Petitions: read and continued

Petition by the meal-mongers at Leith, read and the magistrates of Edinburgh appointed to make answer thereto at the next sitting of parliament peremptorily.

Petition by Robert Martin of Burntbrae relating to his tack of the excise in Aberdeenshire, read and delayed until the parliament appoint the funds for maintaining the forces and other public expenses.

Procedure: act read

The act in favour of the shire of Caithness, read again.

Procedure: adjournment

The lord chancellor, by order of her majesty's high commissioner, adjourned the parliament until tomorrow at 10 o'clock.

  1. NAS. PA2/38, f.124v.