Extracts from the accounts
1660-62

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J. D. Marwick (editor)

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1881

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542-552

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'Extracts from the accounts: 1660-62', Extracts from the Records of the Burgh of Glasgow vol. 2: 1630-1662 (1881), pp. 542-552. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=47755 Date accessed: 21 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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From Michaelmas 1659 to Michaelmas 1660. (fn. 1)

25 May 1661.

The quhilk day, Coline Campbell, younger, lait thesaurer, producit his compt of his haill intromissioune with the commoune rent and guids of this burgh and debursmentis of the samyne fra Michaelmas 1659 to Michaelmas 1660, quhairof charge and discharge is as fallowes, and first the

CHARGE.
In the first, the compter is to be chargit with the sowme fallowing receavit be him fra James Colhoune, lait thesaurer, that was fund restand in his hand at the making of his compt, 311 li. 1s. 11d.
Item, with the sowme conteined in the rentall, extending to 573 li. 13s. 11d.
Item, with the maill of that yaird at the bak of the meilmercat, 3 li.
Item, with the maill of the smiddie in Briggait fra Witsonday 1659 to Witsonday 1660, quhilk is 20 li.
Item, the compter is to be chairgit with the last termes payment of the tynd of the toune aikers receavit be him from Archibald Maxwell to whom the samyne was sett, quhilk is 500 li.
Item, William Colhoune being awand at the fitting of his last of the rent of Gorballes, for the cropt and year of God 1658, £1365 5s. 6d., of the quhilk he hes payit to James Colhoune seavine hundreth markis, for quhilk he hes comptit, sua the compter is to be chargit with the superplus thereof, extending vnto 898 li. 12s. 2d.
Item, with what he receavit fra James Moodie and Johne Donald for the tynds of Drymen 1658, conforme to the contract and was payable at Candlemas 1660, 600 li.
Item, with what he farder receavit from them for the tynds of the said lands the cropt 1659, as being the first of the yeares sett to them, 600 li.
Item, the compter is to be chargit with the dewtie of the mylnes for the Mertimes terme 1659, quhilk is 2933 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, with the said termes dewtie of the laidelles, extending to 1000 li.
Item, with the said termes payment of the meilmercat, quhilk is 270 li.
Item, with the custome and dewtie of the trone the said terme of Mertimes 1659, 273 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, with the dewtie of the brige the said terme, extending vnto 536 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, with the secund termes payment of the tynd fish, extending to 31 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, the mylnes, laidles, and wther of the commoune guids, being set wpon the fyft of Junij 1660, the thesaurer receavit the halfe therof in hand, with the quhilk he is to be chargit; and in the first the mylnes being set the said day for payment of £5930 6s. 8d., the compter receavit the halfe thereof in hand, extending to 2966 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, the laidelles being then sett for £2133 6s. 8d. the compter receavit the halfe therof in hand, extending to 1066 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, the meilmercat and peckes being sett for £533 6s. 8d. with the halfe quhairof the compter is to be chargit, quhilk is 266 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, the tron being set for ane year for payment of £613 6s. 8d., with the halfe quhairof the compter is to be chargit, extending to 306 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, the compter is to be chargit with the halfe of the dewtie of the brig being sett the said tyme for payment of £1120, inde 560 li.
Item, with the sowme that is awand be James Johnstoune, pewder, restand of his burghes fyne, conforme to the band grantit be him to James Colhoune, lait thesaurer, 50 li.
Item, the compter is to be chargit with the sowme fallowing receavit be him fra Buchannan in Drymen, conforme to his band, 42 li.
Item, with the maill of the twa buiths beneth the tolbuith fra Witsonday 1659 to Witsonday 1660, extending vnto 80 li.
Item, with the maill of the flesh mercat the termes of Mertimes 1659 and Witsonday 1660, extending vnto 200 li.
Item, with what he receavit from Simon Pittersgill for the maill of the manufactorie and walkmylne, with the annual rent of fyftie pundis starling of stock fra Maij day 1659 to Maij day 1660, extending vnto 256 li.
Item, with the sowme fallowing receavit from the Marqueis of Argylls servant for the annual rent of ten thousand pundis awand be him to the toune fra Candlemes 1653 to Candlemes 1654, quhilk was 600 li.
Item, with the sowme furder receavit be him from the said Argyles servant for the annual rent of ten thousand markis that was formerlie awand to the hospitall and now to the toune, fra Candlemes 1654 to Candlemes 1655, extending to 400 li.
