Extracts from the accounts
1630-34

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Institute of Historical Research

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J. D. Marwick (editor)

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1881

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501-505

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'Extracts from the accounts: 1630-34', Extracts from the Records of the Burgh of Glasgow vol. 2: 1630-1662 (1881), pp. 501-505. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=47752 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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EXTRACTS FROM THE ACCOUNTS OF THE BURGH OF GLASGOW.

From Michaelmas 1630 to Michaelmas 1631.

CHARGE.
In the first, he [the treasurer] chargis himself with the small annwallis contenit in rentall, vjc lxxij li. iijs. iiijd.
Item, with the dewtie of the mylnis of the said bruch, the Mertimes terme, 1630 yeirs, ijm vc xx li.
Item, with the dewtie of the ladillis, the said terme, vjc xxxiij li. vjs. viijd.
Item, with the dewtie of the trone, the said terme, jc 1 li.
Item, with the dewtie of the brig, the said terme, jc xxxiij li. vjs. 8d.
Item, with the dewtie of the saidis mylnis, quhilk he ressavit in hand at the setting therof, the Witsonday terme 1631 yeiris, ijm iijc lxvi li. xiijs. 4d.
Item, with the dewtie of the ladillis, the said terme, vjc lxxiij li. vjs. viijd.
Item, the dewtie of the trone, the said terme, jc lxxvi li. xiijs. iiijd.
Item, the dewtie of the brig and gres of the Grein, the said terme, jc lvj li. xiijs. 4d.
Item, dewtie of the gres of the commoune land, lxxxix li.
Item, with the maill of the flesch mercat, the said yeir, jc lxvj li. xiijs. iiijd.
Item, the burgessis and gild brether fynis and buik callit God and the King, vijc lxxvij li. js. iiijd.
Item, the maill of the three buithis vnder the tolbuith, jc li.
Item, with the sowme following, ressavit be him fra Robert Patersone, thesaurer of the said brugh immediatlie befoir him, iijm ijc lxxxxiiij li. xiiijs. viijd.
Summa of the compteris haill chairge extendis to xjm ix ix li. xijs. viijd.
DISCHARGE.
Item, for the ministeris kay, lxxij li.
Item, to puir Inglis men, xvij li. viijs.
Item, for expenssis on the Kingis nycht, viij li. vis.
Item, to ane puir mane, vj li. xiijs. iiijd.
Item, for twa half barrillis of herring to the maissouris, xiij li. vjs. viijd.
Item, to John Dobbie for the carying of the bell to Edinburgh, xiiij li. xs.
Item, for the pwmpis to the well, jc lx li.
Item, for wine to the bischope, lxx li.
Item, for the wark of the stipill, xlix li. xis.
Item, for the expenssis of ane pur man in the tolbuith, iij li. xvijs. iiijd.
Mair for the sustentatioun of ane pur woman thair, lviijs.
Item, for the wark of the stipill, lix li. xiijs. vjd.
Item, to ane gentilman callit Frissor, v li. xvjs.
Item, to Archibald Faullis for his heretabill rycht of the buithis in the belhous, iijc li.
Item, to Johne Donald for xlvj treis of aik to the belhous, jc v li. xijs.
Item, to Margaret Forret for the townis denner quhen the commoun guidis was roupit, lxxxxii li. vis.
Item, to the laird of Kelburne for his supplie to the building of ane peir ther, ijc li.
Item, for the hombringing of the new bell out of Leith, xxxvj li. vjs. viijd.
Item, to the townis commissionaris at the conventioun of burrowis, ijc iiij li. xvijs.
Item, for the new bell, jm lviii li. vjs.
Item, for the expenssis of the water, jc xxxvij li. xviijs.
Item, for helping the water, lxvi li. xijs.
Item, for the helping of the bischopis brigis, v li. xvijs. iiijd.
Item, to the drummouris, lviijs.
Item, to pyper, xxixs.

Followis his debursingis vpoun dischairgis:—

In the first to Mr. Johne Bell, ijc lxx li.
Item, to Mr. Robert Wilkie, vjc lxvj li. xiijs. iiijd.
Item, to Mr. William Wallace, lxxx li.
Item, to Sir George Elphingstoun, jc lxxiij li. vjs. viijd.
Item, to the bischopis chalmerlane, x li. xiijs. iiijd.
Mair to him, liiijs. ijd.
Item, to Mr. Alexander Rowatt for blind Johne Wilsone, xx li.

Followis the sowmes of money debursit be him for the townis fiallis:—

In the first, to the provest, xl li.
Item, to the three bailleis, lx li.
Item, to the clerk, xv li.
Item, to the procurator fiscall, x li.
Item, to the maister of wark, xv li.
Item, allowit to the thesaurer himself, xv li.
Item, to Mathow Ker, viij li.
Mair, to him for ane pair of schois, xxxs.

From Michaelmas 1631 to Michaelmas 1632.

