Early Records Relating to Mining in Scotland

Early Records Relating to Mining in Scotland

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...let the thesaurair or comptroillair seik the grytter compositioun thairfoir sua the kingis Majestie salbe frome geving the xx part of the said compositione to the maister of the mynis foir doing of I vatt nocht quhat. 31. Thair is ane ansuer alredie gevin to the x part in the 29 ansuer heirof. 32. This is ane plaine debaring of all maner personis from sersing seiking takinge in few or in tak ony of the said mynis: for quha vill gif ane greit soume of money for the few or tak of ony myne to be bund to bring and carie the greit quantitie thairof to ane only man and to nane vtheris quhilk onlie man mey duell at the farrest part of Scotland fra the said myne yit quhen the fewar or takis man hes cariit the samyne to his greit hurt he can nocht tell quhat this maister refyner will tak fra him for virking thairof peraduentur mair nor the haill vining vill draw to and also how sall the auner be But that the kingis refyner vill gif him all his awin mettall that is therin bak againe in consideratioun heirof sall nocht the awner haif frie power to virk his auin mettall vith his awin servandis or with thame that vill tak leist fra him for refyning theirof as ony man that byis land vill imput his auin seruandis: As for his maister part of the saidis mynis he mey gif his auin part thairof to his awin refyner bot not the rest of the partis and gif this refyner be cheiflie appointit for keiping just compt of the kingis Majesteis part thairof I can nocht tell to quhat effect the maister of the mynis sould haif so greit feis and casualiteis gevin him. 33. Thir premissis being veill considderit na man vill tak any myn nather in tak nor in few except it be this maister of the mynis him self or the refyner allanerlie be reasoun quha vill pay ane greit soume of money...show more

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  • Paperback | 98 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 191g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236510542
  • 9781236510549