Petition: read, debated and approved

Then a petition for Katherine Hamilton, widow of Captain Alexander Dunbar, craving payment of arrears due to her husband, with a declaration and consent subscribed by several officers in her favour, read, and, after reasoning thereon, it was put to the vote grant the desire thereof for £300 sterling in part of the arrears craved, or remit to the commission, and carried grant the desire thereof for £300 sterling, in manner following.

  1. NAS. PA2/38, f.219v.