Item, with what he receavit from Hector Stewart in pairt payment of the landwartmens cess and toune poffilles, committit to his collectioune, extending vnto 666 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, with the burges and gild brether fynes receavit be him this last year, extending to 237 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, the tynds of the toune aikers being laufullie roupit the ordinarie tyme for the cropt 1660, the same was set to John Mitchell, maltman, for £1110, quhairof the thesaurer receavit the halfe in hand with quhilk he is chargit, extending unto 555 li.
Summa of the haill charge is Scotis monye. 16,805 li. 8s.,
DISCHARGE
In the first, deburst be the compter to the maister of work be warrand of the dait the fyftine day of October 1659, 124 li. 17s. 10d.
Item, to Robert Robesoune, supplicant, be warrand of the same dait, 36 li.
Item, to the said maister of work, be warrand daitit the 2d October 1659, 107 li. 3s. 8d.
Item, to baillie Campbell for his charges, hors hyre, and debursmentis, as commissioner for the toune to Edinburgh the first of November the said year, 48 li.
Item, for sklait for the wse of the meil mercat, be warrand of the same dait, 144 li.
Item, to the maister of work, be warrand of the same dait, 81 li. 16s. 8d.
Mair to him, be warrand daitit the 8 November 1659, 61 li. 4d.
Item, to James Gray, wright, be warrand of the same dait, in compleit payment for sklaiting the meilmercat, 94 li. 16s. 8d.
Item, to Charles M'Cleane be warrand daitit the 22 November the said year, 30 li.
Item, to the drummer, be warrand of the same dait, to buy ane drum, 12 li.
Item, to the maister of work, be warrand of the same dait, 70 li. 11s. 8d.
Mair to him be warrand the 3d of December the said yeir, 123 li. 2s. 6d.
Mair to him be warrand daitit the tenth of December 1659, 22 li. 3s. 2d.
Item, to ane distressed gentleman, be warrand last of December the said year, 20 li.
Item, for the tounes herring be the same warrand, 126 li.
Item, to the maister of work be warrand of the same dait, 182 li. 9s. 2d.
Item, to William Lourie of Blaikwood for the tounes assesment by warrand and his discharge therwith, 768 li.
Item, to the maister of work be warrand daitit the 7 January 1660, 53 li.
Mair to him be warrand the 21 of the said moneth of January 1660, 56 li. 12s. 10d.
Item, to the said maister of work be warrand the 4th of February 1660, 104 li. 3s.
Item, be warrand daitit the 7th February for the tounes pairt of the commissioners charges was sent to London be them, 156 li.
Item, to Baillie Campbell be the same warrand for his charges debursmentis and hors hyre, 100 li.
Item, to the maister of work be twa warrands daitit the 2d March 1660, 304 li. 3s. 4d.
Item, to him be warrand daitit the 19th March the said year, 195 li. 17s. 4d.
Mair to them be warrand the 26 March the same year, 42 li. 6s. 8d.
Mair to him be warrand the 21 day of Aprill 1660, 255 li. 19s. 2d.
Item, to James Hammiltoune be warrand of the dait forsaid for his supplie, 18 li.
Item, to the maister of work be warrand on the last Aprill 1660, 54 li. 9s.
Mair to him be warrand the fyft of Maij the said yeir, 172 li. 1s.
Mair to him be warrand the nyntine of the said moneth, 128 li. 13s. 8d.
Mair to him be warrand the twentie sex day of Maij, 716 li. 4s. 8d.
Mair to him be warrand of the same dait, 296 li. 19s. 2d.
Mair, be warrand of the said dait, to distressed merchands in Dubline, 18 li.
Mair to the maister of work be warrand on the 4th Junij 1660, 151 li. 8s. 6d.
Item, for the tounes denner at the rouping of the commoune guidis, be warrand daitit the 16th Junij 1660, 137 li. 7s.
Item, to John Clark, measoune, for rectifieing the new brige at the Barrasport be warrand of the same dait, 66 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, to the maister of work, be warrand of the same dait, 115 li. 17s. 6d.
Mair to him be warrand the 25 Junij, 437 li. 7s. 6d.
Item, to the said John Clark be warrand 6th Julij, in compleit payment for dressing the said brige, 100 li.
Item, to the maister of work be warrand the 21 Julij 1660, 88 li. 5s. 8d.
Item, be warrand of the same dait, to Robert Forrest for his last yeares service in taking wp the psalmes in the Blakfrier kirk, 20 li.
Item, to the maister of work be warrand daitit the penult day of Julij 1660, 41 li. 5s. 2d.
Item, to Mr. Johne Andersoune by warrand daitit the 3d of August 1660 for taking wp the psalmes in the Laigh Kirk fra Lambes 1659 to Lambes last, 20 li.
Item, by warrand of the same dait, to George Schyne for wrytting divers actis of the burrowes, 60 li.
Item, to the maister of work be warrand of the same dait, 260 li. 15s. 4d.
Item, mair to him be warrand the 27 August 1660, 198 li. 7s. 5d.
Item, be warrand daitit the 6th September 1660, to Coline Campbell, elder, for his expensses the tyme of his attendance at the committee of estaitis, fyftie shillings starling, and to twa sojouris that brought ane prissoner from Portpatrick, conform to the staitis ordouris, fourtie pundis Scotis, inde, 70 li.
Item, to the maister of work by warrand of the same dait, 102 li. 14s. 4d.
Item, to Baillie Campbell, as commissioner for the toune, be warrand daitit the 20 September 1660, for his charges in Edinburgh, 56 li.
Item, to the maister of work be warrand of the same dait, 176 li. 13s. 2d.
Item, be warrand of the same dait, to James Frank for furnishing medicamentis to sundrie patientis, 33 li.
Item, to the maister of works, be warrand daitit the sext of October 1660, 513 li. 7s. 10d.

