[Act in favour of Mr Alexander Pitcairn, minister at Tannadice]

Act regarding Master Alexander Pitcairn, minister, and James Ramsay of Ogill

25 September 1641

The committee for the peace of the north and distressed ministers ordains the bond taken by the committee of estates wherein James Ramsay of Ogill and [George Gordon], lord Gordon as cautioner for him are obliged to Master Alexander Pitcairn, minister at Tannadice, for his personal indemnity under the pain of 5,000 merks as often as is necessary and for the like sum in case Ogill be found art or part of the wrong done to the minister, to stand in force until 8 January 1642. And in the meantime between now and that day ordains the minister to pursue and do such diligence as he will be served for making of the said James Ramsay of Ogill art or part of the wrong done to the minister mentioned in the said bond. And if he fail herein, ordains the bond to be extinct and ineffectual after the said day, but Ogill to find caution for the minister's indemnity for the time thereafter.

29 September 1641

Read in audience of his majesty and estates of parliament, who approve the same and ordain the act to be extracted.

[John Elphinstone, lord] Balmerino, in presence of the lords of parliament

  1. NAS, PA6/4, 'September 29 1641'.