Procedure: remit to the committee for common burdens
Reference in favour of [James Livingstone], lord Almond

The which day our sovereign lord and estates of parliament, taking to consideration the service done to this kingdom by James, lord Almond, lieutenant general of the whole forces thereof during the late troubles, his majesty and estates foresaid acknowledge that the said James, lord Almond deserves a recompense for his carriage in that great charge as lieutenant general foresaid; and, being willing to give him some testimony and token of their remembrance of the same, his majesty and estates of parliament have remitted, and hereby remit, the quantity and manner of payment of the foresaid recompense to the committee appointed by the king and parliament for the common burdens of this kingdom.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.211r.