Extracts from the accounts
1650-59

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1881

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517-542

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'Extracts from the accounts: 1650-59', Extracts from the Records of the Burgh of Glasgow vol. 2: 1630-1662 (1881), pp. 517-542. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=47754 Date accessed: 20 October 2014.


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22 July 1650.

The said day, Johne Jonstoune gave in ane compt of the haill sowmes of money he receavit fra Robert Mak for the vse of the manufactorie, extending to three thowsand three hundrethe three scoir pundis; as also of his debursings therof from the 13 of Apryle last by past to this day, quhilk was all red and allowit and is as fallowes:—

Imprimis, givin to John Corse for his rideing to Hadingtoun, sax dayes, vj li.
Mair, for twa horse to Hadingtoun, and Simon, xv li. vjs. viijd.
Item, to the said Simon for ane paire of grit kaimes for mixing, v li. xs.
Mair, to James Selkrig for sax grit sawine daillis at 24s. the peice and for 5 vther at 15s. the peice, xj li. iiijs.
Mair, for drawing of them to the hous, vs.
Mair, to Patrik Roxburgh for caryeing a lettre to John Cors, viijs.
Item, to Johne Reid, wreicht, for nyne dayes wark to the hous at 15s. per diem, vj li. xvs.
Item, to Walter Colquhoun for 8 dayes wark to the hous at 6s. per diem, ij li. viijs.
Item, givin in drink to the workmen, xviijs.
Item, spent with Johne Corse and Simon, xiiijs.
Item, spent with them, xiijs. viijd.
Item, for the deine of gild and Thomas Scot, payit in Thomas Campbells hous that day they went out to see the ground, j li. xijs.
Mair, at another tyme, ijs. viijd.
Item, to Robert Johnstoun, hemmerman, for wark to the hous, xij li. ijs.
Item, spent in aill quhen Balyie Hoome and vthers went out to visie the work, iiijs. viijd.
Mair, givin to the mylne wrycht for twyse comeing to see it, iij li.
Item, spent with Johne Corse quhen he vnderteuk the building of the waik mylne, j li. 12s.
Item, to the said Johne for the coming to see the ground of the said mylne 4 or 5 tymes, vj li. xiijs. iiijd.
Item, to John Corse in pairt payment of the making of the wheillis and loomes, lxxx li.
Item, to James Hew in earles of wining of staines to the mylne, xijs.
Mair, for meit and drink to the saidis John Corse, James Hew, and Simon Pichergill, for sichting the ground of the mylne and setting the same in cast, ls.
Item, to Robert Smyth for a lok and naillis to the hous, vj li. vs.
Item, to Robert Bartoun in erlis quhen he vndertook the leiding of the staines, xijs.
Mair, spent with him and vtheris quha war with him, xvs.
Item, givin to the said Robert Bartoun in pairt payment of the leiding of the staines, jc li.
Item, givin to James Pestoune in drinkmoney quhen he came to Simon to enter to the work, xviijs.
Item, givin to William Browne, wifar, quhen he enterit to the said work to help to indenter him thair quhill the work was maid ready for him, iij li.
Item, to the karters for drawing 5 grit treis to the hous, ls.
Item, givin to the said James Hew in pairt payment of his task, jc xxxiij li vjs. viijd.
Item, givin to the walker that came to be hyred to the mylne, in drink money, xxxs.
Mair, givin for a pund of twine to the wheillis, vijs.
Item, givin for 100 laid of lyme at ijs. the laid, liiij li.
Mair, for aill at the aggreement with him, vjs. viijd.
Item, to James Blair for twa choyset daillis for the luime, xxxs.
Item, for a karter for drawing of sax treis to the mylne, xxiiijs.
Item, givine to Johne Binnie of Meyboll for ane hundrethe fiftie scoir staine of wooll at 12 li. 10s. 4d. the staine, jm ixc xxxiiij li.
Item, debursit for drink at laying the ground staine at the mylne, xxviijs.
Item, to twa burrowmen for beiring staines fyve dayes over the water, iiij li.
Item, givine to a kairter for drawing necessars to the work, vjs.
Mair, givin for twa horse to Air to by the woole, v li. viijs.
Item, for the comptars and the said Simon charges to Air foure dayes at the buying therof, xiiij li. xs.
Given to 2 borrowmen for beiring staines 6 dayes, v li. ijs.
Item, givin to vther 2 borrowmen, 6 dayes, iiij li. xvjs.
Item, to William Mitchell and James Scot for four scor laidis of sand, x li.
Item, givin for caiseing 300 daillis and the trees at the mylne, iij li.
Item, to Johne Corse in his first pairt payment of building of the mylne, iijc li.
Item, to ane karter for drawing 81 treis to the mylne at 4s. the peice, xvj li. 4s.
Item, to ane karter for leiding daillis to the manufactorie hous, xls.
Item, to a karter for drawing twa grit treis therto, xijs.
Item, to James Cokart for 54 ellis of harding at vs. 4d. the ell for the vse of paksheitis to the woole, xvj li. xs.
Item, to caryeris for convoyeing ii pak of woole from Air to Glasgow, xxxiiij li. vjs.
Item, for 30 ellis of harden in Air, x li.
Item, to Robert Johnston, hemmerman, by his compt givin in for furneising loomes with iron work, xix li. xiiijs. viijd.
Item, to James Cokar for 3 schooles, xls.
Item, sent to Holland with Charles Gray for buying commoditeis to the work, jc liij li. xvjs.
Item, for the capper carying to the hous, xl s.
Item, to James Hew in pairt payment of the cutting of the craig, xxvij li.
Item, to James Elphistoune for glase to the house, iiij li. xs.
Mair, for drawing of (blank), iiijs.
Item, to 4 borrowmen fyve dayes at the water beiring staines, viij li. vs.
Item, to James Hew for the second pairt payment of the cutting of the craig, xxvj li. xiijs. 4d.
Item, to Cuthbert Greg in the first pairt payment for dressing the cappers, ix li.
Item, for 4 borrowmen for sax dayes work, ix li. xviijs.
Item, givine out in charges at Hammelton wood sax men 3 dayes, xviij li. 3s. 4d.
Item, for twa horse hyre to the wood, ij li. viijs.
Item, to Johne Corse in the second pairt of payment of his task, xxiiij li.
Summa of the haill former compt is 3139 pundis 15s. 8d. sua restis 220 pundis 4s. 4d.
Memorandum. Thair is restand farder in the comptaris hand whiche was the pryce of twa stone of wooll that Edward Robesone gatt from him.

From Michaelmas 1649 to Michaelmas 1650.

