William Maxwell Advocate for Respondent 1775
Baird v. Allan and Steuart Lord Ordinary 1793
Cunninghams v. Alexander Cunningham Advocate for Pursuer 1778
David Fowler v. Andrew Reid Advocate for Defender 1767
Edmonstone v. Tweedale Advocate for Pursuer 1772
Elizabeth Wallace v. William Gordon and Others Advocate for Pursuer 1767
George-Alexander Gordon v. Janet Gordon Advocate for Defender 1784
Kempt v. Liddell Advocate for Defender 1771
Lieutenant-Colonel James St Clair v. Miss Jean Alexander of Rosebank Advocate for Defender 1776
Magistrates and Town-Council of Glasgow v. Murdoch, Warroch, and Company Advocate for Defender 1783
Magistrates and Town-Council of the Burgh of Pittenweem v. Robert and William Alexanders, Thomas Martin, and Others Advocate for Defender 1774
Marshall, Hamilton, and Company v. John Crawford and John Barns Advocate for Suspender 1786
More and Irvine v. Gibson Advocate for Pursuer 1770
Murdoch et. al v. Magistrates of Port-Glasgow Advocate for Defender 1778
Murray v. McNaught Lord Ordinary 1799
Peter Ramsay and Others, Councillors and Burgesses of Pittenweem v. Andrew Martin and Others Advocate for Defender 1766
Robert Alexander v. James Chrystie Advocate for Pursuer 1767
Robert Fram and Others v. The Magistrates of Dumbarton Advocate for Pursuer 1786
Robertson v. Gray Advocate for Defender 1781
Simon Berard v. Robert Hunter Lord Ordinary 1793

Documents Authored

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Title Type Document Title Submitted
Edmonstone v. Tweedale Petition

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of James Edmonstone, Farmer at Nether-Williamston

9 Mar 1772
Scrimgeour and Son v. Alexander and Sons Petition

Unto the Right Honourable, the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of William Alexander and Sons Merchants in Edinburgh

15 Jan 1772
Magistrates and Town-Council of the Burgh of Pittenweem v. Robert and William Alexanders, Thomas Martin, and Others Answers

Answers for Thomas Martin, and others, to the Petition of the Magistrates and Town-Council of Pittenweem

4 Jan 1772
Kempt v. Liddell Petition

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of David Liddell Merchant in Leith

14 Jun 1771
More and Irvine v. Gibson Petition

Unto the Right Honourable The Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of Messrs. More and Irvine Merchants in Gottenburgh, and Robert Monro Vintner in Cupar

17 Jul 1770
Robert Alexander v. James Chrystie Petition

Unto the Right Honourable The Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of Robert Alexander, Esq; Merchant in Edinburgh

20 Feb 1767
David Fowler v. Andrew Reid Memorial and Abstract of the Proof

Memorial and Abstract of the Proof for Andrew Reid, Andrew Boyter, and Alexander Reid, Bailies of the Borough of Kilrenny; Alexander Paton, Treasurer; Alexander Wedderburn, Esq; William Alexander, Esq; James Edie, David Watson, Thomas Smart, George Lothian, James Boyter, William Fouler, William Brown, and James Waddel, all Counsellors of the said Borough for the present Year, and John Oliphant a Counsellor of that Borough for last Year; against David Fouler, late one of the Bailies, and James Millar, late one of the Counsellors of the said Borough

18 Feb 1766
Hunter v. Robb, &c Answers

Answers for Robert Robb, John Brown, and William Boyter, Bailies; Walter Thomson, Treasurer; Alexander Wedderburn, Esq; William Innes, Robert Peattie, Robert Bisset, George Colvill, John Thomson, William Miller, and Patrick Burn, Counsellors of the Borough of Anstruther-Wester for the current year; to the Petition and Complaint of Robert Hunter, Land-surveyor of the Customs at Anstruther, and late Bailie of Anstruther-Wester, William Thomson, Officer of the Customs, and also late Bailie there, Counsellors virtute officii of said Burgh for the current Year, and James Boyter Wright, Burgess of Anstruther-Wester, and a Counsellor of the said Borough last Year

14 Dec 1765
Peter Ramsay and Others, Councillors and Burgesses of Pittenweem v. Andrew Martin and Others Petition

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of Thomas Martin, and others, Magistrates and Counsellors of Pittenweem

3 Jul 1766
Peter Ramsay and Others, Councillors and Burgesses of Pittenweem v. Andrew Martin and Others Petition

Unto the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of Thomas Martin, and others, Magistrates and Counsellors of Pittenweem

