Scope and content: General letter books 1832-1894, including stocks and shares letter books; miscellaneous legal records, Opinions and Interlocutor books 1886-1982; items on the Shiell family, 1875-1951.
Shiell and Small, Solicitors, Dundee
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Administrative / Biographical History
Shiell and Small, solicitors, was founded in 1832 by John Shiell of Smithfield and David Small. It began trading in New Inn Entry before moving to larger premises in Bank Street in the 1860s. A family concern until 1891, W. Thomson Currie, who had been admitted as a co-partner, assumed control and continued the practice under the same name. Shiell and Small acted as Treasurers to the University College Dundee and the Technical Institute, served as Clerks for the Baxter Park Trust and were factors for the Dalhousie, Rossie Priory and Baldovan estates. Shiell and Small ceased trading in 1990.
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