[Minutes of the commissioners of the shires regarding a meeting with the other estates to debate the king's declaration]

4 September 1641

Commissioners from the barons desired that the noblemen might appoint 12 of their number to meet with 12 of the barons and 12 of the burghs to debate two points of differences wherein they desire to be satisfied regarding his majesty's declaration. With the which desire the noblemen, being advised, agreed that 12 of their number may meet with the like number of barons and burghs to bring the barons to the opinion of the noblemen upon the declaration produced by his majesty, to meet upon Monday at 7 o'clock in the morning.

  1. NAS, PA6/4, 'September 3 1641'.