- Minute book 1813-1839
- Letter book 1813-1839
Records of the Commissioners of the New Edinburgh Gaol and County Court Rooms, Edinburgh, Scotland
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- Dates of Creation1813-1839
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Administrative / Biographical History
The Commissioners of the New Edinburgh Gaol and County Court Rooms , Edinburgh, Scotland, were appointed by an act of Parliament in 1813 entitled: "An Act for erecting and maintaining a new gaol, and other buildings, for the County and city of Edinburgh". They met regularly in the council chambers, Charlotte Square, Edinburgh. J A & J L Campbell & Lamond were the commissioners solicitors. The Commissioners appear to have existed beyond 1839 although no records survive.
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Loan : Thomson, Dickson & Shaw and JA & JL Campbell & Lamond, CS, Edinburgh: 1962
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Deposited by Thomson, Dickson & Shaw, WS in 1962 with the Economic History Department, Glasgow University. Management of the collection was transferred to the Glasgow University Archives in 1975.
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