Act for excyse

The convention of estaitis considering how necessar it is at this tyme that sum supplie of money be in reddines for suppleing of the airmie, thinks that the most just and equall way of lifting of the same is be way of excyse, and for that effect gives commissione to Lauderdaill, Yester, Balmerino, Brodie, Wachton, Kemnay, Edinburgh, Perth, Aberdene, or any sax of thame, thair being tua of evrie estait, to meitt and sett doune the best way of lifting and proportioning of the same, and to report.

  1. NAS. PA8/1, f.111r.