Scottish Court of Session Digital Archive

The University of Virginia Arthur J. Morris Law Library | May 14, 2021

The Scottish Court of Session Digital Archive Project uses Session Papers to explore everyday life in early America, Scotland, and the larger British Atlantic world from the 1750s through the 1830s. Themes include print culture, commerce, criminal law, education, elections, the American Revolutionary era, family litigation, labor, land use, maps, medicine, military, property, slavery and freedom, religion, and women. The Scottish presence in Virginia is also highlighted.

Tags: Atlantic World Caribbean Europe North Africa United States Maps Primary Source Collection for Research Assignments Primary Sources Readings African American Book & Media Cultural Economic Empires Environmental Exploration & Expansion Intellectual Labor Legal Maritime Material Culture Medicine, Science, & Technology Migration & Immigration Military Political Religion Revolutions Slavery Social States, Nations, & Nationalism Women, Gender, & Sexuality 1600-1800 1800-1900


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