Fallowes the compt of the monye deburst be the compter wpon discharges.

In the first, deburst to Mr. Hugh Blair, minister, conforme to his twa discharges conteined in the book, 720 li. 12s.
Item, to Mr. Ralph Rodger, minister, be his twa discharges conteined in the book, 1013 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, to Mr. John Carstaires, conforme to his twa discharges conteined in the book, 730 li.
Item, to Mr. Donald Cargill be his twa discharges conteined in the book, 866 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, to Mr. Robert M'Quard, conforme to his discharges conteined in the book, 730 li.
Item, to the relict of wmquhill Mr. George Young, in compleit payment to her, of all stipend shoe can clame of the toune restand awand to her said wmquhill husband, 220 li. 12s.
Item, to Mr. Francis Kinkaid, maister of the grammer shoole, be his twa discharges, quhairof one is conteined in the book for his fiell and hous maill, 306 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, to Mr. Johne Andersoune, doctour of the said shool, be his twa discharges, quhairof one is in the book for his fiell fra Lambes 1659 to Lambes last, 133 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, to Mr. John Weinzit, the wther doctour, be his twa discharges, quhairof one in the book for his service the said year, 100 li.
Item, to the tounes advocats for their fielles, 60 li.
Item, to the colledge collectour for sundrie few dewties for the Tron and wtheris awand be the toune to the colledge, be his discharge the crope and year 1659, 73 li. 14s.
Item, to Johne Clark, measoune, for the annual rent of twa thousand sex hundredth markis awand be the toune to him fra Mertimes 1658 to Mertimes 1659, 104 li.
Item, to Margaret Ros by her twa discharges for the maill of her hous occupyed be Collonell Clark, 113 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, to the Ladie Galstoune for the annual rent of wther twa thousand sex hundreth markis lyand on the landis of Gorballes be way of wadset be her discharge fra Witsonday 1659 to Witsonday 1660, 104 li.
Item, to Mathew Colhoune for his service in attending the Hie Kirk be his twa dischargis, 120 li.
Item, to Androw Purdoune for his fiell in ruilling the twa knockis be his twa discharges, 124 li.
Item, to James Franck be his twa discharges for his fiell, 66 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, to Charles M'Claine for his fiell conforme to his discharge, 26 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, to Johne Craige in Newtoune for the fewdewtie of the piece land he set in few to the toune for the termes of Mertimes 1659 and Witsonday 1660, 4 li.
Item, to Hendrie Glen as maister of Hutchesounes Hospitall to balance the compt was made and fitted betwixt the toune and the said hospitall, 83 li. 14s. 2d.
Item, to Johne Aikin and John Scot for their fiell in attending on the welles fra Mertimes 1659 to Witsonday last, 24 li.
Item, to the collectour of the Merchand Hospitall for the annual rent of 2000 li. awand be the toune to the said hospitall conforme to his discharge fra Witsonday 1658 to Mertimes 1659, 180 li.
Item, to the printer be his twa discharges, 16 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, to James Andersoune for attending the well at the Barrasyett, 5 li. 16s.

