Precept to George Jamesone

Forsamekle as George Jamesone, provest of Coupar, by contract made betuix the estates of this kingdome and him of the fourth of August last hes delyvered to Alexander Mure, ordinar receaver of the Scottis armie in Ireland, the number of tuo thousand, six hundreth, threttie ane bolls, three furlottis [and] ane peck [of] meale for the use of the said armie, as the recept of Alexander Mure, receaver of the victuall of that armie, beires; for the quhilk the estates are obleidged to pey sixteene merkes for the boll, with six hundreth auchtee pundis half a merke for a quarteris annualrent at Candlemes nixt; and the saidis estates, haveing seene the compt of the pryces of the said meale cleired and fitted by their owne warrant, whereby it is found that their is due to the said George for the quantitie of meale foresaid tuentie aught thousand threttie tuelffe punds, threttene shilline, foure pennies, with fyve hundreth three score ane punds, six shilline, aught pennies for a quarters annualrent, and finding it just and reasonable that he sould be payed of the said soume for the meale foresaid, therefore the estates presentlie conveened gives heirby warrand to the general collector of the loane and his deputtis to pay and delyver to the said George Jamesone the said soume of tuentie aught thousand threescore tuelff punds, threttene shilline, foure pennies, with the said soume of fyve hundreth threescore ane punds, six shilline, aught pennies for a quarteris annualrent for the meale foresaid transported be him as said is, and that out of the first and readiest of the loane money not alreadie disposed of be public warrant, quheranent thir presents with the parteis not of recept sall be their sufficient warrand.

  1. NAS. PA8/1, f.125r-125v. Back
  2. Sic. 'thre[score]' in APS. Back