Ratificatioun in favour of David Seytoun of Parbroith, comptroller

Forsamekle as be the act of oure soverane lordis chekker of the dait at Edinburgh, the auchtene day of Januar the yeir of God jM vC fourscoir ellevin yeiris, it is fund and declarit be the lordis auditouris of his hienes chekker that David Seytoun of Parbroth, comptroller, is superexpendit in the sowme of aucht thousand tua hundreth fourscoir fourtene pundis sevin s. v d., and thairfoir thai have decernit and ordanit the clerk of register and his depuittis that thai onnawayis extract, draw furth or deliver ony extract of ony debt contenit in his comptis quhairof he hes tane allowance to na personis, quhairby he may onnywayis be chargeit for payment of ony of the saidis allowances unto the tyme he be first satisfiet and pait be his hienes of the sowme abonespecifiit contenit in his compt quhairin he is fund superexpendit, and that na lettres nor chargis salbe direct or usit at the instance of ony pairtie aganis the said comptroller for payment of ony of the saidis allowances or sowmes of money thairin contenit, suspendand and dischargeand the samyn in the meantyme ay and quhill the said comptroller be first satisfiet and pait of the foirsaid haill sowme of aucht thousand tua hundreth fourscoir fourtene pundis quhairin he is fund superexpendit as said is, as at mair lenth is contenit in the said act. Oure soverane lord and estaitis of parliament, havand at lenth hard, sene and considderit the said act, findis and declaris that na lettres, actioun nor executioun salbe grantit, usit nor execut at the instance of quhatsumevir personis, creditouris, aganis the said comptroller for payment to thame or ony of thame of ony debt quhairof he hes tane allowance in his saidis comptis unto the tyme the said comptroller be first satisfiet and pait be his hienes of the said sowme of aucht thousand tua hundreth fourscoir fourtene lib. sevin s. fyve d., quhairin he in his saidis comptis is fund superexpendit as said is; or els that his majestie obtene at the handis of the saidis creditouris sufficient dischargis and exoneratiounis dischargeing simpliciter the said comptroller, his aris, executouris and assignais of the foirsaid sowme of aucht thousand fourscoir fourtene pundis sevin schillingis fyve pennies. Quhilk being done, the kingis majestie and estatis foirsaidis decernis and ordanis lettres and executioun to be direct upoun the extractis of the saidis comptis to be subscrivit be the clerk of register aganis the said comptroller at the instance of the perticuler creditouris, of quhais debtis allowances is tane be him in his saidis comptis for payment to thame and ilk ane of thair speciall debtis thairin mentionat efter the forme and tennour of the saidis comptis in all pointis, notwithstanding the foirsaid act of supersedere grantit in the chekker to the said comptroller of deat abonewrittin, siclyk as gif the same had nevir bene maid.

  1. NAS, PA2/15, f.45v. Back