Act anent the two commissions for the sheriffdom of Lanark

Forasmuch as there are two commissions produced in parliament for the sheriffdom of Lanark, the one thereof granted to Sir William Carmichael [of Hyndford] and William Hamilton of Dalserf, and the other to Sir James Lockhart of Lee and James Hamilton, younger, of Mid Hill, which being both read in audience of parliament and thereafter the commissioners hereupon heard verbally anent which of them should be preferred and admitted as commissioners for their shire, the estates of parliament allow and approve the aforesaid commission granted to the said Sir William Carmichael and William Hamilton of Dalserf as the first of the said two commissions produced.

  1. NAS. PA2/23, f.3r. Back
  2. Unsure translation because of questionable transcription of original word. Back