CHARGE.
Item, he chairges himselfe with the dewtie of alewin salmont cobillis that was on the water this last yeir, conform to ten mark the peice, extending to lxxiij li. vjs. viijd.
Item, fra Thomas Steine, for the tak dewtie of his teynds the crope 1648, xxij li. xs.
Item, receavit be him for the teynds of his landis the crope forsaid, lvj li. 5s.
Item, receavit be him fra Georg Buchannan for the teyndis of the landis of Calmron the said yeir, xxv li.
Item, fra Johne Conynghame of Conochrae for the teynd of his lands the said crope, x li.
Item, for the landis of Gartocharrans the said crope, xx li.
Item, receavit fra James Leckie for the teynds of his landis, xx li.
DISCHAIRGE.
Item, deburst to Coline Campbell for timber to the Hie Kirk, conform to his warrand, iijc lxxxviij li.
Item, to William Yair for wryting the magistratis commissiones, furneising wax and parchment therto, xiij li. vjs. viijd.
Item, debursit to Mr. Patrik Gillespie quhilk he debursit for obteining the decreit of allocatioun befor the hie commission and for his awin chairges, lxxxv li.
Item, debursit to Gabrell Conynghame, conforme to his warrand of the same dait, in satisfactioun of his silver plait and lent money or quhat ellis is awin to him be the towne, quhilk he acknowledgit judiciallie to hawe receavit, vjc li.
Item, debursit to ane Grecian doctour, jc li.
Item, to Cuthbert Campbell for his attendence in Edinburgh anent Mr. James Durhames transportatioune, xxx li.
Item, debursit to James Clark, scoolemaster, for causes knowne to the towne, extending to xl li.
Item, to James Stirling for half ane yeirs enterteinment of ane Robert Cawstoune, student, conform to his warrand the first of Februer 1650, extending to xlviij li.
Item, to the master of work, conforme to ane warrand, quhilk he debursit to the wrightis, in compleit payment of twa hundrethe and fourtie merkis for making the ports, the west gavill doir of the Hie Kirk, and the doir of the ministers buriall place, daitit the 23 of February 1650, 93 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, debursit to Mathow Lin as being the townes pairt in bying in the minister of Govanes manse, xiiij li. vs.
Item, to Mr. James Durhame and Piter Johnstoun, for thair being in Sainct Androis in seiking Mr. Robert Blair to the colledge, conform to the warrand of the dait the 22 of June the said yeir, lx li. iiijs. vjd.
Item, debursit to the maister of work, quhilk he debursit for airmes, conforme to the warrand the 20 of July 1650, extending to iijc ij li. xiiijs.
Item, to Niniane Gilhagie for his chairges in goeing to Cowpar in attending of the burrows, lxvij li.
Item, to James Leis for furneising coallis to the beacone, viij li. ixs.

Fallowes the sowmes of money debursit be the comptar vpon dischairges.

In the first, to Mr. Robert Ramsay in compleit payment of his stipend the yeir 1649, the rest therof being payed be Robert Mak, ijc li.
Item, to Mr. James Durhame for his stipend and house maill the termis of Mertimes 1649 and Whitsounday 1650, jm lxxx li.
Item, to Mr. Patrik Gillespie, conform to twa severall dischairges for his stipend and house maill, jm lxxx li.
Item, to Mr. George Young for his stipend and hous maill the yeir 1649, conforme to his twa dischairges, jm lxxx li.
Item, to Mr. Hew Blair for his stipend and house maill the said yeir, jm lxxx li.
Item, to Mr. Zacharias Boyd in compleit payment of his stipend the yeir 1648, iijc xxxiij li. vjs. viijd.
Item, to Mr. David Will, late scoolemaster of the grammer scoole, for his serveice ther fra the first of August 1649 to the first of November therefter, lxvi li. xiijs. iiijd.
Item, to Mr. Francis Kinkaid, present master of the said scoole, for his house maill and half of his years fiall, conform to his twa dischairges, jc lxxiij li. vjs. viijd.
Item, to Mr. Johne Andirsoune, ane of the doctouris of the said scoole, conforme to his twa dischairges, for his service fra Lambes 1649 to Lambes 1650, jc xxxiij li. vjs. 8d.
Item, to Mr. Robert Speir, the vther doctour, conform to twa dischairges, lxvj li. xiijs. iiijd.
Item, to James Andersoune, balyie of Gorballis, quhik he debursit for the townes pairt of some outreikis for the saidis landis, jc xxxiij li. vjs. viijd.
Item, farder he exoners himselfe of the sowme fallowing, debursit be him at command of the magistrats for the outreiking of the fiftie sojouris the towne put first out this same yeir, extending to jm vc l li.
Item, the comptar aught to be discharget of the sowme fallowing, debursit be him to Mr. Patrik Gillespie for the bygane teyndis of Drymen, preceiding the crope 1648, quhairof the towne hes receavit a pairt and is to receave the rest, extending to vjc xx li.

28 December 1650.

The said day, Alexander Maxwell maid compt of his intromissioun with the haill moneys intrusted to his charge for collecting the old and late mentinance, outreik, excyse money, and vtheris, contenit therintill, quhairof charge and discharge fallowis, and first the chairge:—

In the first, he chairges himself with the sowme fallowing receaved be him of excyse money for merchand guidis fra the particular persounes conteaneit in the roll, 776 li.
Item, receavit of excyse money since syne fra Robert Allane, 36 li.
Item, of old mentinance, dew be the townesmen, conteinit in the first paper, 436 li.
Item, of the same mentinance, in the second paper, 211 li. 12s. 2d.
In the quhilk last paper thair is set downe of non payments of the old mentinance that he hes receavit sen syne in ane new paper, 37 li. 5s. 10d.
Item, he charges himself with the recept of mentenance dew be outtintownsmen preceiding the first of June 1649, be his first paper, 1067 li. 6s.
Item, by his second paper, of that same mentinance, 1220 li. 6s.

Memorandum. In this second paper is conteanit the not payments of that mentinance preceiding Witsounday 1649, not being as yet compted for.

Item, receavit be him of old outreik money, conforme to ane compt beiring the particulars, 121 li. 16s.
Item, he chairges himself with the townes mentinance of June, Julij and August 1649, extending to 3402 li. ls. 4d.

James Bellis compt and the rest of the outreikis includit.

Item, the said Alexander chairges himselfe with the nixt stent collectit be him for thrie moneths mentinance and Lampsounes money joyned thairvnto, extending to 5180 li. 5d.
Item, he chairges himselfe with the landwartmens mentinance since Julij 1649, conform to his compt, 459 li. 12s.
Item, with landwartmens outreikis, 351 li. 17s.
Summa of the chairge is £13,299 13s. 6d.
DISCHARGE.
In the first, the comptar discharges himselfe with the sowme fallowing debursit be him vpon the 18 day of Julij 1649 to Archibald Campbell conform to the baillees warrand, 500 li.
Item, debursit be him vpon the penult day of the said moneth, conform to the warrand, 82 li.
Item, debursit be him vpon the 21 of August 1649 to Hendrie Crystie, conform to the baillees warrand, 100 li.
Item, debursit be him vpon the 21 of September, the said yeir, to Dugald Campbell of Innerall, conforme to Thomas Allane, balyie, his warrand, 500 li.
Item, debursit vpon the 21 of October 1649 to Robert Mak, conforme to his not of recept, 140 li.
Item, debursit vpon the 22 of November the said yeir, conforme to his nott of recept, 360 li.
Item, vpon the 21 of December the said yeir, to Cuthbert Campbell, conforme to his nott of recept, 960 li.
Item, vpon the second of Februar 1650, to Cuthbert Campbell, conform to his not of recept, 540 li.
Item, givine out be the comptar to Mr. Johne Spreule, 266 li. 13s. 4d.

Quhairof the thesaurer acknowledgis himself to be awind thairof 239 li. 12s. 8d. and the said Mr. John hes compted for 27 li. 8d. that is restand thairof.

