Procedure: declaration; continuation

To which the provost and bailies of Edinburgh, being warned to answer, and they compearing by Nicol Udwart and Master Alexander Guthrie, their procurators, who alleged that this was a common cause concerning the whole burghs and that they could not give advice therein until they were consulted with the burghs relating thereto. Which declaration being heard and considered by the lords, they have assigned and assign to them 20 April 1631 for giving in a perfect answer and report in writing concerning the particulars mentioned in the said letter.

  1. NAS, PC1/34, f.24r. Back