[Business regarding patent for tanning of leather continued; supplications and bills continued]

[Robert Balfour], lord [Balfour of] Burleigh, present, is appointed to give the answer tomorrow in writing of the committee granted regarding the tanning of leather and prejudices redounding to the country by the patent, seeing the burghs do not quarrel the validity of the patent.

Regarding the supplication given in by [Archibald Campbell], earl of Argyll against Sir Donald Gorme and others, craving that they may find caution for the peace of the country, and [...] in a calumnious supplication presented by them against the said earl continued until tomorrow, that they may be advised with their advocates.

Two bills from the gentlemen of the north against [George Gordon], marquis of Huntly delivered to him to be seen until tomorrow.

  1. NAS, PA6/3, 'August 31-October 22 1639', f.7(a) v-7(b) r. Back
[Parties and their advocates heard; business found within the remit of parliament; protest against]

Supplication presented by the Lady Luss, craving maintenance from [Humphrey Colquhoun], laird of Balvie for her children. The parties and their procurators being heard to reason, the lords of articles found themselves judges notwithstanding the declinator proposed, and [Sir John Hamilton of Orbiston], justice clerk, in name of the lords of session, protested in the contrary.

  1. NAS, PA6/3, 'August 31-October 22 1639', f.7(a) v-7(b) r. Back