Item, debursit to Gabrell Conynghame and James Bischope, officers, conforme to the proveistis ordouris, 5 li.
Item, to John Donald, messenger, for charging the fleshours for thair excyse, 2 li.
Mair, debursit be him at twa severall tymes for charging the merchantis for excyse, 6 li.
Item, debursit to Robert Mak, conforme to his receptis and for quhich he hes compted, 1328 li. 10s. 8d.
Item, debursit be him to the dein of gild and deikin conveaner, quhilk they deburst to Thomas Inglis, thesaurer, quha hes compted therfor, 1080 li.
Item, debursit to William Home, by a recept for quhich he is to compt, 40 li.
Item, debursit for quarterings the tyme that Ker and Greinheidis regimentis lay in the town, 901 li. 8s. 8d.
Item, of non paymentis in the stent roll of June, Julij and August, 1649, quhairof thair is 227 li. of the poore and 68 li. 13s. 4d. in a paper apart, inde, 295 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, of non payments of Lampsounes money be the roll, 801 li.
Item, farder debursit for sojouris quarters be ordouris, 88 li.
Item, debursit for sojors and vther particulars in ane vther paper, 351 li. 16s. 8d.
Summa of the haill dischairge is £12,210 5s. 4d.; restis £1089 8s. 2d.; quhairof allowit to Alexander for his paynes £400; swa restis &d;689 8s. 2d.; quhairof debursit to James Elphistoun for the manufactorie £100; to Thomas Campbell for wound it sojouris 60 li.; for old quartering, conform to the proveists ordour, 84 li. 15s. 8d.; swa rests £444 12s. 6d.; quhich he is appoynted to give to Robert Mak, and he to be charget thairwith. Quhilk becaus Robert Mak refuses to medle with, therfor Alexander himself is to compt therfor to the toun.

Account of Patrik Bryce, late treasurer. Reported 25 September 1652.

CHARGE.
Item, for that quhilk did rest of the teyndis, 253 li. 4s. 8d.
DISCHARGE.
In the first, debursit to severall poore people of chiritie, and to dyveris vtheris persounes, conforme to severall warrands producet be him, ijc xlv li.
Item, to Mr. James Ramsay in pairt payment of his vmquhill fathers stipend, ijc lxvj li. xiijs. 4d.
Item, to Mr. Hew Blaire in pairt payment of his stipend, by discharge, ijc lxvj li. xiijs. iiijd.
Item, to Mr. Patrik Gillespie, by discharge, in pairt payment of his stipend, vc vj li. xiijs. iiijd.
Item, to Mr. Johne Carstairs, by discharge, to acompt, vjc li.
Item, to Mr. George Young, by dischairge, vjc li.
Item, to Mr. James Durham to a compt, conform to a discharge on William Robinsones handis conteining moir moneys, ijc lxvj li. xiijs. 4d.
Item, to Mr. Zacharias Boyd, by discharge, for ane yeiris annualrent of 2000 li. fra Mertimes 1650 to Mertimes 1651, jc xx li.

Note.—See account printed antea, pp. 256–8.

Account of Gabriell Corbett, treasurer, from 10 April 1652. Reported 9 April 1653.

Item, he chargis himself with the soume fallowing quhilk he receavit for the teyndis of the landis of the toune mylne posest be Johne Gordoune, the last croppe, extending to xxvj li. xiijs. iiijd.
Item, he chargis himself with the soume fallowing, quhilk he receavit in hand for the teynd of the aikers about the toune quhen the samyne wes sett vpon the 23 of July last, extending to viijc xxxiij li. 6s. 8d.
Item, he chargis himself with the half of the price of the teyndis of the Gorballis sett also at that tyme, extending to vijc lxvj li. 13s. 4d.
Item, with the halfe dewtie of the teyndis of Kelvinhaugh sett also then, extending to lxxxj li. vjs. 8d.
DISCHARGE.
Item, depursit to Wm. Hamiltounes wife, for the townes dinner quhen the commoun goodis were ropit, 128 li. 13s.
Item, depursit to the water baillie for redding of the water of the stobbis, 20 li. 8s.
Item, depursit to John Hall, chirurgian, for the curing of severall poore folkis of the toune, being imployit be the magistratis and counsell, conforme to the warrand the 3 of July 1652, 20 li.
Item, to William Cliddisdaill for cureing a woman that was hurt at the fyre, 5 li. 10s.
Item, depursit to Sir Robert Dowglas in part payment of the landis of the Gorballis, conforme to the warrand the 17 of July 1652, 2336 li.
Item, depursit to James Pollok for his chargis in goeing to Aire to Generall Majour Deane for getting ane ease of the toune, quhilk he did, conforme to the warrand the 13 of August 1652, 13 li. 3s.
Item, to John Neill for ane meikle paper booke whilk was imployit to be made for the vse of the manufactorie, 6 li. 10s.
Mair, to John Hall for cureing a woman wha was hurt be a sojour, 30 li.
Item, to Marie Scharpe for the price of four barrellis of beir shoe furnishit to people the tyme of the fyre, warrand daitit the 14 of September, 48 li.
Item, to James Elphingstoune for glase windows to the kirke that wes restand awand to him, 62 li. 2s. 6d.
Item, given to ane Inglishe woman and hir children of charitie, 9 li.
Item, to James Wood of charitie, 6 li. 13s. 4d.

Fallowes the soumes of money depursit be the comptar vpon dischargis.

In the first, to Mr. Patricke Gilespie in part of payment that was fund restand awand him for his stipend at Whitsonday 1652, 333 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, to Mr. Hew Blair, conforme to twa dischargis, in part payment of his bygane stipendis, 666 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, to Mr. George Young, in part payment of his stipend, 333 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, to Mr. Zacharie Boyd in part of payment, 333 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, to Mr. John Carstaires in part payment of his stipend, 333 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, depursit to the relict of Mr. Robert Ramsay, to ane compt be the fermouris and is allouit be me to them, and is in part payment of the quhilk is awand to hir, 333 li. 6s. 8d.

From Michaelmes 1652 to 22 October 1653.

CHARGE.
Mair, receavit from William Reid quhilk was gottine fre Michaell Blair for the teynd fish, to ane compt, 40 li.
Mair, from Wm. Reid quhilk was gottine fre James Ker in Keppoch, 66 li. 13s. 9d.
DISCHARGE.
Depursit for herring sent to the tounes advocatis and vtheris and for half barrellis, 73 li. 19s.
Item, to George Browne for his chargis in goeing to Innereray, be warrand daitit the 15 of Januar 1653, 25 li.
Item, to John Hall for cureing ane poor woman, 13 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, to David Pollok of charitie, for some wrang he susteanit in some horses borrowit fre him be the magistratis, 13 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, to vmquhill Robert Gray sone to help to put him to ane craft, 8 li.
Item, to Jonet Geddes of charitie for hirself and hir 5 bairnes, 40 li.
Item, to Mr. Hew Young for his service in the kirke, be warrand daitit the 14 of May, 20 li.
Depursit to sundrie persones for thair losses susteanit in quarterings, 37 li. 14s.
Item, to Jonet Reid for the tounes dinner, 99 li.
To certane persounes for transporting of bagage, 21 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, to James Bell for his charges at the conventioun of borrows with 2 dollouris given to burie James Mader, 65 li. 19s. 4d.
Item, to George Alexander and Issobell Gillies, of charitie, 12 li. 18s.
To George Kincaid for denunceing diverse persounes in Drumen, 4 li.
Item, to John Corse in compleit payment of 400 merkis for building the kill at the new mylne of Partick, 200 li.
To James Watsone for ringing the dean of gildis bell, 2 li. 18s.
Item, to ane poore woman in chyld bed, 14 li. 10s.

