Aganis transporting of weill and kid skynnis furth of the realme

2The kingis majestie and estaitis of this present parliament, understanding the greit hurt that his hienes subjectis dalie sustenis throw the transporting and carreing furth of the realme off the calf skynnis, hudderonis and kid skynnis be merchantis and traffiquers of this cuntrie, sua that throw the scairsitie thairof nane can be haid for making of parchement, pointis, stringis and utheris necessaris, and beside ane greit number of pur craftismen ar layid idle; for remeid quhairof in tyme cuming, oure soverane lord, with avise of the saidis estaitis, inhibitis and dischargis all and sindrie merchandis trafficqueris and utheris his hienes leigis quhatsumevir off all transporting and careing furth of this realme off the saidis calf skynnis, hudderonis and kid skynnis, packing and peilling thairof in tyme cuming under the pane of confiscatioun of the same to his majesties use, commanding his majesties sercheoris and custumaris to serche and seik the saidis skynnis, and incaise ony beis fundin transporting, to intromett thairwth and inbring the same to his hienes use; and ordanis lettrez to be direct for publicatioun heirof in forme as effeiris.

  1. NAS, PA2/14, ff.36r-v.
  2. Written in margin: 'V'.