Procedure: order to Glasgow to print acts and to pay author

Ordered that the town of Glasgow cause print this act after extracting thereof, as also the act granted in 1693 in their favour.

Moved that this gift in favour of the town of Glasgow be burdened with payment of the sum of £3,600 to Mr James Anderson, writer to her majesty's signet, for enabling him to carry on an account of the ancient and original charters and seals of our king's preceding King James I in copper plates according to the ancient characters of the said charters, and the motion agreed to.

Procedure: adjournment

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

  1. NAS. PA2/39, f.42.