Fallowis the sowmes of money depursit be the comptar wpon dischargis.

In the first, depursit to Mr. George Young in part payment of his stipend, conforme to his discharge dated the 17 of December 1652, 266 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, farder depursit to the said Mr. George Young in compleit payment of his haill stipend and all that he can crave of the toune either be localitie or vther-wayes for the tearme of Whitsonday 1653 and preceiding, 900 li.
Item, depursit to Mr. Hew Blair, conforme to his warrand and discharge, and that in compleit payment of his stipend for the tearme of Whitsonday 1652 and all yeires preceiding, 353 li. 18s.
Item, depursit to Mr. Patrick Gilespie conforme to his discharge, in compleit payment of his stipend for the tearme of Whitsonday and all tearmes preceiding, 403 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, depursit to him for the price of ane chalder and ane half of victuall he wantis of his localitie and quhilk compleitis him his haill bygane stipend for the tearme of Mertimes last, 150 li.
Item, depursit to Mr. John Carstarres in part payment of his stipend 1652, 333 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, mair depursit to him for the price of ane chalder and a half of victuall he wantis of his localitie the crope 1652 yeiris, 150 li.
Item, depursit be twa discharges to vmquhill Mr. Robert Ramsays wyfe and hir sone, 466 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, depursit to the Colledge collectour 140 li., quhilk with 100 li. receavit befoir be Mr. Robert Bailyie, compleitis the full payment of the price of 24 bollis teynd victuall adebtit to the colledge yeirlie furth of the landis of Gorballis, for the cropes 1650 and 1651, 140 li.

From 23 October 1653 to 18 September1654.

CHARGE.
In the first, receavit be him fra William Reid as a pairt of the teynd tack dewtie and the cesse of landwart mens landis, conforme to the act daitit the 19 day of November last, 267 li. 19s. 8d.
Item, receavit be him fra the laird of Gaitgirthe for the tounes charges in obteining ane decreit against the Earle of Lowdoune and him, conform to the act daitit the 28 of the said monethe, 40 li.
Item, receavit be him fra the deikin conveaner as being a pairt of the moneyis obleist to be payit to the craftis for the lands of Gorballis, be the act daitit the 24 of December last, 333 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, receavit for the first half yeirs teynd tak dewtie of the fische conform to the act the xj of August, 30 li.
Item, for the first half of the teynds of the aickeris about the towne, conform to the act the 14 of August last, 366 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, from Johne Gordoune for the teynd of his lands the yeir 1654, 12 li.
Item, receavit from William Reid as a pairt of the teynd tak dewtie the yeir 1652, 25 li. 10s.
Item, mair receavit fra the said William Reid, in pairt payment of the teynd tak dewtie the yeir 1653, 100 li.
Item, ŕeceavit for the teynd fische mair nor the comptar compted for of befoir, 86 li.
Item, fra Robert Blair to ane compt of the teynds of Drymen, 488 li.
DISCHARGE.
Item, debursit to Charles M'Claine for coall and candill to the guards and vther particulars, 60 li. 15s. 8d.
Item, to Patrik Wilsoune, beddell in the Hie Kirk, and James Miller, of chiritie, 12 li. 12s.
Item, to Mr. Hew Young for his service in the Laiche Kirk, 20 li.
Item, to Charles M'Claine for furneisching coall and candle to the guardis, conform to the compt and act daitit the 19 day of November, 39 li.
Item, to ane honest man and his wyfe, be warrand daitit the 26 of November for the caussis therin conteanit, 66 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, debursit for severall horses direct out with bagage and otherwayes, 50 li. 12s.
Item, to David Stewart quhilk he payed out for the maill of ane house to put the poore folkis in that wer in St. Nicolas Hospitall, quher the guards wer keipit therin, 4 li.
Item, to ane wyfe for cleinging the casie, 2 li. 18s.
Item, to William Pollok, stabler, for loseing of ane horse, being imployed be the magistratis, 16 li.
Item, to Johne Bornes, younger, for daillis to the house at the crose, 24 li.
Item, to the executores of vmquhill Mr. Zacharias Boyd to helpe to mak vpe a mair sowme be warrand daitit the 17 of December, 171 li.
Item, to Mr. Hew Blair, minister, in compleit payment of his stipend for the Whytsonday terme 1652 be warrand daitit the 24 of December, 666 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, debursit for horses that went to Aire, 23 li. 2s.
Item, to Johne Weir, Thomas Dobbie and Johne Stark, for the horses goeing to Lanerik, 5 li. 8s.
Item, to Johne Ritchie to helpe to buy ane horse, 30 li.
Item, debursit to severall travillouris for thair horses in carieing away bagage, 46 li. 18s.
Item, to twa weemen that clengit the tolbooth, 5 li. 16s.
Item, to these wha furneist horses to the Inglische, 25 li. 11s. 4d.
Item, for bagage horse, 24 li.
Item, to James Watsone, beddell, and to the weemen wha dights the tolboothe 5 li. 16s.
Item, to Johne Rae, mariner, and Issobell Linners, of chiritie, 17 li. 8s.
Item, debursit be compt and warrand on the 15 of Apryle for severall work done about the castell, 72 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, debursit to helpe to buy a suit of cloathes to the officer in Gorballis, 13 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, to Arthour Leis for a horse of his that was brusted, 30 li.
Item, to Johne Wilsoune of chiritie, callit deid Johne, and to James Lindsay and Johne Grier, officers, be warrand (13 May), 11 li.
Item, (17 June) to Archibald Maxwell for the skeathe of ane horse he sustenit quhilk was sent out be the magistrats, 50 li.
Mair, on the 24 of June, to the fermourers of the mylnes to serve sufficientlie the towne the tyme of the repairing the townes new myln in Partik, 100 li.
Item, (22 July) to Mr. Johne Carstairs for compleiting his haill stipend the terme of Witsonday last, conforme to his discharge in the book, 580 li.
Item, debursit to James Bell and Johne Hall for charges and vthers the tyme they wer at the conventioun of burrowes, be warrand the 5 of August, 218 li. 10s.
Mair, to the drummer to buy ane stand of cloathes, 20 li.
Item, to ane honest seik man, 20 li.

From Michaelmas 1654 to Michaelmas 1655.

