Date of Decision: 19 Jun 1804
Abstract: Simon Fraser filed a complaint with the Lords of Council and Session with regards to the Act of Queen Anne to object the enrollment and vote of the Honourable Alexander Fraser Tytler of Woodhouselee at the right of his wife at the meeting of freeholders to elect a knight of the shire of Inverness. In the course of the proceedings, Simon Fraser died, and William Fraser, Esq. one of the freeholders, took up the complaint, and gave it in reply to Lord Woodhouselee’s answer.
Subjects: Member of Parliament, Election, freeholder right

Published Report

William Morison, The Decisions of the Court of Session (1811), App. 1, No. 8


Alexander Fraser Tytler Lord, of Woodhouselee
Simon Fraser, Esq.
William Fraser, Esq., Takes over pursuing the complaint when Simon Fraser dies

People or Organizations Associated with Case

Named in case documents:
Ann Fraser of Balnain, Spouse of Alexander Fraser Tytler of Woodhouselee
Kenneth Mackenzie, W.S.
Robert Dundas, W.S., Mandatory of William Fraser