Fallowes the sowmes of monye deburst be the compter for the tounes fielles.

In the first to the provest, 40 li.
Item, to the thrie baillies, 60 li.
Item, to the water baillie, 10 li.
Item, to the maister of work, 15 li.
To the clark, 15 li.
To the compter, 15 li.
To the procuratour fiscall, 10 li.
To the drummer, 13 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, allowed to the collectouris of the small annuales, 8 li.

Summa of the haill discharge is 13,437 pundis 15 shillings 7 penneis Scotis monye. Sua charge and discharge being compared their was fund restand in the compters hand 3367 pundis 12 shilling 5 penneis. Whilk compt befor wryttin, charge and discharge therin conteined, being of befor at lenth hard, red, sein and considered, calculat and laid, was allowed and approvine in everie heid and article therof; and charge and discharge being compared it was fund that there is yit restand in the compters hand the said sowme of 3367 punds 12 shilling 5 penneis, aff the quhilk there is to be rebaitit the particulares fallowing, quhairwith the compter is alredie chargit but receavit non of them for the causses after specifeit, viz., 3 punds for the maill of the yaird at the bak of the meilmercat quhilk is quyt be the toune this year in favouris of Mr. Robert Baillie, occupyer therof; item, the sowme of 898 punds 12s. 2d. quhairwith the compter was also chargit as having receavit the samyne from William Colhoune in compleit payment of the Gorball rent for the year 1658, quhilk he got not, but is delyvered to Johne Moodie, present thesaurer, and he is to be chargit therwith; item, 600 punds wherwith he is also chargit as receavit fra John Donald and James Moodie for the tynds of Drymen for the cropt 1659, quhilk was not gottin in, the law not being patent for inseeking therof, but is to be payit to this present thesaurer and he to be chargit therwith; item, 50 pundis awand be Johne Johnstoune, pewderer, and 42 punds awand be (blank) Buchanan in Drymen, be their bands, quhilk also could not be gottin in, the law not being patent as said is, but the present thesaurer is to wplift the samyne and to be comptable therfor. Quhilkis haill rebaitmentis extends vnto 1593 punds 12s. 2d., as also there is to be rebaitit aff the compter for waist and brunt lands conteined in the rentall, as was to the former thesaurer, James Colhoune, 13 punds 16s. 10d.; quhilk twa sowmes, extending to 1607 punds 9s. being rebaited aff the forsaid sowme of 3367 punds 12s. 5d. there is restand awand to the compter to ballance the compt the sowme of 1758 pundis 3s. 5d. quhilk the compter is ordained to pay to John Moodie, present thesaurer, and he to be chargit therwith, and that being payit the aforsaid provest, baillies and counsell, doe heirby exoner and simpliciter discharge the said Coline Campbell, lait thesaurer, of his haill intromissioune with the tounes rentis the said year abovewryttin and of the said haill compt accordinglie.

