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The Royal Burgh of Dumfries

Charters and Seals

Description:

Charters were usally grants of authorities and rights. From the 8th Centruy onwads they were commonly drawn up to grant land to lay people.. These three documents, complete with seals are all charters for land which belonged to local families in the 16th to 18th centuries.

 

 

Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1935, 1954.118-119
Digital Number:
DMDM149n
Copyright:
Dumfries and Galloway Council