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25 August 1704 [Acts given royal assent; petition remitted to commission and treasury; petition remitted to commission and recommended to queen]
[M1704/7/23]* [Acts given royal assent; petition …]
26 August 1704 26 August 1704
26 August 1704
26 August 1704 [Protection granted; charter ratified; act approved and given royal assent]
[M1704/7/24]* [Protection granted; charter …]
28 August 1704 28 August 1704
28 August 1704
  1. The remainder of the 1704 printed minutes at NAS. PA3/7 are in manuscript form, with annotations for the printer. NLS. A.115.a.1, Printed Minutes No.23, 1-3 or NAS. PA6/36,100, f.1-2. Back
  2. NAS. Mar and Kellie GD124/10/434, 'Journal of what passed in the parliament of Scotland, 1704' - Report of the committee of the accounts read. More on act of security and on the plot. Some additions to the reply to the queen's letter, and house agreed to change this into an address. NAS. GD90/2/172, 'Diurnals of the parliament of Scotland', by William Bennett of Grubbet, commissioner for Roxburghshire - Account of African Company's petition. The affair of the plot delayed until papers brought forth. Back
  3. NLS. A.115.a.1, Printed Minutes No.24, 1 or NAS. PA6/36,101, f.1. Back
  4. NAS. Mar and Kellie GD124/10/434, 'Journal of what passed in the parliament of Scotland, 1704' - James Douglas, duke of Hamilton attempted to bring in Anna Scott, duchess of Buccleuch's business, but this refused, seeing this was a day for public business. Two drafts of an address to the queen brought in. James Ogilvy, earl of Seafield, chancellor, still stated that it should be a letter, not an address. Long discussions on these two drafts. Account of John Hay, marquis of Tweeddale's adjourning speech. NAS. GD90/2/172, 'Diurnals of the parliament of Scotland', by William Bennett of Grubbet, commissioner for Roxburghshire - Address to the queen read. Account of the marquis of Tweeddale's speech. Grubbet's opinion of session: many good acts passed. Puts down the bitter debates to those 'whose desire it is to snarl at the throne as dogs bark at the moon'. Back