Procedure: articles of commission for public accounts debated; act granted

The article of the report of the said commission relating to [James Douglas], duke of Queensberry's bond lying in the treasury, read, and the petition for his grace also read, craving to be free of annualrents of the said bond and compensation of the principal sum, he being creditor to the public in far greater sums, and the parliament, having considered the said report with the petition, they grant the desire thereof in the terms of the deliverance of parliament upon the said petition, as follows.

  1. NAS. PA2/39, f.79.