Note.&—There is no account from Michaelmas 1660 to Michaelmas 1661.

From Michaelmas 1661 to Michaelmas 1662.

CHARGE. (fn. 1)
In the first, he chairges himself with the dewties of the mylnes, laidlles and wther commoune guidis of the toune, as the samyne was lyablle in payment at Mertimes 1661; and first for the said termes dewtie of the mylnes, extending to 3016 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, with the dewtie of the laidlles the samyne terme, 953 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, with the said termes dewtie of the meil mercat and peckis, 286 li. 13s 4d.
Item, with the samyne termes payment of the trone, extending to 283 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, with the said termes payment of the brig, extending to 550 li.
Item, the mylnes, laidlles, meilmercat, and wther commoune guidis, being roupit on the thrid day of Junij 1662 for ane year therefter, the compter chairges himself with the half of the dewties therof he receavit in hand at the setting therof; and first the mylnes being sett for 8700 markis the thesaurer chairges himself with the equall half therof, extending to 2900 li.
Item, for the laidlles, 973 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, for the meilmercat and pecks, 340 li.
Item, for the troane, 296 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, the brig and customes, 486 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, the compter chairges himself with the maill of the gras of the grein, 60 li.
Item, the thesaurer chairges himself with the maill of the fleshmercat the terme of Mertimes 1661 and Witsonday 1662 and extending to 200 li.
Item, he is to be chairgit with the sowme fallowing receavit be him from Simeone Pittersgill for the maill of that hous called the manufactorie, tewlles and yaird belonging therto, frae Witsonday 1661 to Witsonday 1662, extending to 108 li.
Item, with the annual rent of 900 merkis awand be the said Simeone as the stock of the said manufactorie frae the said terme of Witsonday 1661 to Witsonday 1662, 36 li.
Item, with the sowme fallowing receavit be him frae Johne Lindsay and Thomas Lunning for the maill of the walk mylne set to them frae Witsonday 1661 to Witsonday 1662, 102 li.
Item, with the sowme fallowing receavit be him from Mathow Fawsyd for the tounes quhilk is fourth pairt of the tyndis of the landis of Gorballis the crop 1661, 123 li.
Item, with what he receavit from George Winzet for the secund termes payment of the tynd of the toune aikeris the crop 1661, extending to 583 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, with the burgessis and gild brether fynes collectit be him betwixt Michaelmes extending to (blank) 1661 and Michelmaes 1662,
Item, with what he receavit frae James Moodie and John Donnald as a pairt of the monyes they ar awand to the toune for the tyndis of Drymen conforme to the contract set doun theranent, 333 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, the thesaurer is to be chairged with the sowme fallowing receavit be him from William Lightbody to compleit the sowme of 1000 pund he was awand to the toune be band, he having payit to former thesaureris 1000 merkis therof as ther compt beares, sua the compter receavit, 333 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, with what he receavit from John Johnston, peuderer, that was awand to the toun in compleit payment of his burges fyne, 50 li.
Item, with the sowme of 100 pundis sterling lent to him be Johne Walkinshaw out of the excys conform to the counsellis ordouris, 1200 li.
Item, with what be receavit from Hendrie Craig, master of wark for the maill of the pewes in the Laigh Kirk for the terme of Mertimes 1661, 338 li. 8s.
Item, with the sowme fallowing receavit be him from Mr. Robert Goveane as a pairt of the monye he hes chairge of to collect, extending to 1466 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, with what he receavit from Hectour Stewart of the monyes he did collect, extending to 614 li. 13s. 4d.
Summa of the haill chairge is 15,976 li. 6s. 4d.
DISCHARGE.
Item, to Archibald Blacklaw for his supplie to buy a hors (19 October), 60 li.
Item, to John Baird for the said caus, 40 li.
Item, to John Drew and wther poor persones for ther supplie mentioned in the warrand of 26 October, 24 li.
Item, be warrand the 2d of November 1661 to Mr. Niniane Patersoune for his preaching in toune, 60 li.
Item, be warrand the 9th of November to the burrowes agent, 189 li. 6s. 8d.
Mair be the same warrand to Majour Fullertoune for quarterings in the toune for deficiencie of cesse, 30 li.
Item, be warrand the 25 of November deburst to the advocatis and wtheris mentioned in the warrand, 277 li. 10s.
Item, deburst to severall poor folkis be warrand of 30 November, 42 li.
Item, to Mr. Norman M'Kinnie for preiching within the burgh be warrand of same date, 100 li.
Item, be warrand daitit the 2d of December 1661 for timber furrnished to James Louk as a pairt of the monye the toune was awand of the brunt monye quhairof the compter is to give a dischearge, 120 li.
Item, be warrand daitit the 8th of Merche, to the burrowes agent for the advocatis herring and wtheris, 548 li. 4s. 6d.
Item, be warrand of 22 Merche, to John Young, the tounes agent, quhilk he had deburst in the tounes affaires, 63 li. 14s.
Item, to James Cors, mathematitiane, and wthers, be warrand the 26 of May, 60 li.
Item, be warrand the last of Maij to William Boyd for his repairing of Bogilles well, 100 li.
Item, be warrand of the same dait to Charles Pollok, Robert Corbet and wther poor people, 63 li. 14s.
Item, be warrand the xiiij Junii 1662 to James Colhoun for making and laying the pypc of leid in Bogillis well, 102 li. 8d.
Item, to James Colhoune for making the lock to Bogilles well and furnishing leid thereto, be warrand of 28 June, 42 li. 12s. 6d.
Item, deburst to Mr. Niniane Paterson for preaching in toune, be warrand daitit the 7th of Julij, 29 li.
Item, to Alexander Cowane to help to build his hous be warrand the 12, of July, 10 li.
Item, to divers poor folkis for ther supplie be warrand of same dait, 48 li. 8s.
Item, be warrand on the 15 of September for compleiting the pryce of the 40 partizens that were made, 124 li. 9s. 10d.