CHARGE.
Item, with the last half yeiris dewtie of the tynd fische, as the samyn was sett the x of August 1654, extending to 30 li.
Item, receavit be him fra Robert Blair on the thrid of Februar 1655 as a pairt of Drymen tyndis to a compt, 192 li.
Item, farder receavit be him on the nynt of Merche 1655, fra the said Robert Blair, in pairt payment of the tyndis of Drymen, to ane coumpt, 133 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, (30 April 1655) the foirsaid Johne Ker receavit fra the foirsaid William Ride as a pairt of the tynd tak dewteis 1655 includent fyve merkis for Flymingtowne, 42 li. 10s.
Item, receavit be the said John Ker fra the fewars of the Gorballis quhilk they payed out of ther collectiones of the malt for winning of the coall in Gorballs, 666 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, the said John Ker receavit fra the takismen of the tyndis of the Gorballs the last terms payment therof the crope 1654 as the samyn was sett the fourtein of August the said yeir, 316 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, receavit be him fra Donald M'Callum for the first half of that quhilk was promeist for the tynd fische when the samyn was rooppit at Lames 1655, 30 li.
Item, receavit fra Johne Andersone that was restan in his handis of localitie money. conforme to the counsells ordour (4 August), 829 li. 4s.
Item, receavit be him fra Adam Ritchie of localitie money on the aughtein day of August 1655, 348 li. 5s. 9d.
This day (23 August), the tyndis of the aikers about the towne for this present crope 1655, being sett to Daniell Purdowne for sextein hundreth and ten merkis, quhairof Johne Ker, present thesaurer, receavit the equal half, quhairwith he is to be chargit, 536 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, receavit be him fra James Mudie, quhilk he receavit fra Auchintroqe and his tennentis, in compleit payment of the tyndis of the landis of Gartlaich for the crope 1654 and preceiding, conforme to the agriment made be the magistrats theranent, 53 li. 16s. 8d.
DISCHARGE.
In the first, debursit be him to wha wrought at the wall at the Grayfreir port, conform to the warrand daitit the 4 November 1655, 158 li. 16s. 6d.
Item, to James Selkrig, in pairt payment of the sklaiting of the new mylne, be warrand daittit the ij day of November 1654, 60 li.
Item, for the wark of the wall at the Grayfrier port, be warrand of the samyn dait, 63 li. 17s. 2d.
Item, to Mr. Hew Young for his service in the Laich Kirk, 20 li.
Item, to Johne Bogle for his service in Blackfrier Kirk, 20 li.
Item, debursit for baggage horsses, 11 li. 8s.
Item, to ane of the Inglish quarter maisters, be warrand daitit the 29 of Januar 1655, 36 li.
Item, to Charles M'Clane for his service at the guards, 8 li. 14s.
Item, be the said warrand to Charles M'Clane for furnishing of vivers to the theifis that wer exicut, 20 li.
Item, to Robert Cowane to help to buy clothis to his sons laurriatioun, 40 li.
Item, to James Pollock and William Cumyng for thair chargis and hors hyre in going neir to Edinburgh, and therefter to Rosneth, to meit with the Marqueis of Argyle, 19 li. 8s.
Item, to Robert Forrest for his service in the Blakfrier Kirk the last yeir, 20 li.
Item, for four scoir treis to the Hie Kirk, 586 li. 13s. 4d.

Fallowis the sowmes of money debursit be the compter vpon dischargis:—

In the first, to Mr. James Durum, minister, be the counsells ordour, conforme to his discharge writtin in the buik appoyntit for that effect, and quhilk compleitit to him his full stipand for the Mertimes terme 1654, 480 li.
Item, to Mr. Carstairis be the lyk ordour and discharge, and quhilk compleits to him that quhilk is reteined of him of his localitie the crope 1653, 150 li.
Item to Mr. Francis Kincaid, maister of the Grammer Scoole, for his yeiris stipand, viz., Hallowmes 1654 and May day 1655, 266 li. 13s. 4d.
Mair, for his hous maill, 40 li.
Item, to Mr. John Andersone, ane of the doctours of the said scole, for the terms of Candlmes and Lames 1655, 133 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, to Mr. Hew Young for his fiell the saids termis, 66 li. 13s. 4d.

Michaelmas 1655 to Michaelmas 1656.

CHARGE.
In the first, receavit be him fra Daniel Purdoune for the Martimes termis payment 1655 of the tynd of the aikers about the toune quhilkis war roupit vpone the 23 day of August 1655, extending to 536 li. 13s. 4d
Item, fra Donald M'Callum for the said terms payment of the tynd fisch, 30 li.
Item, receavit be him on the secund of November 1655 fra Williame Reid for the tynd tack dewtie of the landis of Gallowmuiris and vtheris, conteinit in the rentall, quhairof they ar tackis sett, and that for the crope 1654 the soume of 142 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, receavit be him on the twelf of Januar 1656 from one Johne Moresoune in Drymen, for sum bygain tyndis of his landis of Garchill thair, 160 li.
Item, receavit be him on the secund of Februar last fra Johne Grahame, in name of Johne Neisbit, tailyour, in compositioune for the tack of the tyndis of his landis, according to the counsellis ordour, 35 li.
Item, receavit be him, on the 15 day of the said moneth of Februarij, fra Thomas Stein in Finick, tennent for the tynd tak dewtie of thes landis and spittell thairof, the cropis 1653 and 1654, being four bollis half boll victuall ilk year, at 5 pund the boll, inde, 45 li.
Item, receavit be him, vpon the 14 of Junij the said yeir, fra the thrie brethrein Fergisouns, in Gorballis, in name of entres silver for ane yaird, thair, sett in few be the toune to them, 160 li.
Item, receavit be him on the first day of August the said yeir, efter the rouping of the tynd fisch, for the first half yeiris payment thairof, 33 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, receavit be him on the nyntein of the said moneth, efter the rowping of the tynd of the aikers about the toune, for the first termis payment thairof, 456 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, receavit be him fra the afoirsaid Johne Moresoune in Drymen, by and attour the said soume of 160 li. he payit of befoir, for bygain tyndis of the landis of Garchill, for himself and for relief of Robert Blair of Garroch and Johne Parkhill his cautioneris that was awand be band, I say recavit, 80 li.
Item, receavit be him fra Williame Colquhoun in pairt payment of the rent of Gorballis, 710 li.
DISCHARGE.
Item, be warrand of the 20 October 1655, to the beddell of the New Kirk for ringing of the counsell and deane of gilds bell and for vther caussis, 8 li.
Item, to Patrick Wilsoune, beddell of the Hie Kirk (27 October 1655), for his supplie in tyme of his seaknes, 6 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, be warrand (9 February 1656) for hering sent to Edinburgh to the advocatis, 83 li. 2s. 8d.
Item, be warrand daitit the sixtein of Februar 1656, to Walter Neilsoune, James Pollok, and vtheris, quha went eist to Edinburgh about the collonell, 71 li.
Item, debursit, be warrand daitit the 15 of Marche, for help of advancement of the colledge wark fyftie pund starling extending to 600 li.
Item, be warrand daitit the 22 of Marche, to ane freind for doing of ane good turne to the toune, 120 li.
Item, debursit, be warrand daitit the 5th of Apryle, to David Wilsoune for the los of his borne the tyme the gairdis was keepit thairin, 20 li.
Item, be warrand of 10 May, to help to put vmquhill Johne Gemmill, tailyour, his sone, to a craft, 20 li.
Item, be warrand of (9 July) for the dennar was maid in Thomas Campbellis quhen Mr. Robert M'Quard was admittit minister, 45 li. 19s.
Item, be warrand of (12 July) to David Boyd, quhilk he debursit to the beddell of the Laighe Kirk for the gres of the same kirk yaird, and quhilk was thairefter giftit be the toune to Leivtennent Collonell Simons, 11 li.
Item, be warrand daitit the 23d of August for sex hundreth daillis to the Hie Kirk, 360 li.
Item, be warrand of the same dait, to James Colquhoune for his painis tackin in going to Edinburgh to visite the ingyne thair for slockning of fyre, 23 li. 14s.
Item, be warrand of the same dait, to Mr. Johne Andersoune, ane of the doctouris of the Grammer Schole, for twa yeiris fiall he wantit for tacking vpe of the psalmis in the Blackfrier Kirk and this last yeir in the Laigh Kirk, 60 li.
Item, be warrand daitit the penult of August, to severall persounis, to wit, to the clarkis mane of Edinburghe for writing out of the actis of burrowis the toune wantit, 36 li.
Item, to the burrowis agent, 65 li.
Item, to James Leis for the right he made to the toune for the roume above the well at the vennall, be warrand daitit the nynt of Julij, 87 li.

