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3 August 1704 [Member admitted; act amended and approved]
[M1704/7/8]* [Member admitted; act amended …]
4 August 1704 4 August 1704
4 August 1704
4 August 1704 [Oaths taken; consideration of controverted election delayed]
[M1704/7/9]* [Oaths taken; consideration of …]
5 August 1704 5 August 1704
5 August 1704
  1. NAS. PA3/7, Printed Minutes No.8, 1-3 or NAS. PA6/36,84, f.1-2. Another copy at NAS. PA6/36, 85. Back
  2. NAS. Mar and Kellie GD124/10/434, 'Journal of what passed in the parliament of Scotland, 1704' - First reading for act for commissioners to treat with England. Debates on this. NAS. GD90/2/172, 'Diurnals of the parliament of Scotland', by William Bennett of Grubbet, commissioner for Roxburghshire - Debates over commissioners to treat with England, with the names of the individuals involved. Second reading of act of security. Grubbet's speech on this given verbatim. Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun's speech was heavily criticised for its foul language, and house desired that 'he may keep himself in the bounds of decency'. Back
  3. NAS. PA3/7, Printed Minutes No.9, 1 or NAS. PA6/36,86, f.1. Back
  4. NAS. Mar and Kellie GD124/10/434, 'Journal of what passed in the parliament of Scotland, 1704' - John Hay, marquis of Tweeddale, queen's commissioner, gave a speech. Debates on act of security. James Douglas, duke of Hamilton and Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun stated that the instructions from the queen regarding the act were unparliamentary. Act of supply read, and particulars of the grant of cess. Back