23 Jul 1766
Peter Ramsay and Others, Councillors and Burgesses of Pittenweem v. Andrew Martin and Others Answers

Answers for Thomas Martin, and others, Magistrates and counsellors of Pittenweem; to The Petition of Peter Ramsay, Andrew Wilson, and others

16 Jul 1766
Peter Ramsay and Others, Councillors and Burgesses of Pittenweem v. Andrew Martin and Others Memorial

Memorial for Thomas Martin and others, Magistrates and Counsellors of the Borough of Pittenweem, elected at Michaelmas 1765, Respondents; against Peter Ramsay, Andrew Wilson, and others, Complainers

12 Dec 1766
Peter Ramsay and Others, Councillors and Burgesses of Pittenweem v. Andrew Martin and Others Answers

Answers for Thomas Martin, James Balleardie, William Morison, and William Tait, Bailies of the Borough of Pittenweem, James Martin junior, Treasurer of the said Borough; James Martin senior, William Martin, Alexander Anderson, Robert Ramsay, David Louson, David Bowman, Robert Stevenson, Alexander Hamilton, James Thomson, William Melvil, Thomas Davidson, Thomas Watson, Thomas Balleardie, Mr Robert Alexander, Mr William Alexander, Thomas Horsburgh senior, Thomas Horsburgh junior, Laurence Aitken, and John Tod, all Counsellors of the Borough of Pittenweem, elected at Michaelmas 1766; to The Petition and Complaint of Peter Ramsay, Andrew Wilson, Robert Dick, John Brown, James Nairn, Colin Fouler, and John Henderson

14 Jan 1767
Peter Ramsay and Others, Councillors and Burgesses of Pittenweem v. Andrew Martin and Others Respondents' Case

The Respondents Case

19 Jan 1767
Alexander Young and others v. Andrew Johnston and others Memorial

Memorial for Alexander Young Stationer in Anstruther-Easter, George Darsie Shoemaker there, Thomas Smith Shoemaker there, Robert Bridges Baker there, all Counsellors of said Borough, for the Year preceding Michaelmas 1766; Robert Brown Merchant there, Thomas Scot Wheelwright there, and John Smith Watchmaker there, Pursuers; against Andrew Johnston of Rennyhill, and others, pretending to be elected Bailies, Treasurer, and Counsellors of said Borough of Anstruther-Easter, at Michaelmas 1765, Defenders

21 Jul 1767
Elizabeth Wallace v. William Gordon and Others Answers

Answers for Mrs. Elizabeth Wallace; to the Petition of William, Marion and Helen Gordons, and of John Caicheon, Husband of the said Helen, for his Interest

18 Apr 1766
Information Information for the Presbytery of Paisley, Pursuers; against David Erskine writer to the Signet, Patron of the Parish of Erskine, Defender 28 Jun 1770
Scrimgeour and Son v. Alexander and Sons Memorial

Memorial for Mess. William Alexander and Son, merchants in Edinburgh, Defenders, against James Scrimgeour and Son, merchants in Borrowstounness, Pursuers

28 Feb 1771
Thomas Buchanan v. John Adam Information Information for John Adam, son and heir of the deceased Thomas Adam in Mains of Bandalloch, Defender, against Thomas Buchanan of Boquhan, Writer in Glasgow, Pursuer 19 Jul 1775
Archibald Cooper v. Sir William Maxwell Answers

Answers for Sir William Maxwell of Calderwood, Baronet, to The Petition of Archibald Cooper Tenant in Brankumhall

13 Jul 1775
Alexander Stewart v. John Isat Petition

Unto the Right Honourable, The Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of John Isat, Brewer in Gorbals of Glasgow

7 Jul 1773
Alexander Stewart v. John Isat Petition

Unto the Right Honourable, The Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of John Isat, Brewer in Gorbals of Glasgow

9 Feb 1774
Alexander Stewart v. John Isat Petition

Unto the Right Honourable, The Lords of Council and Session, the Petition of John Isat, Brewer in Gorbals of Glasgow

13 Jun 1775
Alexander Stewart v. John Isat Answers

Answers for John Isat, Brewer in Gorbals of Glasgow, to The Petition of Alexander Stewart, collector of the impost of Glasgow

3 Aug 1775
Lieutenant-Colonel James St Clair v. Miss Jean Alexander of Rosebank Information

Information for Miss Jean Alexander, daughter of the deceased Mr William Alexander, late Lord Provost of Edinburgh, Against Colonel James St Clair of St Clair

22 Jun 1776