Procedure: overture by the Earl of Dunfermline and Lord Loudoun

[Charles Seton], earl of Dunfermline and [John Campbell], lord Loudoun desired the estates to take to their consideration his majesty's letter and the grounds thereof when they conclude regarding the acceptance or refusal of this commission, and that in the voicing thereof the same be not nakedly and separately considered, but in a joint way with relation to the said letter and to the recommendation and grounds thereof flowing from his majesty represented by the Earl of Dunfermline and Lord Loudoun, and that the estates should answer the whole heads of the king's letter.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.70v.