Date of Decision: 13 Jun 1800
Abstract: The deceased defendant Sir John Home sold land to Pursuer Thomas Johnston with the contract containing terms that said the land was free of all public burdens except those specifically specified in the contract. Johnston is taking action against Sir John Home's heirs Sir Alexander Stirling and Sir John Stirling, as entails are still on the property and Johnston believes he should be free of them, per the agreed terms of his contract.
Subjects: Public Burden, Entail, Public Burden

Published Report

Morison, App 1, No 1


Trustee/Tutor/Representative for Defender:
Sir John Stirling, of Glorat, 5th Baronet of Nova Scotia
Sir Alexander Stirling, of Glorat, 4th Baronet of Nova Scotia
John Home, W.S., Deceased, Succeeded by Sir John and Sir Alexander Stirling
Thomas Johnston, of Templehall

People or Organizations Associated with Case

Advocate for Defender:
Ar. Campbell
Advocate for Pursuer:
David Williamson
Lord Ordinary:
William Craig, Lord Craig