PM on collision course with Joe Biden and EU if he pushes ahead with "lamentable" proposals.
The 1995 memo is among a tranche of newly public documents at the National Archives at Kew.
The former prime minister said it would be "in flagrant defiance of parliament and utterly disrespectful to the Supreme Court".
An 11-strong panel of justices will hear the cases for only the second time in the court’s history.
In an unprecedented step for an ex-premier, Major joins Gina Miller court action. Says stopping no-deal Brexit is his main aim.
Philip Hammond says shutting down parliament to stop MPs from blocking no deal "would provoke a constitutional crisis".
Ex-PM said he would launch a judicial review if Boris Johnson tried to suspend parliament to push through no-deal.
Former PM launches unprecedented attack on frontrunner in the Tory leadership contest.
Lord Dobbs says former PM would have said: "No! No! No!"
“If Theresa May fails to answer questions... to what extent can she be believed?”