Procedure: refusal of petition
William Ramsay's petition refused

Regarding the petition preferred to his majesty by William Ramsay and remitted by his majesty to the lords of his majesty's privy council, and by them referred to the consideration of the estates touching the impost craved by the said William Ramsay to be imposed upon every tun of goods exported or imported in strangers' ships, the estates find the said petition to be most unreasonable and refuse the desire thereof as a purpose not fitting to be granted nor allowed.

  1. NAS, PC1/34, f.18r. Back