Donated by Mr John Radford
Lady Nora Scott was the wife of the Honourable Sir John Scott. Sir John had been admitted as a barrister of the Inner Temple in 1865 and from 1874 served on the International Court of Appeal in Egypt. In 1882 he was appointed a puisne judge of the Bombay Court. However in 1890 he returned to Egypt as Judicial Adviser to the Khedive and held this post until 1898 when he was appointed Deputy Judge Advocate General to H.M. Forces.
Previously listed as Lady N. Scott Papers.
Box 1 – TS of journal kept by Lady Scott, 1884-86.
Box 2 – Further diaries from the period 1884-89.
OS Box 1 – Newspaper cuttings collected by Sir John Scott relating to his legal cases in India and his time in Egypt as Judicial Adviser to the Khedive.
OS Box 2 – Newspaper cuttings collected by Sir John Scott relating to Indian and Egyptian political affairs, 1887-1894.