Fallowis the soumis of money debursit be the compter vpone dischargis.

In the first, to Mr. George Young, minister, for compleiting of his steipand and hous maill for the terme of Witsonday 1656 and all termes preceiding, conforme to the discharge containit in the book appoyntit for that effect, 220 li. 12s. 2d.
Item, to Mr. Hew Blair in compleit payment of his stipand and hous maill the foirsaid terme of Witsonday 1656 and preceiding, conforme to his discharge containit in the said book, 220 li. 12s.
Item, to Mr. Johne Carstairis, in compleit payment of his haill steipand and hous maill for the same terme of Witsonday 1656 and all termis preceiding, conforme to his discharge conteinit in the samyn book, 580 li.
Item, to Mr. James Durhame, conforme to his discharge containit in the said book, 453 li. 4s.
Item, to Albert Neisbit in name of the executors of vmquhill Mr. Androw Gray, conforme to the warrand and discharge, 580 li.
Item, to Mr. Donald Cargill, minister at the Barrounie Kirk, in compleit payment of his stipend the crope 1655, conforme to the warrand and his discharge, 826 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, to Mr. Francis Kincaid, maister of the Grammer Schole, for his fiall the termis of Hallowmes 1655 and Witsonday 1656, 266 li. 13s. 4d.
Mair, to him for his hous maill, 40 li.
Item, to Mr. Johne Andersoune, ane of the doctouris of the Grammer Schole, for his fiall the termis of Candilmes and Lambes 1656, conforme to his twa dischargis, 133 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, to Mr. Johne Stewart, the vther doctour therof, for his fiall the saids twa termis, conforme to his twa dischargis, 66 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, to the colledge colectour for the dewtie of the Trone, being 100 merkis, twa merkis and ane half for the meil mercat, four merkis for the Tolbuith, and ane schilling for the manifactorie, conforme to his discharge, extending to 71 li. 1s.
Item, to the said colledge colectour, conforme to his vther discharge for the annual rent of seavin thousand merkis awand be the toune to the colledge, as being money mortified be vmquhill Maisteris Williame Strutheris and Zacherias Boyd, fra Martimes 1654 to Martimes 1655, 280 li.

From Michaelmas 1656 to Michaelmas 1657.

CHARGE.
Item, the [compter charges himself] with that he receavit for inputing of thrughe stones in the kirk yaird, at ten merkis the piece, being all in number 13, extending to 86 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, receavit fra Thomas Blair and his partinaris for the last termis payment of the tyndis of the aikeris about the toune the crope 1656, 456 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, fra the old Leadi Drumikill for the tynd tack dewtie of hir landis the cropes 1653, 1654, 1655, at 18 li. 2s. 6d. per annum, inde, 54 li. 7s. 6d.
Item, receavit be him fra Thomas Stein, in Phinick, for the tynd tack dewtie of his landis and spitell for the crope 1655, 22 li. 10s.
Item, receavit fra Patrick Muray of Brockalerig, in name of the earle of Hartfeild and the laird of Lag, in pairt payment of the tynd tack dewtie of thes landis within the paroschoune of Drysdaill for the crope 1636, 180 li. 9d.
Item, fra James Mudie to compleit four hundreth and fourtie merkis for the saidis tyndis the said yeir, 113 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, receavit fra James Davidsoune for the last termis payment of the tynd tack dewtie of the tynd fische, as the samyn was sett at Lambes 1656, 33 li. 6s. 8d.
Mair, receavit be him fra the said James Davidsoune for the first termis payment of the said tynd fische, as the samyn was roupit and sett at Lambes last, 30 li.
Item, the tyndis of the aikers about the toune being lawfullie roupit vpone the 7th of August last was, they wer tackine be Robert Donaldsoune, merchand, for the soume of nyntein hundreth merkis, quhairof the compter receavit the half in hand, extending to 633 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, the tyndis of the landis of Gorballis being roupit the said day wer tackine be Patrick Bryce, weiver, for 1000 lib. Scottis, and of the half thairof payit in hand the compter receavit, 250 li.
Item, receavit fra William Reid in name of the tynd tack dewtie for the landis of Garingade and Gallowmuirs, Hartisfeild, Skellingsmyre, and for Flymingtoune, for the crop 1656, 145 li. 1s. 8d.
Item, mair receavit be the compter fra the said Williame Reid, now and of befoir in name of the landwardmens cese of the landis within the burghe, for the crope 1656, to ane compt, 266 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, with aught pundis delyverit to him be Johne Gordoune for the teyndis of the landis this last crope 1657, 8 li.
Item, with that he receavit fra the burgesis and gild brether entered the yeir foirsaid, extending to 841 li.
DISCHARGE.
In the first, debursit be the compter for wyne and tickattis for the vse of the communioun, be twa warrandis daitit the 11th of October 1656, 192 li. 2s.
Item, to Alexander Jafra for his guyding of Hutchesounes knok (8th November 1656), 24 li.
Item, debursit to Johne Millar, tailyour, be warrand (22 November 1656) quhilk he debursit in Edinburgh anent Greinockis mater and for his awin charges and horse hyre, 44 li. 18s.
Mair, be warrand of 13th December 1656, for hering sent to Edinburgh to the advocattis and for acquavytie, 81 li. 2s.
Item, be warrand of 27 December 1656 to Johne Millar for his charges and hors hyre in going to Edinburgh about Greinockis mater, 23 li.
Item, to Johne Clark for building the bridge over the Gibbet burne, and for vther wark, conforme to ane warrand daitit the 17 of January 1657, 200 li.
Item, debursit for wyne to the communioune, conform to ane warrand daitit the 11 of Apryle 1657, 150 li.
Item, be warrand the 16 of May 1657, to George Aisdaill in pairt payment of the sklaitis boght for the kirkis, 666 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, to Patrick Wilsoune for the guyding of the Hie Kirk knock, and quhilk is to be deteined of the executoris of the deceist Johne Neill, conforme to ane warrand daitit the 23 of May 1657, 6 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, to James Walsoune, beddell at the Laigh Kirk (30 May 1657), 11 li.
Item, debursit for the houssis at the Laigh Kirk in Trongait to Thomas Pollok and Jonet Neilsoune fra quhom the samyn was boght, be warrand daitit the 20 of June 1657, 560 li.
Item, to David Biscatt for disponeing to the toun his right he had to ane peice grund at the foot of the Stockwall, be warrand of the same dait, 53 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, deburst to Baillie Hall, and quhilk he deburst in Edinburgh anent ane consultatioune concerning the Coledge new signatour, and for his charges thrie dayis and vtheris conteinit in the warrand daitit the ij of Julij, 44 li. 4s.
Item, to the printer for his transportatioune, be warrand daitit the 22d of July, 80 li.
Item, to James Watsoune, beddell at the Laigh Kirk (12 September 1657), 13 li. 6s. 8d.