Fallowes the sowmes of monye deburst be the compter wpon dischearges.

In primis, to Mr. Hugh Blair be his twa dischearges conteined in the buik, 720 li. 12s.
Item, to Mr. Donald Cargill, minister at the Barronie Kirk, as in pairt of his steipand in anno 1661, conforme to his discherge in the buik, 433 li. 6s 8d.
Item, to Mr. John Carstairis be his twa dischearges, ane quhairof is in the buik, 730 li.
Item, Mr. Ralph Rodger be his twa discherges in the compt buik, 980 li.
Item, to Mr. Francis Kinkaid for his fiall and hous maill, conform to his dischearges in the buik, 306 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, to Mr. Johne Andersoune be his twa dischearges in the book, 133 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, to Mr. John Winzet be his twa discherges conteined therintill, 100 li.
Item, to the colledge collectour for the few dewtie of the troane and wtheris dewties for the yearis 1660 and 1661 conform to his dischearge, 142 li.
Item, to the bishops collectour for the tounes fourth pairt of the few dewtie of the lands of Gorballis for the cropt 1661, 15 li. 10s.
Item, to Andrew Purdoune for his fiell the said yeir be his twa discheargis, 124 li.
Item, to Mathew Colhoune for his fiell in attending the Hie Kirk be his twa discherges, 120 li.
Item, to Robert Sanderis be his twa dischearges for his fiell the said yeir, 40 li.
Item, to James Frank for his fiell the said year, 66 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, to Evir M'Neill for his fiell the said year, 66 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, to Charles M'Claine for his fiell the said year, 26 li. 13s. 4d.

Fallowes ane compt what the compter deburst for the tounes fiall.

In the first to the provest, 40 li.
To the thrie baillies, 60 li.
Item to the compter, 15 li.
Item to the water baillie, 10 li.
To the clerk, 15 li.
To the master of wark, 15 li.
To the procurator fiscall, 10 li.
To the twa drummeris ilk ane of them 20 merkis inde, 26 li. 13s. 4d.
Summa of the haill dischearge is Scots monye. 15,386 li. 17s. 6d.

Footnotes

1 This account is printed in full.
1 The whole of the charge of this account is printed.