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The Court of Session is the supreme civil court of Scotland, and constitutes part of the College of Justice. It sits in Parliament House in Edinburgh and is both a court of first instance and a court of appeal. The court has a largely coextensive jurisdiction with the Sheriff Court—the other Scottish civil court, which sits locally—with the choice of court being given first to the pursuer; but the majority of complex or high value cases arebrought in the Court of Session. Legal aid, administered by the Scottish Legal Aid Board, is available to some persons for cases of the Court of Session Книга представляет собой репринтное издание 1891 года (издательство Edinburgh: Pr. for private circulation [by Turnbull and Spears, Printers] ). Несмотря на то, что была проведена серьезная работа по восстановлению первоначального качества издания, на некоторых страницах могут обнаружиться небольшие огрехи :помарки, кляксы и т. п.

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James Maidment

James Maidment (1794, London - 1879, Edinburgh) was a British antiquary and collector.

He passed through Edinburgh University to the Scottish bar, and was chief authority on genealogical cases.

Maidment's hobby was the collection of literary rarities. He edited and published editions of ancient literary remains including A Book of Scottish Pasquils. 1568-1715, a selection from the papers of the family of Boyd of Kilmarnock from the 16th and 17th centuries, state papers and miscellaneous correspondence of Thomas, Earl of Melros (from the 17th century), letters and state papers during the reign of King James the Sixth, chiefly from the manuscript collections of Sir James Balfour of Denmyln, constitutions, charters etc. of the nunnery of Sciennes, 1512-88, and Scottish Ballads and Songs: Historical and Traditionary.

Maidment was a poet and friend of Sir Walter Scott. A collection of his poems is held at the Kenneth Spencer Research Library at the University of Kansas.

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