Fallowis the soumes of money debursit be the compter vpone discharges.

Item, in the first, to Mr. Johne Carstairis for his stipand, conforme to the discharge conteinit in the book, 730 li.
Item, to Mr. James Durhame for his stipand and hous maill, conforme to twa discharges thairon conteinit in the book made for that effect, 942 li.
Item, to Mr. George Young for his stipand and hous maill at Martimes 1656 and Witsonday last, be his discharge conteinit in the book, 720 li. 12s.
Item, Mr. Hew Blair haveing receavit about Martimes (blank), out of the excyse money, in pairt payment of his stipand, fyve hundreth merkis, and the compter haveing payit him twa hundrethe and fyftie merkis at that tyme and at Witsonday last thrie hundreth and threttie merkis 12s., be his discharges conteinit in the book, so all the compter hes payit to him is 387 li. 5s. 4d.
Item, debursit to Mr. Robert M'Quaird, at Witsonday last, conforme to his dischairge conteined in the book, 580 li.
Item, debursit to the minister of the Barounie Kirk, for his steipand the crope 1656, conforme to his discharge, 821 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, to the maister of the Grammer Schole for his fiall and hous maill, be twa discharges, 306 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, to Mr. Johne Andersoune, ane of the doctouris of the said schole, for his fiall conforme to his discharge, 133 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, to Mr. Johne Stewart, ane vther of the doctouris of the said schole, for his feiall, conforme to his discharge, 66 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, to the colledge colectour, for the dewtie of the Trone, being 100 merkis, twa merkis and ane half for the meill mercatt, four merkis for the tolbuith, and ane schilling for the manufactorie, conforme to his discharge, extending to 71 li. 1s. 4d.
Item, receavit be Albert Nisbit, colectour foirsaid, as haveing commissioune fra the executouris of vmquhile Mr. Androw Gray, in compleit payment of his stipand the Martimes terme 1656, conforme to ane decreit evictit thair anent befor the commissar of Glasgow, conforme to ane warrand and discharge, 150 li.
Item, to Margrat Rose for the governours hous maill preceiding Witsonday last, conforme to hir warrand and discharge, 113 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, to Johne Craig for the few dewtie of the peice land at the wackmylne the toune took in few of him fra Witsonday 1656 to Witsonday last, 4 li.
Item, to the deceist Johne Neill be his discharge for his fiall for his guyding of the knockis the terme of Martimes 1656, 50 li.
Item, payit out to William Philpe, saidler, for dresing of aught of the tounes furmes, conforme to the warrand, 14 li.

17 April 1658.

Account given in by the Provost and the Master of Work of certain sums owing by the town's tacksmen at Martimas 1657.

CHARGE.
Item, fra the tacksmen of the tynd of the burrow aikers the crop 1647, 633 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, receavit be the compter fra the laird of Lockerbies man, as ane pairt of the tynd tack dewtie of Drysdaill, 93 li. 17s.
DISCHARGE.
In the first, the compter dischargis himselfe with the sowmes following deburst be him to thais quha sklaited the toofalles of the Hie Kirk, inde, 266 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, to Thomas Dobbie for leading of stones and red to the Drygait brige, 98 li.
Item, to Alexander Jafra for iron wark to the New Kirk in Trongait, 81 li. 12s. 2d.
Item, to theis quha calsait the Drygait brig, 33 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, to William Boyd for bigging the said brig in Drygait, 221 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, to Allan Gairner for scherping of maissoune irones, 21 li. 16s.
Item, to Alexander Eglingtoune for wright wark in the Laich Kirk, 266 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, to Johne Trumble, leading of red fra the Laich Kirk in Trongait, 66 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, for ane suspensioune against Dumbartane, 12 li.
Item, to theis quha keepes the welles in Trongait for ther fiell, 16 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, for macking of new missoures sent to the schipes at Newark for missouring of salt, 19 li. 16s.

Account of Donald M'Gilchrist from his election (3 March) till Michaelmas 1658.

CHARGE.
Item, receavit be him on the sext of March 1658 fra James Moodie, in name of William Naper of Ardmoir, in part payment of ane mair sowme awand be him for the tyndis of Drymen, 266 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, recevvit be him at that same tyme fra the said James Moodie in pairt payment of ane mair sowme awand be Johne Buchanane of Ros for his tyndis in Drymen, 80 li.
Item, receavit be him first and last fra George Baillie for the tynd tak dewtie of Blairnavad and Drymen, 200 li.
Item, farder receavit be the compter on the 6th of June 1658 fra the present provest, Johne Bell, and James Pollok, in name of Williame Naper of Ardmoir, as being ane pairt of the tynd tack dewtie of my lord Napers land in Drymen, 266 li. 13s.4d.
Item, receavit be him wpon the 5th of July the said year, fra Thomas Stein, there, for the tynd tak dewtie of his landis of Phinick and spittell therof the crope 1656, 22 li. 10s.
Item, the tynd fisch being roupit on the secund of August 1658 was sett for ane year for four scoir markis, quhairof the compter receavit the halfe in hand, quhilk is 26 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, the tyndis of the aikers about the toune, being roupit on the 20th of August 1658, war sett for nyne hundreth pundis, quhairof the halfe was payit to the compter, extending to 450 li.
Item, the tyndis of Gorballis, being that same day sett, efter rouping, for seavine hundreth thrie scoir threttin pundis vjs. viijd., quhairof the fourth pairt was payit to the compter in hand as being the tounes halfe, extending to 193 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, receavit be the compter fra James Stirling, for the maill of the housses in Gorballis the tyme that Montrois dwelt thairin, 160 li.
Item, mair receavit be the compter fra Patrick Bryce, weaver, for the tounes pairt of the last termes payment of the tyndis of Gorballis, the haill yeares tynd for the cropt 1657 being sett for 1000 li., I say receavit 250 li.
Item, receavit be the compter fra James Campbell, tailyour, for his burges fyne quhilk should have beine payit quhen Mathow Aikin was thesaurer, I say receavit 100 li.
Item, receavit be the compter of burges fynes since his intromissioune, conforme to the compt therof, 535 li. 6s. 8d.
DISCHARGE.
Item, to Robert Marschell, wrytter, for his paines in the tounes affaires twentie twa pundis xiiijs., and to ane messenger sent out be the counsell of estait to summond Dumbartane twentie thrie pundis iiijs., be warrand daitit the 15th day of Maij 1658, extending in haill to 45 li. 18s.
Item, to the man who carved the tounes armes wpon ane broad and giftit the samyne, be warrand of 22 May 1658 34 li. 16s.
Item, to Alexander Eglingtoune for his work wrought in the Laigh Kirk (5 June 1658), 240 li.
Item, to Johne Clark, measoune, in pairt payment of the sowme he should have for building of the dyck about the north side of the Blackfrier Kirk (7th June1658), 100 li.
Item, deburst to help to mend the calsay in Gorballis (28 August 1658), 37 li.
Item, deburst be the compter for ane new sealled furlott, peck, halfe peck, and fourth pairt, quhilkis wer brought from Linlithgow (11th September1658), 41 li. 6s. 8d.

