Charters and Documents Relating To the City of Glasgow 1175-1649 Part 2. Originally published by Scottish Burgh Records Society, Glasgow, 1894.
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LXVIII. Letters by King James VI. in terms similar to No. LXVI. Stirling, 27 July 1578.
Rex. We, vnderstanding that diuers of the inhabitantis of the citie of Glasgw ar sindrie tymes charget and trublit to compeir and pas vpoun assissis and inqueistis in duiers actiouns and caussis in placis far distant from the said citie to their large expenssis and hinder of thair lefull besines, thairfore and for certane vtheris ressonabill caussis and consideratiouns moving ws, be the tennour heirof exemis, [etc., in terms similar to No. LXVI.] Gevin under our signet and subscriuit with our hand at our castell of Striuiling the xxvij day of Julij, and of oure regnne the allevint yeir, 1578.
(L.S.) James R.