CHARGE.
Item, with the burgessis and gild brother fynis and buikis callit God and the King, vjc lxxxxviii li. xvijs. iiijd.
DISCHARGE.
Item, to Johne Baird for creillis to the water, xxvij li. xijs.
Item, for the ministeris martis, lxxviij li.
Item, to the provest quhilk he spent as commissar for the towne, xxxviij li.
Item, to Androw Mylne for curing of ane pur patient, viij li.
Item, to Patrik Wilsone for skouring of the lampis, vj li. xiijs. iiijd.
Mair to him for furnishing of candill and ringing of the bell to the deane of gild his counsall, xxij li.
Item, for twa yrone chymneyis for the heiche hous of the tolbuithe, xl li. xd.
Item, to Williame Duncane, for the kok, glob and thanis to the stiple in the Trongait, lxxviij li.
Item, for help of the brig over Nathame water, xl li.
Item, debursit for helping of the overdame of the subdeanis mylnis, v li. vs. iiijd.
Item, to Mwngow Hinschaw for gilting of the glob, kok and thanis in the Trongait stiple, xl li.
Item, for the townis denner, at the rowping of the commoun guid, lxxxxij li.
Item, spent with the bischope, vij li. xs.
Item, for helping of the brig of Blaikburne water, xx li.
Item, to the drummeris and dreiller quha com to the muster, xxxj li. xviijs.
To Patrik Colquhoun for making of the three tabill to the tolbuith, liij li. vjs. viijd.
Item, for repairing of Partik brig, xxvj li. xiijs. iiijd.
Item, to ten Dutchmen quha was robit be pirotis, xxix li.
Item, gevin for the helping of the harbrie of Dysart, jc li.
Item, for ane consultatioun anent Silvertounhillis loche, xxxi li. xviijs.
Item, for helping of the water, lxxxiiij li. xvs. iiijd.
Item, to Johne Boyd in bounteith for the bulding of the stiple in Trongait, xl li.
Item, for lyme and wark to the Hie Kirk, viij li. iiijs.
Item, to Androw Mwre for curing of ane pur mane quha was hurt within this brugh, v li. xvjs.
To Mr. Johne Bell, ijc lxx li.
Item, to Mr. Robert Wilkie, vjc lxvj li. xiijs. iiijd.

From Michaelmas 1632 to Michaelmas 1633.

DISCHARGE.
Item, for the ministeris ky, lxxx li.
Item, to the doctouris of the grammer school, liij li. vjs. viijd.
Item, to fyve pur Inglis men, vij li. vs.
Item, to William Neilsone elder to bestoun on the Hie Kirk, vij li. vijs. viijd.
Item, to ane puir blind woman, lviijs.
Item, to the provest, quhilk was spent be him and his companie at thair going to St. Androwis to the bischop, jc lxvj li. xiijs. iiijd.
Item, for the touns velvot fuitmantill, ijc xxvj li. xiijs. iiijd.
Item, to Patrik Colquhouns men, in drink silver for cumsylling of the tolbuith, v li. xvjs.
Item, to the provest quhilk he debursit quhen he was commissionar at the parliament, ijc lxxxxiiij li. iiijs.
Item, to Johne Baird for creillis to the water, jc xl li.
Item, to James Atchesone for buikis anent dreilling, xl li.
Item, to poor Dutchmen quha was robit, xiiij li. xs.
To Mr. Johne Bell, ijc lxx li.
Item, to Mr. Robert Wilkie, vjc lxvj li. xiijs. iiijd.

From Michaelmas 1633 to Michaelmas 1634.

DISCHARGE.
Item, for wyne and vtheris quhen Ormestoun was maid burges, viij li. xjs. iiijd.
Item, spent the fyft of November 1633, xxviij li. ijs. viijd.
Item, spent quhen my Lord Sietoun was maid burges, xvij li. viijs. xd.
Item, Gabriell Cunynghame and Patrik Bell quhilk they debursit quhen they war directit commissionaris anent the compositiouns of the taxatiouns, ijc viij li. iiijs.
Item, to Doctor Eleot, ijc li.
Item, to Mr. Johne Dinlope and Mr. Johne Hutchesone for thair chairgis and disbursings quhen they raid to Edinburgh anent the mater of Grinock, l li. vijs.
Item, to fyve puir Frenschemen, xiiij li. xs.
Item, gevin to help of Perstoun brig, xxvj li. xiijs. iiijd.
Item, spent with my Lord Lorne in the tolbuith, xxj li. js. viijd.
Item, to Gawin Naismithe for furnishing puir folkis in the tolbuithe, iiij li. js.
Item, for repairing of the buttis xx li. xs. viijd.
Item, gevin for the help of the harbrie of Northberrik, lxvi li. xiijs. iiijd.
Item, debursit anent the twa men quhilk war in the tolbuith callit Drummondis, xx li. vjs.
Item, to Patrik Bell quhilk he debursit to Johne Nicoll anent the patronage of the Blakfriar Kirk, l li. vjs.
Item, debursit quhen Kilburnie and vtheris war maid burgessis, xxiiij li. xs.
Item, to Johne Hall, chirurgiane, for the curing of ane puir boys arme, viij li. xiiijs.
To Mr. Johne Bell, ijc lxx li.
Item, to Mr. Robert Wilkie, vjc lxvj li. xiijs. iiijd.

[Note.—Extracts from the Accounts between 1634 and 1641 are printed in Vol. I., pp. 481–4.]