Fallowes the compt of the sowmes of money deburst be the compter wpon discharges.

In the first, to Mr. Heugh Blair be his twa discharges conteined in the book for his service in the ministrie, by and besyd his localitie, and that fra Witsonday 1657 to Witsonday 1658, 720 li. 12s. 2d.
Item, to Mr. George Young, minister, for the lyk be his twa discharges, 720 li. 12s. 2d.
Item, to Mr. James Durhame for his stipend, conforme to his discharge for his service in the ministrie conforme therto, 888 li. 16s. 8d.
Item, to Mr. Robert M'Quair, be his dischairge by and besyd his localitie, 730 li.
Item, to the minister of Goveane for thrie chalderis victwall, quhairof 40 bollis bear and 8 bollis meill, conform to the commissars fier, awand out of the Gorballis to him for the cropt 1657 as ane pairt of his steipand, 229 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, to John Scot and Johne Aikin for there fiel in attending the twa new wellis fra Mertimes 1657 to Witsonday last, 24 li.
Item, to the Ladie Galstoune for the annual rent of 2600 markis by and be way of wadsett on the landis of Gorballis, fra Witsonday 1657 to Witsonday 1658, 104 li.
Item, the compter borrowit for the tounes wse at Candlemes 1658, to helpe to pay the ministers stipendis, fra ane honest man, 2000 li., quhairof the annual rent fra the said terme to Candlemes 1659, extendis to 120 li.

From Michaelmas 1658 to Michaelmas 1659.

CHARGE.
Item, he charges himself with the secund termes payment of the tynds of the lands of Gorballs 1658, 193 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, with the samyne termes payment of the tynds of the aikers about the toune, quhilk is 450 li.
Item, the compter chairges himself with what he receavit frae James Moodie and Johne Donnald, messengers, to ane compt, as ane pairt of the tynds of Drymen for the cropes 1656 and 1657, extending to 400 li.
Item, the thesaurer chairgis himself with eight punds he receavit from Johne Buchannane in Balfinnik, Douglas, in reddie monye, and ane band for fourtie twa punds to be pay it at Mertimes 1659 and compleits the tynd tak dewtie of his lands the cropes and yeares of God 1651, 1652, 1653, and 1654, extending in haill to 50 li.
Item, with the said termes payment of the tynd fisch, extending to 26 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, the tynd fisch being set efter laufull rouping at Witsonday 1659 for ane year then to come for thrie scoir thrie punds sex shillings viijd., the compter receavit the half thairof in hand, extending to 31 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, the compter chairges himselfe with what he receaved for the licence grantit for the buriall place of ane bairne of wmquhill George Ross within the Hie Kirk, 20 li.
Item, with the maill of the twa buithes beneth the tolbuith frae Witsonday 1658 to Witsonday 1659, 80 li.
Item, the compter chairges himself with the soume receavit be him for the tounes pairt of the tynds of the lands of Gorballes the yeir 1659, extending to 263 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, receavit be him fra Archibald Maxwell for the first terms payment of the tynds of the aikers about the toune the year 1659, extending to 500 li.
Item, with what he receaved frae James Stirling for the tynd tak dewtie of Annandailles land within the parochine of Drysdaill for the crope 1658, ane hundareth four scoir fyve marks, inde 123 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, the compter is to be chairged with the haill burgessis and gild brether fynes he intermetted with betwixt Michaelmes 1658 and Michaelmes 1659 yeares, 571 li.
Item, the compter is farder to be chairged with the sowme fallowing receavit be him farder frae James Moodie and Johne Donnald as ane pairt of the tynds of Drymen the yeares 1655, 1656 and 1657, 167 li. 10s.
DISCHARGE.
Item, to Johne Clark be warrand (13 November 1658) in compleit payment for building of the dyck on the north syd of the Blackfrier kirk and the stair to the counsall there, 150 li.
Item, debursit to Patrick Wilsoune for drawing the paissis of the heigh kirk knock, be warrand daitit the twelf of the said moneth of Februar, 6 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, deburst to mak wp the hundereth punds for helping to build wp the bridge of Corsfairne, be warrand daitit the twentie eight of May 1659, 44 li.
Item, deburst to the relict of vmquhill Johne Wilsoune for her right of the hous the toune bought at the New Kirk, be warrand daitit the twentie fyve of June 1659, 343 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, to Johne Clark, maissoune, be warrand of the same dait, in pairt of the measoune work of the meil mercat, 333 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, be warrand of 2d July 1659 to the maissounes in pairt of the building of the bridge at the Barrasyett and there discharge conforme, 200 li.
Item, to Johne Boill and Johne Fischers chairges for there raid to the generall to adverteis him of the piracies in the wast seas, be warrand daitit the 11 July, 23 li.
Item, deburst for in caisting of the trinche at the Greinheid, be warrand daitit the 6 of August 1659, 108 li.
Item, deburst to the deane of gild for his chairges and wthers that went with him to Linlithgow to meit with the deane of gilds in Edinburgh and wthers and when he went to the generall for the excyse of salt and for his wther debursments be warrand of the same dait, 45 li. 16s.
Item, to Williame Yair for sorting and inventering the tounes haill wrytes and wther services, be warrand of 21 August 133 li. 6s. 8d.
Item, deburst to the maissounes in compleit payment for bigging the bridge at the Barrasyet, be warrand of 27 August, 200 li.
Item, to Johne Colquhoune for making ane stand of new bras troane weights and renewing of the haill tounes old lead weights, be warrand of 6 September 1659, 97 li. 1s.
Item, deburst to James Pollok for his chairges in goeing to Puckie and Puckie mylnes and for twa yeares dewtie payit to St. Andrews therfor, be warrand of the same dait, 55 li. 13s. 4d.

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

In the first, deburst to Mr. Hugh Blair, minister, conforme to his twa dischearges conteined in the book made for that effect, 720 li. 12s.
Item, deburst to vmquhill Mr. George Young, conform to his dischearges conteaned in the said book, 500 li.
Item, deburst to Mr. John Carstaires, conform to his twa discherges conteaned in the said book, 730 li.
Item, to Mr. Robert M'Quaird, conforme to his two discharges conteaned therintill, 730 li.
Item, deburst to the minister at the Barronrie kirk, conforme to his twa dischearges conteined in the forsaid buik, 866 li. 13s. 4d.
Item, to the relict of wmquhill Mr. James Durhame, be her dischearges, quhilk compleited his steepand for the terme of Mertimes 1658 and preceeding, 480 li.
Item, to the relict of vmquhill Mr. George Young, quhilk compleited his steepand for the terme of Witsonday 1659, 220 li. 12s.
Item, to Mathew Colquhoune for his service and mending the Heigh Kirk, be his two dischearges, 120 li.
Item, Mr. George Youngs relict for his steepand frae Witsonday 1658 to Witsonday 1659 conforme to her dischearge, 500 li.